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SWE: “Let’s Talk”

Chemical engineering professors Amanda Simson (left) and Jennifer Weiser (right) discuss their experiences as women in engineering. Photo by Kavya Udupa (BSE '19).
The Society of Women Engineers hosted a talk on Nov. 28 featuring several female professors from the engineering school. Chemical engineering professors Amanda Simson (left) and Jennifer Weiser (right) discuss their experiences as women in engineering. Photo by Kavya Udupa (BSE ’19).
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Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Programs Anita Raja (left) and Chair of Mechanical Engineer Melody Baglione (right) were also on the panel. Photo by Matthew Grattan (ChE ’19)
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The Road to Free: Ivory Tower Five Years Later

By Evan Bubniak (ME ‘21)

By 6:15, the lobby outside Rose Auditorium was bustling. At the tables lined up along the walls, students, alumni, and visitors enjoyed sandwiches and popcorn, drank seltzer water, made their own Cooper Union and activist-themed pins. They also explored literature from the spring of 2013, when Cooper students occupied the President’s office on the top floor of the Foundation Building for 65 days in protest of then-President Jamshed Bharucha’s decision to introduce tuition.

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Cooper Brue Exhibition

Cooper Brue held their second annual Beer Brewing Exhibition on Dec. 1. The brewing class, under the direction of Professor Sam Keene, showcased a variety of their beers, including a brown ale, an IPA, a porter, and a milk stout alongside beer-inspired snacks. The event was also educational; there were taste tests, informative posters, and of course the knowledgeable brewers! From left to right: Evan Dalke (CE ‘18), Ella de Buck (Art ‘18), Helen Ho (ChE ‘18), Brenda So (EE ‘18), Professor Keene. Photo by Matthew Grattan (ChE ‘19).
Cooper Brue held their second annual Beer Brewing Exhibition on Dec. 1. The brewing class, under the direction of Professor Sam Keene, showcased a variety of their beers, including a brown ale, an IPA, a porter, and a milk stout alongside beer-inspired snacks. The event was also educational; there were taste tests, informative posters, and of course the knowledgeable brewers! From left to right: Evan Dalke (CE ‘18), Ella de Buck (Art ‘18), Helen Ho (ChE ‘18), Brenda So (EE ‘18), Professor Keene. Photo by Matthew Grattan (ChE ‘19).
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Ai Weiwei in the Great Hall, Fences and Refugees

By Matthew Grattan (ChE ’19)

You may have noticed fences springing up around the East Village and the Lower East Side—mounted on the north side of the Foundation Building, nestled between two buildings on East Seventh Street, or lining the exterior of the Essex Street Market. Those fences, along with a host of larger sculptures and banners on street lamps are part of the Public Art Fund’s exhibition, “Good Fences Make Good Neighbors,” by artist Ai Weiwei.

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