Ideas on Campus
Rushdie Speaks about Imagination and Religion
Watch Rushdie in conversation with Gauri Viswanathan, professor of English and comparative literature at Columbia, introduced by Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk.
President Bollinger's Message to the University about Columbia and the Economic Outlook
Learn more about how Columbia University is responding to the economic downturn.
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Get Involved: CAA
New Directions for the CAA
What does an alumni leader do? Find out by exploring videos of panel discussions, audio lectures, and presentations about the future of Columbia alumni. More
Career Teleseminar: Self-Promotion for Introverts
December 16, 8 p.m.
Come out of the shadows and into the money: Career counselor Nancy Ancowitz explains how in this free, call-in seminar. More
Who keeps you involved with Columbia? Nominate your pick for the Alumni Medal, the highest alumni honor bestowed by the University. More
Send Your Kids to Columbia
High school kids are invited to apply to the Summer in NYC program at Barnard College. More
Producers, directors, writers, actors: E-mail us the title, running time, and logline of your film to be considered for a future program of Columbia alumni films. E-mail us
Nobody does it better: Check out festivities and photo ops from Columbia College's dinner to honor Austin Quigley, the "Duke Ellington of deans." More
Check back soon for details on an alumni and friends pre-game basketball tip-off party before the Columbia vs. Virginia Tech game at Madison Square Garden at 2:00 p.m., December 20, 2008.
In the World
RUSSIA: Holiday Bash
December 18, 7:30 p.m.
Get festive with the Columbia University Club of Moscow. More
KOREA: CUAAK Annual Gala
December 4, 6 p.m.
Join us to celebrate Columbia in Korea at a gala occasion near the Han river. More
FL: Shapiro on American Politics
December 5, 6 p.m.
An historic election... now what? Join Professor Robert Shapiro to peer into the future of American politics. More
CA & OR: Erikson on Election 2008
December 5, 6 p.m.
December 7, 11 a.m.
What did the 2008 election mean for our country? Join Professor Robert S. Erikson for an analysis of the 2008 election. More
FL: CAA at Art Basel Miami Beach
December 6, 8 p.m.
Join CAA to celebrate Columbia artists and take a grand tour of this fabulous contemporary art fair. More
December 12, 7 p.m.
Join Dr. Joel Weinthal for a wine and cheese reception, plus a discussion of the latest in stem cell research. More
WA: Holiday Party and Wine Tasting
December 13, 2 p.m.
Go walkin' in a vintner wonderland: Come to a Columbia holiday party with a touch of the grape. More
KS/MO: Holiday Dinner with Investment Tips
December 16, 6:30 p.m.
Prairie Village, KS
Join the Columbia University Club of Kansas City for delicious dishes and investment advice from an illustrious alumni panel. More
January 17, 2009
Park City, UT
Join us for the film event of 2009! The CAA Sundance guest list is always sparkling, so RSVP ASAP. More
Find more CAA events on our online alumni events calendar.
||In New York City
December 2, 6 p.m.
Meet alumni from every Ivy at this packed event. More
Entrepreneur Meet Up
December 3, 7 p.m.
Uris Hall (Room 301)
David S. Rose '83BUS will speak on entrepreneurship, ideals and practice. Join in to share ideas and contacts. More
December 8, 6 p.m.
Join us for this month's Café Science, as chemical biologist Brent R. Stockwell discusses "The Immortality Pill: Preventing Aging and Disease with Small Molecules."
December 7, 12 noon
Don Carlo, live in HD from La Scala
December 11, 8 p.m.
Thaïs at the Met
Experience two of the world’s premier opera companies for no more than $15. More
December 11, 8 p.m.
Kids need gifts more than ever. Share joy, Columbia style. More
December 12, 6 p.m.
Join us for the unveiling of a memorial that honors alumni and students
who gave their lives in service to the United States. More
Find more campus events on the Columbia calendar.
Travel Study Program
The Gift of Travel
Pick out a vacation gift for your family or yourself: It's beautiful, lasts a lifetime, and won't sit in the re-gifting closet. More
June 13-22, 2009
Explore Canada, including the birding paradise of Witless Bay. More
Find more smart adventures in the Alumni Travel Study Program’s Web site or newsletter.