Archives for June 2013

6/12 & 6/18 – Discussion and Book Signing: Dr. Carl Hart, High Price

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Join Dr. Carl Hart, Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry at Columbia for a talk, discussion and signing event on his book High Price: A Neuroscientist’s Journey of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything You Know About Drugs and Society.

From the publisher: A powerful story of hope and change, of a scientist who has dedicated his life to helping others, High Price will alter the way we think about poverty, race, and addiction–and how we can effect change.

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Wednesday, June 12th, 2013 – 7:00 PM
NEW YORK, NY

Barnes & Noble – *Upper West Side
2289 Broadway @ 82nd St
New York, NY 10024
212-362-8835
http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/author-events/Carl-Hart/50182192

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 – 1:00 PM
SAN DIEGO, CA

University of California San Diego Bookstore
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093
858-534-7323
http://www.campusbooks.com/college_bookstores/ca/University-of-California-San-Diego-Bookstore.html

Listen to Dr. Hart’s interviews at the links below:

Flawed Drug Policy Highlights Myths About Race and Drugs
The Takeaway| WNYC Radio and Public Radio International, February 13, 2013

The Highs and Lows of Legalized Marijuana
Big Think, April 3, 2009

Affinity Group Summer Kick-Off

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Come join the Columbia University Alumni Affinity Groups on Thursday, June 6th at Hudson Terrace for our first co-sponsored event of the summer. There will be beautiful roof-top views and drink specials from 6:30-9:00, so arrive on time!

Location Details:
621 West 46th Street
(between 11th and 12th Avenues)
New York, NY 10036
(212) 315-9400

Time:
6:30pm – 9:00pm
(2-for-1 drinks from 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Happy hour pricing from 7:30-9:00pm)

Sponsored By:
Asian Columbia Alumni Association (ACAA)
Black Alumni Council (BAC)
Columbia College Woman (CCW)
Latino Alumni of Columbia University (LAACU)

About Hudson Terrace:
With its magnificent urban vista, is an unparalleled entertainment destination. Discreetly tucked at the edge of midtown along the Hudson River, this spectacular haven of serene opulence offers unforgettable venue amenities. The Hudson Terrace event venue imaginatively unites intimate interiors with all-season exterior spaces. Erected from imported heirloom woods, handcrafted tiles and treasured stone, the venue promises nothing short of uncompromising artistry.