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(In)dependence in Palliative Care by William Tang

by | October 6, 2014
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The following is an excerpt from William Tang’s CSSR/TCC Summer Internship paper. Please click here for the entire article.   William Tang CSSR-TCC Summer Intern August 8, 2014 (In)dependence in Palliative Care Foreword This past summer, with support from the Columbia Centre for the Study of Science and Religion (CSSR), I was able to participate […]

The Role of the Physician in the Nursing Home Health Care Team by Joseph Quintas

by | October 6, 2014
Category: TCC

The following is an excerpt from Joseph Quintas’ CSSR/TCC Internship paper. Click here to read the entire article. The Role of the Physician in the Nursing Home Health Care Team Joseph Quintas Intern, Summer 2014 Terence Cardinal Cooke and the Columbia Center for the Study of Science and Religion  Introduction: The physician is often seen […]

Growing Pains by Rachel Chung

by | October 6, 2014
Category: TCC

The following is an excerpt from Rachel Chung’s CSSR/TCC Internship Paper. Click here to read the entire article. Growing Pains Rachel Chung Intern, Summer 2014 Terence Cardinal Cooke and the Columbia Center for the Study of Science and Religion There is nothing like pain. Pain, though deeply subjective and unique among individuals, is experienced by […]

Igniting an Ethical Dilemma: The Smoking Policy by Zoë Blake

by | October 6, 2014
Category: TCC

The Following is an excerpt from Zoe Blake’s CSSR/TCC Internship Essay. To read the essay in its entirety, click here. IGNITING AN ETHICAL DILEMMA: THE SMOKING POLICY Columbia University Center for the Study of Science and Religion & Terence Cardinal Cooke Health Care Center Summer Internship Project, 2014 Zoë Blake Throughout this internship, I found […]

The Course of Nature, By Amy and Bob Pollack (Amazon Link inside)

by | September 23, 2014
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After two years of art and writing by Amy and I, our book “The Course of Nature: Natural Selection and Its Consequences” is now available on Amazon! >>Click here for the Amazon webpage<< Humanity is a part of Nature, yet every thinking person at one time or another asks herself or himself, “How did we get […]

The Higgs Boson and me

by | August 2, 2012
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Anyone who teaches in Frontiers of Science at Columbia gets asked questions about anything scientific that makes it to the front pages of a newspaper. Here’s my response to the question: what does the Higgs Boson mean to me? The question it begins to answer is, why does anything exist? That is, where does mass […]