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Get ready to change lives that change the world with Columbia Giving Day on October 29, meet alumni authors at the 2014 Alumni Book Fair, and become a Civil War scholar with Professor Foner's online EdX course.
Career networking, campus news, alumni achievements, and more. Read on below.



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The sharp-toothed drama, House of Cards, created by Beau Willimon '99CC, '03SOA, might circle Washington, DC, but the political hunt started at Columbia.

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Columbia Giving Day is October 29

Save the date! On October 29, Columbians will come together to change lives that change the world for the third #ColumbiaGivingDay. Be the first to know what’s in store for 2014 – including new competitions between schools – by visiting and signing up for ColumbiaSOCIAL.


2014 Alumni Authors Book Fair

New York City; October 11

Join fellow Columbians at the third annual CAA Alumni Authors Book Fair. Spend the afternoon with talented alumni authors, attend author readings, connect with fellow bibliophiles, and add to your reading list. More here.

orange arrowCelebrate Your Columbia Connections in New York City

New York City; September 30

orange arrowLace Up for the 13th Annual 5K Fun Run/ Walk with President Lee C. Bollinger

New York City; October 24 (Limited space available for alumni runners and race volunteers.)

orange arrowHow Did You Connect This Month? A Look Back at September's Columbia Connects
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Regional Spotlight

 Tailgate at Penn

Philadelphia, PA; October 18

 Women Leaders in Changing India

Mumbai, India; October 30



Network with Fellow Alums: Fashion, Film, Marketing, and Environmental

Online Networking; October 14



Gain career insight by speed networking with Columbia alumni professionals who are currently working or interested in fashion, film, marketing, and the environment. Meet seven alumni in one hour by signing up for this free online event. Register here.

orange arrowStart With Who You Know: Leveraging Your Columbia Alumni Network Through LinkedIn

Webinar; October 9

orange arrowAlumni Speed Networking in Low Rotunda

New York City; October 30

orange arrowSeeking Guest Webinar Presenters
orange arrowNetworking Breakfast at the Columbia Alumni Center

New York City; October 23


Eric Foner Launches Massive Open Online Course, First in Three-Part Series on Civil War

Online; September 2014-March 2015


Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and Columbia University’s DeWitt Clinton Professor of History Eric Foner '63CC, '69GSAS brings his popular Columbia class to the online EdX platform. The first section on antebellum American is currently live. Stay tuned for alumni exclusive features in the second and third courses on the Civil War and Reconstruction later this year. Read more.

orange arrowCafe Columbia: "Cameras, Lights, ... Income!" with Economic Development Professor Xavier Sala-i-Martin

New York City; October 13

orange arrowWe Are What We Remember: The Biology of Memory & Age-Related Memory Disorders with Nobel Laureate Eric Kandel

New York City; October 7

orange arrowTemples to Tigers: Travel to India with the CAA

January 4-21, 2015


Sexual Respect at Columbia

Over the past year, the issue of sexual assault has gained a new level of attention and engagement on campuses around the country. The University is committed to providing a national model of the best policies and practices to help ensure that members of the Columbia community feel safe and respected. Learn more.

orange arrowNeuroscientist Carl Hart’s Memoir High Price Wins PEN Award
orange arrowFaculty Q&A with Ruth DeFries, Environmental Geographer
orange arrowColumbia Nurses Develop Medical Apps to Address a Host of Health Needs
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Columbia Athletics

 Basketball Season Tickets On Sale Now
 Columbia Men's Basketball Tip-Off Dinner
 Men’s Soccer Shuts Out Michigan 3-0
 Columbia Athletics and Turismo Chile Create Sponsorship for 2014-15
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