Riverdale Neighborhood University
A Day of Live Talks
Sunday, May 19, 2019
at Riverdale Neighborhood House, 5521 Mosholu Avenue, Bronx, NY 10471
featuring some of our community’s greatest minds
Inspired by “One Day University,” a nationwide program tapping into the talents of prominent professors at major colleges, Riverdale Neighborhood House realized that our community has its own treasure trove of fascinating experts in diverse fields.
We are pleased to present three speakers on May 19 for our very first
Neighborhood University. If you embrace it, we’ll try to offer more.
Sign up for all three seminars or choose among them.
10:00 a.m. — 11:00 a.m.
‘I READ THE NEWS TODAY, OH BOY!’
REPORTING IN THE AGE OF TRUMP
Bernard “Buddy” Stein
Mr. Stein is the former editor of The Riverdale Press
and Professor of Journalism at Hunter College. He is a
three-time finalist for of the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing,
which he won in 1998.
11:15 a.m. — 12:15 p.m.
TECHNOLOGY AND PERCEPTION,
FROM ANTS TO AI
Prof. Slavin’s TED talk “How Algorithms Shape our World” has been seen
by millions of viewers captivated by his premise that we’re living in a world
designed for — and increasingly controlled by — algorithms.
Prof. Slavin has taught at NYU, Cooper Union and Fabrica. He is a fellow of
the MIT Media Lab and as an entrepreneur he has integrated digital media,
game development, technology and design.
12:15 noon — 1:00 p.m. COMPLIMENTARY LUNCH
(Provided By Garden Gourmet)
1:00 p.m. — 2:00 p.m.
IF YOU COULD SEE THE FUTURE,
WHAT WOULD YOU HAVE FOR DINNER?
Prof. Mosconi is Director of the Women’s Brain Initiative and Associate
Director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at Weill Cornell Medical College.
She is the author of “BRAIN FOOD: The Surprising Science of Eating for
Cognitive Power.” Autographed copies will be available for purchase.
Attend any single program for $35 or all three for $75.
Free childcare is available.
Space is limited, apply today.
For further information, or to register,
call 718 549 8100, ext. 123
Co-sponsored by: The Riverdale Press
Free six-month subscription to The Riverdale Press
for the first 100 registrants
Refreshments Provided by: Garden Gourmet!