• "I was fortunate to come [to Lamont] when there were some amazing other women beginning the program and finishing the program. Women...who were running major field programs around the world, sending satellites to Europa and to spin around comets. It was that cadre of remarkable, smart women who really helped me through my education here." In honor of Women's History Month, read the rest of Robin Bell's story and more stories on ColumbiaYou.

  • There has never been a better time for alumni to join The Columbia University Club of New York. In celebration of the Club's new affiliation agreement with The Penn Club, alumni who join before 6/30 will pay no initiation fee, and will receive up to 15 months of exclusive benefits for the price of 12 months. You'll have access to a full range of amenities, including exclusive events, guest rooms, fine dining, private event facilities, a fitness center, and more.

  • Robert Young, a distinguished humanities scholar and author who specializes in the history of post-colonialism, spoke about migration at the Columbia Global Center in Amman. He applied his knowledge to the tragic case of German philosopher Walter Benjamin, drawing parallels between his quest for asylum and today's refugee and immigration issues. Listen to his lecture on The Low Down.

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