Professor Eric Foner '63CC, '69GSAS recently launched the second of his three-part online course (MOOC) on the Civil War and Reconstruction. Now, Columbia alumni have exclusive access to course materials including videos, interviews, and extended clips. Access now.
Happy Holidays! Whether you’re traveling for winter break or planning your 2015 trips, the CAA is your home away from home. Here are some ways to connect.
Alumni in the News
Albert Thompson '54CC, '60DM and Carlos Muñoz '57CC, ’61GSAS lived on the same block of West 116th Street and knew each other at Columbia College, overlapping for one year. Now their names jointly grace a new Columbia initiative for future generations of local students. Read more.
A new High Line photography exhibit features the work of five School of the Arts alumnae: N. Dash ('10), Iman Issa ('07), Liz Magic Laser ('08), Aki Sasamoto ('07) and Mika Tajima ('03). The photography show, also called Pier 54, opens Thursday, November 6 from 6 to 8 pm at 120 Eleventh Avenue and runs through December 13, 2014. Read more.
On October 23, 2014, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Dr. Richard H. Weisberg to the key Administration post of Appointee for Member, Commission for the Preservation of America¹s Heritage Abroad.
Remarking on Dr. Weisberg and his fellow nominees to other posts in the Adminstration, President Obama said, ³These fine public servants bring a depth of experience and tremendous dedication to their important roles. I look forward to working with them in the months and years to come.²
From New York to Shanghai and in between, alumni and friends are coming together for the holiday season. Celebrate the close of 2014 at a Columbia gathering near you.