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Celebrating Columbians in film at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. 'Tis the season for alumni networking. Holiday gatherings around the world.

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Columbia Alumni Winter Celebrations Around the World

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.

orange arrowCAA Pre-Tip Off Party: Columbia vs. Bucknell

New York City; December 6

orange arrowColumbia Filmmakers Shine at Sundance

Park City, UT; January 24


The Season of Networking

Online; December 11

The holidays are the most important time of the year to make connections. Get a jump start on your New Year’s resolutions and make Columbia connections via speed networking on December 11. Register now.

orange arrowHost a Columbian: Externship Job Shadowing Program

Spring Break; March 16-20, 2015

orange arrowWhat To Be With A PhD: Alternative Careers for Academics

Webinar; December 4


Artworks + Networks

New York City; December 16

The first Artworks + Networks event brings recent alumni together for an evening of art, wine, and good conversation at Damien Hirst's downtown space, Other Criteria. Register now.

orange arrowMeet "Sovereign of the American Cello" Alisa Weilerstein '04CC at the New York Philharmonic

New York City; December 4

orange arrowMember Benefit Highlight: Join Today and Get $20 Tickets to Select Jazz at Lincoln Center Events


Scholarships for Local Students Honor Two Distinguished Alumni

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.

orange arrowFive Columbia Alumnae Artists Featured in a New Photography Exhibit

orange arrowPoet Claudia Rankine '93SOA Named National Book Award Finalist

orange arrowIraq War Veteran Ed Reynolds '16BUS Named Inaugural Recipient of Bernard Gray Fellowship


Exclusive! Alumni-Only Course Materials

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.

orange arrowCafé Columbia: Breaking The Line: Black College Football and the Civil Rights Struggle

New York City; December 8

orange arrowVideo: Columbia Experts Tackle Many Aspects of Ebola at Special Summit

orange arrowFrom Our Bookshelf: Golden State: Love and Conflict in Hostile Lands by Ambassador Sichan Siv '81SIPA

orange arrowTravel Study Program: Sicily & the Amalfi Coast

May 30-June 7, 2015


General Studies Student Joseph Bacani Graces New Disabled Veterans Memorial

A photo taken of General Studies student Joe Bacani is now a part of history, etched into the glass of a new memorial for disabled veterans in view of the Capitol in Washington, D.C. Bacani is one of nearly 600 student-veterans now at Columbia, some 360 of them at General Studies. Read more.

orange arrowRomare Bearden: A Black Odyssey Exhibition Opens at the the Wallach Gallery
orange arrowJournalism School Workshop Prepares Journalists for Reporting in Conflict Zones
orange arrowCelebrating 150 Years of Columbia Engineering
orange arrowMedical Center and Engineering Faculty Elected to Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences
orange arrowPrecision Medicine Puts Lung Cancer in Its Sights
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Columbia Athletics

Freibott Named Offensive POTY, Freeman Coach of the Year as Field Hockey Puts Four on All-Ivy League First Team
ESPN3 Picks Up Rights to Pair of Men's Basketball Games
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