Columbia Alumni News

Columbia announces 2015 Pulitzer Prize winners, graduation advice you wish you'd been given, free public lecture with Alan Alda.

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

The Graduation Advice We Wish We'd Been Given

What's the best advice you have for new Columbia graduates? Share your words of wisdom and wishes with the newest members of our alumni community here.

Columbia seismologist Colin Stark writes on the geophysical phenomena responsible for the catastrophic earthquake in Nepal. Read the story.

Our thoughts go out to our Columbia alumni and everyone impacted in Nepal.

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Art and Alumni at Venice Biennale

Venice, Italy; May 9–11

Join Columbia alumni in Italy for the highly anticipated 56th edition of the International Art Exhibition, All the World's Futures, and celebrate the extraordinary achievements of featured Columbia artists, including Joan Jonas '65SOA, the second Columbia artist in a row to be selected by the U.S. Department of State for the U.S. Pavilion. Learn more.

Featured Events

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New York City; April-June

orange arrow#ColumbiaWorldwide: Asia

June 2015

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New York City; May-August

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Los Angeles, CA; June 16

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Regional Spotlight

The Neuroscience of Brain Fitness

CAA Club of SoCal; May 2

Columbia Crew at Windermere Cup Regatta

CAA Club of Seattle; May 2

 Entrepreneurship Development Workshop

CAA Club of Shanghai; May 2

Inventing Impressionism Exhibition at the National Gallery

CAA Club of London; May 5


Online Happy Hour

Online Networking; May 12

Come to a different kind of happy hour with your fellow Columbia alumni. On Tuesday, May 12, we invite you to spend an hour meeting Columbia alumni around the world from the comfort of your office, home, or the palm of your hand. Register here.

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New York City; May 13-15

orange arrowNetworking Breakfast at the Columbia Alumni Center

New York City; May 28


Artwork + Networks: Uprise Art

New York City; May 9

The second Artworks + Networks brings alumni together for an afternoon of art and conversation at the Uprise Art exhibition at Norwood with curator Tze Chun '06CC, founder of Uprise Art and photographer Michael Gaillard '10SOA. Register now.

orange arrow28th Annual Columbia University Film Festival

New York City; May 1-7

orange arrow7 Columbia Films Screened at 2015 Tribeca Film Festival

orange arrowMember Benefit Highlight: Free Admission to the Noguchi Museum


Getting Beyond a Blind Date with Science: Public Lecture by Alan Alda

New York City; May 6

Alan Alda, actor, writer, and science advocate will share his passion for science communication in this free, public lecture at Columbia University's Miller Theatre. With opening remarks by Nobel laureate Eric Kandel. Register here.

orange arrow Future of Urban Innovation Summit at Columbia University

New York City; June 9

Register now using coupon code Columbia2015-55 for a $55 discount

orange arrowUpcoming Scientific Fieldwork: 2015 and Beyond from Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
orange arrowHow Mind and Brain Enable Self-Control: The Marshmallow Test and Beyond

New York City; May 5

orange arrowFrom Our Bookshelf: Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania, by Erik Larson '78JRN

orange arrowTravel with Columbia: Southern Africa Odyssey

October 1 - 18, 2015


Columbia Announces 2015 Pulitzer Prize Winners

The 99th annual Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism, Letters, Drama, and Music were announced April 20 at Columbia Journalism School. Winners included alumna Kathleen Kingsbury '04JRN and MFA student Gregory Pardlo. Learn more about this year's winners and nominated finalists.

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orange arrowEngineering Professor Invents Video Camera that Runs without a Battery
orange arrowColumbia Nursing Awarded $6.5 Million to Educate Nurse Leaders
orange arrowThe American Academy of Arts and Sciences Inducts Five Columbia Faculty
orange arrowSchool of Engineering, Brazil Partnership to Launch New Innovation Hub in Rio
orange arrowNew Business School Research Explores the Physical Burdens of Secrecy
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Columbia Athletics

Men's Tennis Wins Second Consecutive Ivy League Title
Lightweight Rowing Keeps Rolling; Tops Dartmouth for Subin Cup
Second Winner of "Take A Break In Chile With Roar-ee" Contest Announced
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