Won’t you be my neighbor? How Artificial Intelligences are Changing Human Communities

Posted: October 19, 2021 at 3:00 pm

The recent pandemic has shed new light on what it means to live, work, and play as part of a community. New tools and communication technologies have helped to reduce social isolation and connect us like never before, and yet these same technologies have also highlighted challenges with respect to trust, disinformation, and fairness. What […]

A/V requirements: LCD Projector, Screen

Dave Lattanzi

Emerging Infectious Diseases

Posted: April 29, 2020 at 5:47 pm, Last Updated: June 22, 2021 at 3:31 pm

Dr. Roess can address the following aspects of emerging infectious diseases: Disparities, Coronaviruses, Breastfeeding, Microbiome, One Health, Food Borne Illness, Antimicrobial Resistance.

A/V requirements: Screen

Amira Roess

Defining the role of Health Informatics

Posted: November 12, 2019 at 1:10 pm, Last Updated: June 22, 2021 at 3:33 pm

Describe the role and benefits of health informatics in the delivery of quality patient-centered care. Discuss professional health care provider responsibilities for safeguarding confidential client information, including HIPAA regulations. Explain possible consequences for breaches in privacy and confidentiality. Discuss professional responsibilities in the use of social health care technology or media as it relates to […]

A/V requirements: Screen, White Board and Markers

Matthew Hicks

Computing in Science and Society

Posted: July 23, 2019 at 6:12 pm, Last Updated: June 22, 2021 at 3:45 pm

Computing is now so ubiquitous that we tend to forget the profound consequences it is having in science and society. The talk explores the advent and evolution of computing in science and society, and attempts to predict future developments.

A/V requirements: Laptop, LCD, Screen

Rainald Lohner

Things That Keep Me Up at Night: Technology’s Severest Challenges

Posted: April 13, 2017 at 6:48 pm, Last Updated: September 13, 2021 at 8:12 pm

If you are pretty much comfortable with today’s information technology world, this course is probably not for you. The instructor, who teaches technology policy at Mason, has collected several dozen of what he thinks are the scarier, more worrisome, and potentially game-changing topics in information technology that may be in our near-term and longterm future. […]

A/V requirements: None

Steve Ruth