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Senior Abigail Aitken earned the award for an essay she wrote about storytelling and its intersection with environmentalism.  The C.P. Snow Scholar award is presented to one or two students who compose an essay that demonstrates how their academics and extracurricular achievements combine both the humanities and the sciences.

Q&A: Senior C.P. Snow Scholar shares passion for environmentalism

By Jonah Schweitzer, Contributing Writer May 7, 2023
Ithaca College senior Abigail Aitken was announced as the 2022–23 C.P. Snow Scholar on April 27.  
Mathematician Cathy O’Neil published a book in 2016 called “Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy,” which was the focus of her talk.

Mathematician discusses harmful impact of data in society

By Sam Haut, Staff Writer April 21, 2017
Cathy O’Neil presented what she has learned about how data are used to manipulate how society functions, from firing teachers to jailing criminals.
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