E.g., 04/20/2018
E.g., 04/20/2018
Thursday, April 5, 2018 to Friday, April 6, 2018
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

The undeclared war in southeastern Ukraine has entered its fifth year and shows little sign of abating.  To help us think critically about this momentous global conflict, Ambassador Volodymyr Yelchenko, the Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations and former Ukrainian Ambassador to Moscow, will speak on April 4 at 4:30pm in...

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

What role does science play in global health and how is it an instrument of international diplomacy?

Princeton University’s 2018 Gilbert S. Omenn ’61 Lecture in Science Policy will be delivered by Dr. Harold Varmus, co-recipient of the 1989 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for studies of the genetic basis of cancer. He currently...

Apr 4, 2018

Questions about democracy have been front and center in the United States, especially since the 2016 election. What is the state of democracy both in the United States and around the globe? How are our democratic institutions faring in the modern age — especially given new and emerging threats like “fake news?”

Apr 4, 2018

“The Woo is a community that is constantly thinking about how to create a better world.

Previously, Varmus was the director of the National Cancer Institute for (2010 – 2015), the president of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center for a decade and director of the National Institutes of Health (1993 – 1999). He joined the Meyer Cancer Center of Weill Cornell Medicine as the Lewis Thomas University Professor of Medicine in April 2015.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm