Global Columbia Collaboratory Summer 2020

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We are working on a social media campaign that is committed to highlighting Black-owned businesses in the communities surrounding Columbia in the face of racial injustice.

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We are creating a website that looks at the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on different philosophical aspects of our global society. Subtopics include religion and spirituality, human connectivity, and trust in science and government during the pandemic.

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We worked on developing a lesson transcript linking climate change, COVID-19, and environmental justice for middle school students. We aimed to transform how schools approach climate change by implementing environmental education into the curricula.

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We are writing a children’s storybook (aged 6 to 9) that explores the intersection between anti-Asian racism and COVID-19.

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A lending system of electronic devices for low-income high school students in Lima and Bogotá that aims to give them access to virtual education.

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Silver Lining is a podcast that offers nuanced conversations about East Asian societies in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. With the expertise of graduate students, we hope to make the world of academia more accessible and less esoteric to find the silver lining.

Globe and Crown

what IF is an interactive fiction anthology aiming to capture the Covid-19 pandemic’s multifaceted impact on different parts of the world. The four short stories utilize interactivity to heighten audience immersion and cultivate a sense of global empathy.

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We created advocacy and educational resources to help low-income parents of children who are virtually learning in New York City, as well as a survey to better understand their specific needs for this academic year.

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Columbia Health Nexus partners with healthcare workers around the world in an attempt to understand their lives and their patients’ lives during the pandemic. Based on interviews we conducted with healthcare workers and patients around the world, Health Nexus created an interactive analysis of interview transcriptions and plans to publish a graphic novel representing their stories.