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SciPop Talks! Where Science Intersects Pop Culture A series of talks about science in movies, books, and games.

Meet Professor Aarushi Sajejpal


Speakers: Aarushi Sahejpal (SOC, Journalism)

After building some of the country’s most-trusted public COVID-19 datasets, Prof. Sahejpal came back to AU to teach quantitative methods and data journalism in the School of Communication. As a civic data scientist and journalist, Prof. Sahejpal brings the worlds of data,  artificial intelligence, and public media together. Sahejpal holds a dual appointment as Data Editor at The Investigative Reporting Workshop, which is the nonprofit and editorially-independent newsroom housed in SOC, where he runs a computational journalism lab.

Photograph of Aarushi Sahejpal

Title: Are You the One? Breaking Down the Algorithms Behind Love.

When: October 4, 2023 7-8pm

Location: Bender Library Lower Level (B30)

Description: Have you ever wondered about how dating apps like Hinge, Tinder, and Bumble do the math to help you find 'The One'? Join us in Bender Library for the second installation of this speaker series with SOC professor Aarushi Sahejpal from 7-7:30 followed by a Q&A.