The Brown Institute is excited to announce the launch of Maternal Figures on September 3 at 10AM ET. We invite you to join project leads Ashley Okwuosa and Chuma Asuzu as they introduce Maternal Figures, a database of maternal health interventions implemented in Nigeria over the last 30 years. Register for the launch at maternalfigures.com/launch.
Subway usage in New York City has decreased dramatically during the current COVID-19 pandemic, prompting architects, urban planners, and transportation specialists to wonder what life will look like after the city has reopened. Could New York ever become a more bicycle and pedestrian friendly city? To better understand if New Yorkers are actually replacing subway
Updated 06/09/20: The team behind the 2019-20 Magic Grant Trump Town have made a pivot, and are focusing on state and local governments and their responses to COVID-19. Derek Kravitz and his team have received thousands of pages of emails in response to a large number of very targeted FOIA requests. In these emails we
Video conferencing app Zoom has surged in popularity due to the coronavirus pandemic, prompting the questions: what data can the company collect about our conversations, and what could they do with it? Those questions were answered by the researchers behind Mapping Data Flows — John Batelle, Senior Research Scholar and Adjunct Professor at Columbia’s School
As part of the Hacking Voter Suppression 2018-2019 Magic Grant, Columbia Journalism School Professor June Cross and Charlotte Braithwaite, a Theater Director and Assistant Professor of Music and Theater Arts at MIT, will host Casting the Vote, An American Dinner Party. The event will take place on April 11, 12 & 13 at the MIT