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Fall 2021 Events

Students enjoy Milstein BBQ

Milstein Program Welcome Dinner 
Open only to Milstein Program students
Wednesday, August 25, 2021

The Milstein Program in Technology & Humanity is hosting a dinner to welcome back new and returning students of the Milstein Program. The group will enjoy a dinner provided by Dinosaur BBQ. Transportation will be provided. 

Hoffman Ropes Course

Hoffman Ropes Course Challenge/"Teaming" Excercises
Open only to Milstein Program students
Sunday, September 5, 2021

Students in The Milstein Program in Technology & Humanity will meet at the Hoffman Challenge Course near Cornell campus for team-building activities on the high and low ropes course. Transportation will be provided.

Steven Johnson

20,000 MORE DAYS: How We Doubled Global Life Expectancy in Just 100 Years with author Steven Johnson
Wednesday, September 22, 2021

132 Goldwin Smith (Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium)

Moderated by Associate Professors Austin Bunn and Alex Travis

Register for this event.

New York Times bestselling science and technology writer Steven Johnson is the author of 13 books, including The Ghost MapMind Wide OpenWhere Good Ideas Come From, and his newest, Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer. He is co-host and co-creator of two PBS series, Extra Life and the Emmy-winning PBS/BBC series How We Got to Now.

Co-Sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of Science and Technology Studies, and the Masters in Public Health.

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FUTURE YOU SPEAKER SERIES: Elizabeth Kim, POSTPONED UNTIL SPRING SEMESTER

Behavior Scientist at Spotify
Open only to Milstein Program students

Elizabeth Kim will speak with Milstein Program students about her career, including her current role as Behavior Scientist at Spotify. 

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FUTURE YOU SPEAKER SERIES: Beth Xie
Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Beth Xie will speak with Milstein Program students about her career, including her role as CEO and Co-founder of TaggPic (Acquired by Google), a computer vision startup that brings visual-content intelligence to real-world exploration and navigation,