Columbia Alumni News

Get ready to change lives that change the world with Columbia Giving Day on October 29, meet alumni authors at the 2014 Alumni Book Fair, and become a Civil War scholar with Professor Foner's online EdX course.
Career networking, campus news, alumni achievements, and more. Read on below.


 

 

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The sharp-toothed drama, House of Cards, created by Beau Willimon '99CC, '03SOA, might circle Washington, DC, but the political hunt started at Columbia.

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Columbia Giving Day is October 29

Save the date! On October 29, Columbians will come together to change lives that change the world for the third #ColumbiaGivingDay. Be the first to know what’s in store for 2014 – including new competitions between schools – by visiting givingday.columbia.edu and signing up for ColumbiaSOCIAL.

CAA in NYC

2014 Alumni Authors Book Fair

New York City; October 11

Join fellow Columbians at the third annual CAA Alumni Authors Book Fair. Spend the afternoon with talented alumni authors, attend author readings, connect with fellow bibliophiles, and add to your reading list. More here.

 
orange arrow Celebrate Your Columbia Connections in New York City

New York City; September 30

 
orange arrow Lace Up for the 13th Annual 5K Fun Run/ Walk with President Lee C. Bollinger

New York City; October 24 (Limited space available for alumni runners and race volunteers.)

 
orange arrow How Did You Connect This Month? A Look Back at September's Columbia Connects
 
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Shared Interest Groups Spotlight

  Asian Columbia Alumni Association: Welcome Back Reception

New York City; October 15

 
  Black Alumni Council: Homecoming Celebration

New York City; October 25

CAREER and NETWORKING

Network with Fellow Alums: Fashion, Film, Marketing, and Environmental

Online Networking; October 14

 

 

Gain career insight by speed networking with Columbia alumni professionals who are currently working or interested in fashion, film, marketing, and the environment. Meet seven alumni in one hour by signing up for this free online event. Register here.

 
orange arrow Start With Who You Know: Leveraging Your Columbia Alumni Network Through LinkedIn

Webinar; October 9

 
orange arrow Alumni Speed Networking in Low Rotunda

New York City; October 30

 
orange arrow Seeking Guest Webinar Presenters
 
orange arrow Networking Breakfast at the Columbia Alumni Center

New York City; October 23

CAA Arts Access

 

CAA Arts Access offers all Columbia alumni unrivaled cultural experiences and opportunities.

This month's highlights:

 
orange arrow Composer Portraits: Chou Wen-chung at Miller Theater

New York City; October 2

 
orange arrow Lionel Loueke Trio at Miller Theatre

New York City; October 18

 
orange arrow artsConnect: A Network for Arts Professionals
 
 
Membership is free for all alumni. Sign up now.

TRAVEL & LEARNING

Eric Foner Launches Massive Open Online Course, First in Three-Part Series on Civil War

Online; September 2014-March 2015

 

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and Columbia University’s DeWitt Clinton Professor of History Eric Foner '63CC, '69GSAS brings his popular Columbia class to the online EdX platform. The first section on antebellum American is currently live. Stay tuned for alumni exclusive features in the second and third courses on the Civil War and Reconstruction later this year. Read more.

 
 
orange arrow Cafe Columbia: "Cameras, Lights, ... Income!" with Economic Development Professor Xavier Sala-i-Martin

New York City; October 13

 
orange arrow We Are What We Remember: The Biology of Memory & Age-Related Memory Disorders with Nobel Laureate Eric Kandel

New York City; October 7

 
orange arrow Temples to Tigers: Travel to India with the CAA

January 4-21, 2015

CAMPUS NEWS

Sexual Respect at Columbia

Over the past year, the issue of sexual assault has gained a new level of attention and engagement on campuses around the country. The University is committed to providing a national model of the best policies and practices to help ensure that members of the Columbia community feel safe and respected. Learn more.

 
orange arrow Neuroscientist Carl Hart’s Memoir High Price Wins PEN Award
 
orange arrow Faculty Q&A with Ruth DeFries, Environmental Geographer
 
orange arrow Columbia Nurses Develop Medical Apps to Address a Host of Health Needs
 
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Columbia Athletics

  Basketball Season Tickets On Sale Now
 
  Columbia Men's Basketball Tip-Off Dinner
 
  Men’s Soccer Shuts Out Michigan 3-0
 
  Columbia Athletics and Turismo Chile Create Sponsorship for 2014-15
 
 
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