Macricostas School of Arts & Sciences

Philosophy and Humanistic Studies Department

Events and Announcements

2018 Arts and Sciences Honors Convocation

Left to right, standing: Amanda Vitti, Outstanding Philosophy Major; Nancy Xu, Outstanding Interdisciplinary Studies Major; Ciera Clarke, Outstanding Interdisciplinary Studies Major; Christo Hamilakis, Outstanding Philosophy Minor; Dr. Anna Malavisi, Outstanding Philosophy Professor
Left to right, sitting: Honorah Creagh, Outstanding Philosophy Minor; Alex Schick, Outstanding Philosophy Major

Our department flags (designed by Chris Michaels)

the more pretentious version:


the less pretentious version:


On the Convergence of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

Public lecture by Dr. Rick Lawrence, February 22nd, 2017, 3 PM, Westside Student Center South Ballroom



Dr. Lawrence was Distinguished Research Staff Member, and Senior Manager, Machine Learning & Decision Analytics, within the Cognitive Computing organization at IBM Research at Yorktown Heights NY. Dr. Lawrence received his B.S. degree at Stanford University in Chemical Engineering and his Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering at the University of Illinois. Before joining IBM in 1987, he led the Neutronics Methods group in the Applied Physics Division of Argonne National Laboratory.