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I was able to work directly with professors and their labs to learn the ins and outs of research, while getting my own hands-on experience. This took my learning outside of the classroom and encouraged me to consider the different types of careers I could pursue following my degree.
My health studies courses have certainly expanded my worldview on a personal and academic level. Not only have I gained a deeper understanding over how closely our health is connected to our location in society, both biographically and geographically, I have been supplied with numerous reference points that highlight the significance of these relationships locally and globally, specifically in connection to our health and well-being. I feel well prepared to pursue any area of interest that pertains to health and/or healthcare related issues.
The specialist option has been the most beneficial aspect of my program ... the additional training in econometric theory has helped me progress along the career path I want to pursue. It has also given me an advantage in the job market.
The degree I completed in Health Studies provided with an excellent foundation to enter the nursing program. The program thoroughly educated me in a number of health and aging topics and encouraged me to think about these topics critically.
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March 15, 2023 6:30 pm
MAS Symposium Lecture
March 30, 2023 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Harry Lyman Hooker Distinguished Visiting Professor Speaker Series: Spreading Indra’s Net in Manhattan
Spreading Indra’s Net in Manhattan: D. T. Suzuki’s Columbia University Lectures on Kegon Buddhism
In spring, 1952, D. T. Suzuki began a series of seminars at Columbia University concerning the development of Chinese Buddhism, culminating in the study of the Buddhist path as presented in the Kegonkyo¯ (Avatamsaka Su? tra). Using a range of recently uncovered archival sources, I will discuss Suzuki’s presentation of Buddhism and the wideranging influence of his seminars on American culture and religious life.
April 26, 2023 9:00 am to 12:00 pm