Bringing Columbia to You
Attend: Columbia University School of General Studies Reunion is open to all alumni! Check out the array of events starting May 24 featuring speakers Alicia Graf Mack '03GS of The Juilliard School, Craig Wilson '95GS of CBS News, Sasha Cohen '16GS of The Olympics, and more.
Watch: Manal Kahi '15SIPA and Chef Shanthini from Eat Offbeat led a live, interactive Columbia at Home cooking demonstration of Katarica Curry, a Sri Lankan eggplant curry. In celebration of AAPI Heritage Month, watch the recording and learn how to make it yourself!
Read on for more opportunities to network, learn, and connect with Columbians during this time of uncertainty, and check this page frequently for new content. Be well.
CAA Arts Access connects artists, scholars, producers, and audiences through dynamic programs and resources. The Arts Access team has curated a selection of digital content to ensure you can still enjoy the arts in the coming months:
From keynotes that left us inspired, compelling panels on timely global events, and webinars covering useful career strategies, countless Columbians have shared their valuable thought leadership with alumni over the years. Take a look at a few highlights below and visit the CAA YouTube page and Columbia University YouTube page for more content.
Navigating a Job Search in a Difficult Market: Career experts Caroline Ceniza-Levine '93BC, Julia Harris-Wexler '83TC, '14BUS, Eric Horwitz '90CC, and Joshua Spodek '93CC, '96, '99GSAS, '06BUS, of the Columbia Career Coaches Network, share their top tips on preparing for the job search now and how to best market yourself
Columbia Global Centers | Paris presents Turning Points: Joseph Stiglitz and Thomas Piketty in Dialogue. Moderated by Sylvie Kauffmann
A Conversation on Race and Public Health: Columbia Public Health faculty discuss the public health impacts of systemic racism and violence
How to Be a Trailblazer: Khadijah Sharif-Drinkard '93CC, senior VP of business and legal affairs for Viacom Media Networks, shares ways to build your influence in the workplace, advocate for the success of others along with your own and taking risks that set you above, not apart, from the rest
- Zuckerman Institute scientists weigh in on how the brain makes decisions without language and on the connections between body and brain that make the physical feats of sports possible.
Talks@Columbia from the School of Professional Studies draw speakers from among the University's thousands of diverse thought leaders and researchers. Through brief, engaging multimedia presentations, these experts show how the idea that matters most to them can resonate with us all. Check out these talks on YouTube or SoundCloud.
Online Book Club and Bookshelf
Increased time at home is a great opportunity to see what your fellow Columbians are writing about. Check out just a sampling of alumni and faculty-authored books, like The General's Cook by Ramin Ganeshram '01JRN and She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement, co-authored by Jodi Kantor '96CC.
For additional reading opportunities, browse the complete Alumni Bookshelf and find hundreds of books written by fellow alumni on a variety of subjects.
Columbia faculty have launched a free website with 70 courses to help K-12 students explore new ideas and structure their day during uncertain times.
Alumni also get exclusive access to courses, podcasts, seminars, and other online learning opportunities.
Video archive Mailman School of Public Health's two-day course, COVID-19 from Virus to Vaccine: Biological, Clinical, and Public Health Dimensions
- SIPA alumna Pamela Druckerman's PANDEMONIUM U offers free, live, online classes for kids (and grown-ups) taught by world-class experts in their fields.
- Free online edX courses on a variety of subjects
Wellness & Leisure
- Download Columbia Backgrounds for Virtual Meetings
- The Roarcast: A New Podcast from Columbia Athletics
- Columbia News: Featured Columbia-Affiliated Podcasts and Episode
The Latest on COVID-19 from Columbia
Using the power of music, a series of rap videos by Hip Hop Public Health, a community outreach organization founded by Columbia neurologist Dr. Olajide Williams '01VPS, '04PH, aims to increase COVID-19 vaccine coverage in communities of color
A series of CUIMC forums seeks to answer questions on whether the COVID-19 vaccine is safe for women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or thinking about becoming pregnant.
Documenting the Pandemic: Through videos, oral histories, personal narratives, surveys and online platforms, Columbia is recording the stories and experiences of members of the Columbia community and beyond during the pandemic
Columbia professor and palliative care specialist Shunichi Nakagawa offers compassionate guidance to those seriously ill with COVID-19
Lab in the Time of Coronavirus, from the Zuckerman Institute: Harnessing Antibodies
- Mailman School of Public Health podcast, Public Health Now, focuses on all-things related to COVID-19