Information Session

Intro to Shaping the Future

Date

January 27, 2021

6:00pm

Location

Event will be held online

On January 27th at 6pm ET, join the Columbia University High School Immersion Programs for an interactive info session and preview of three immersive courses. Hear from four instructors who will discuss their research and expertise at the precollege level, as well as current students and alumni who will share insights on their experiences. Learn how these innovative virtual classes make use of mixed media, augmented reality, design thinking, and radical problem-solving in their approaches to teaching high school students skills, cutting-edge science, and business practices for manifesting their own visions of the future. The rich academic engagement of the program is supplemented by workshops taught by Columbia’s Digital Storytelling Lab, adding a uniquely collaborative and social element to students’ learning. An informational Q&A will follow, with the opportunity for participants to ask questions about our program offerings, the application, and the admissions and enrollment process. Attendees of the Q&A will receive an application fee waiver code. 

Hear course previews from the following instructors: 

Lance Weiler, Director, Digital Storytelling Lab, and Associate Professor of Professional Practice in Film and Theatre, Columbia School of the Arts 
Teaches “For the Future(S): Design Thinking for Uncertain Times”

Barrie Adleberg, Instructor and Interaction Designer, Digital Storytelling Lab, Columbia School of the Arts
Teaches “For the Future(S): Design Thinking for Uncertain Times”

Jack McGourty, Ph.D., Director of Community and Global Entrepreneurship, Columbia Business School
Teaches "Entrepreneurship: From Idea to Early Product Design"

Prachi Patel, Ph.D. Candidate, Columbia's Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute 
Teaches “Physics and Technologies of the Future”

Current students and alumni including Ryan Singh and Angelina Yu will join the panel to discuss their experience in the program.  

Discussion moderated by Annette Bhatia, Ph.D., Executive Director, Academic Administration, Columbia University School of Professional Studies. 

Speakers

Hear from four instructors who will discuss their research and expertise at the precollege level, as well as current students and alumni who will share insights on their experiences.