Columbia Alumni News

Entrepreneurship and Columbia-born ventures, Graham Moore '03CC gives the Oscars' most moving acceptance speech, a smartphone device performs blood test in 15 minutes.

Plus career networking, alumni events, news from campus, and more. Read on below.

March in the University's Academic Procession

Alumni of anniversary classes ('5 or '0) are invited to march in the University’s academic procession on May 20. Join us in welcoming this year's graduates to our alumni family. Interested participants must register by March 6.

Columbia Magazine

Columbia Magazine's Winter issue is now online. This issue's cover story: As the Ebola virus ravages West Africa, learn how Columbians are trying everything to cut the lines of transmission.

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Spotlight on Entrepreneurship

This March, join the Columbia Alumni Association (CAA) in celebration of innovation, entrepreneurship, and the creation of Columbia-born ventures. From New York to California and in between, learn and connect at an entrepreneurship event featured below or find an event near you.

orange arrowSecurity, Privacy, and the Internet of Things

Columbia Engineering - New York City; March 12

orange arrowColumbia Entrepreneurship Talks with Rhapsody and Sahale Snacks

CAA Club of Seattle - Seattle; March 2

orange arrowStart Me Up, Columbia

CAA Club of San Diego - San Diego; March 3

orange arrowH.U.M.A.N. - A Very Healthy Startup

CAA Club of Southern California - Los Angeles; March 5

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More CAA in March

A Feast to Usher in the Year of the Ram

Asian Columbia Alumni Association (ACAA) - New York City; March 14

Return to Campus for El Regreso

Latino Alumni Association of Columbia University (LAACU) - New York City; March 28

 Columbia Returns to the Venice Biennale

Venice, Italy; May 9


Architecture Alumni Forum: Crossover

New York City; March 27

Join the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) for this year's symposium, "Crossover," and connect with alumni who have been pioneers in translating their Columbia education into non-traditional career paths, resulting in creative ventures that impact the masses. Learn more.

orange arrowEssential Job Search Techniques for the Freelance Professional

Webinar; March 25

orange arrowMedia Professionals: Network and Advise Students

New York City; March 25

orange arrowNetworking Breakfast at the Columbia Alumni Center

New York City; March 26


Art, Tech, and Entrepreneurism

New York City; March 5

CAA Arts Access and the Columbia Venture Community invite you to join creative Columbia alumni in the art, technology, and entrepreneurship space to explore challenges, opportunities, and the future of the art/tech industry. Register now.

orange arrowExhibition Tour and Talk: Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey

New York City; March 12

orange arrowColumbia University Songbook: A Musical Showcase

New York City; March 10

orange arrowGain Access to Over 40 Arts Organizations with Your CAA Arts Access Membership


In Darwin's Footsteps

New York City; March 3

By going back to the Galapagos year after year, scientists in Darwin's islands have now witnessed an event that Darwin himself did not think could be seen at all. On March 3, join Pulitzer-prize-winning author Jonathan Weiner for a story of discovery. Register now.

orange arrowExclusive Alumni Discussion Group for Civil War Reconstruction Online Course

orange arrowFrom Our Bookshelf: India in Love: Marriage and Sexuality in the 21st Century by Ira Trivedi '08BUS

orange arrowTravel with Columbia: River Life Along the Elbe

September 25 – October 3, 2015


How to Free Speech

Americans figured it out just 50 years ago. In The Washington Post, Columbia President Lee C. Bollinger '71LAW explains how the world can learn from our experience to overcome censorship and intolerance. Read more.

orange arrowMedicine and Science in the Spotlight at the 2015 Oscars
orange arrowEngineers Develop Smartphone Device That Detects STDs in 15 Minutes
orange arrowStudent Team Wins USAID Fighting Ebola Grand Challenge
orange arrowPediatrician Melissa Stockwell Debunks 7 Myths About Measles
orange arrowFather Comes Home from the Wars Wins Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History
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Columbia Athletics

Peter Pilling Named as Columbia's New Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education
Nine-Time Ivy League Champion Al Bagnoli Named Columbia's Head Coach of Football
Men's & Women's Fencing Win Ivy League Championships
Men's Tennis Earns Highest Ranking at #11 in the Country
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