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The Division of Science Student Council convened a panel of students with research and/or work experience to discuss how they got their opportunities and how they made the most of them.
Intro The US Atlantic Coast is one of the most vulnerable areas in the world to sea level rise (SLR) because of its low elevation, large population concentration, and economic importance. In addition to SLR, coastal communities like New York City can expect an increase in flooding events and unpredictable weather patterns in coming years. Under current emission trends sea level will continue to rise throughout the twenty-first century. The Northern Hemisphere is expected to experience an increase of up to 30 percent maximum precipitation (Banholzer et al. 2014). NYC and the North East Coast of the United States is …
Students Danielle Tommaso, Joe Sollod, and Lorenzo Paganotti presented their mid-year progress for their yearlong capstone project focused on the development of a Hoboken Resilience Primer for the City. See video below from their Zoom presentation on May 15th, 2020.
As part of the requirements for completing the capstone for the Program, students must present a video mid-year review documenting progress so far and research directions for the next semester. Students Carolina Salane and Navida Rukhsha Vignoles present their work in the video below on evaluating botanic garden children’s education programs across New York City.
Students Debbie Einhorn, Bryant Cupidore, and Alex Young are working on the yearlong capstone project with Professor Christina Staudt of the Columbia University Death Lab. As part of the capstone process, students are required to present at the mid-year point to show their work to date and plan for the next semester of research and deliverables. Below is a video recording of their mid-year review, which was held online over Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic.