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Monday, November 14, 2011

The Center for the Core Curriculum will present a lecture on “Mozart’s Don Giovanni and the Literary Imagination” at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 18, at Miller Theater. Professor Elaine Sisman, Chair of Music Humanities, will discuss the literary tradition of the Don Juan story and its reinvention by Mozart to become an opera of unsettling moral ambiguity. 

Monday, November 14, 2011

The Center for Career Education and the Columbia College Alumni Association Career Education Committee are inviting Columbia College students to an intimate dinner with professional actors, writers, and producers to learn the ins and outs of the film and TV industries.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

The Center for the Core Curriculum will present Euripides’ Iphigeneia at Aulis, for students in the Literature Humanities course and other members of the Columbia College community at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, at Miller Theater. The play will be performed by the Acting Class of the Theatre Department of the School of the Arts. There will be a discussion after the performance.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

The Center for Career Education is holding three "Get the Internship" workshops this Friday to help students find a summer internship in a variety of fields. The workshops are entitled “Get the Internship: On Campus Recruiting Program,” “Get the Internship: How to Fund an Unpaid Internship,” and “Get the Internship: Develop an Effective Plan." They will take place in Room 501 of the Northwest Corner Building. 

Monday, October 31, 2011
Richard Sun ’13 has received Ireland’s prestigious Undergraduate Award for academic excellence and innovation for his paper on "Triple Bottom Analysis of Sustainable Urban Development." Ireland President Mary McAleese presented Sun, an economics and math major from Summit, N.J., with the Oscar Wilde Gold Medal at Dublin Castle on October 28. 
Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Social activist and educator Geoffrey Canada, President and Chief Executive Officer of Harlem Children’s Zone, will speak at the Kenneth Cole Community Engagement Forum at Columbia University's Miller Theater on Friday, Oct. 28th. The forum is the culminating event of the 2011 Kenneth Cole Community Engagement Program, a new initiative of Columbia College and Columbia Engineering that seeks to inspire and empower the next generation of community leaders and help students become effective agents of change. The program is run in partnership with fashion designer and Columbia parent Kenneth Cole.

Monday, October 17, 2011

More than 1,000 alumni, students, parents and friends gathered on October 15 at the Baker Athletics Complex on West 218th Street for Homecoming 2011, which included a gourmet barbecue and carnival under the Big Tent, music and camaraderie. A boisterous crowd of 9,124 attended the game against the Penn Quakers at Robert K. Kraft Field. The fans saw the Lions lead most of the way before succumbing to the two-time defending Ivy champion Quakers 27–20 on a touchdown with just 25 seconds left to play.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Renowned Russian conductor Valery Gergiev spoke to a crowd of Music Humanities students and other members of the Columbia College and University community at a World Leaders Forum event at Miller Theatre on Friday, Oct. 7. The event was sponsored by the Center for the Core Curriculum, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Miller Theatre.

Monday, October 3, 2011

Renowned Russian conductor Valery Gergiev will speak at a special event for Music Humanities students at Miller Theater from 11 to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7.  The event, part of the University’s World Leaders Forum, is sponsored by the Center for the Core Curriculum, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Miller Theatre. It is geared towards Music Humanities students, but is also open to the greater Columbia College and University community.

Friday, September 23, 2011

Nearly 1,900 students attended the Center for Career Education's Fall Career Fair on Friday, Sept. 23, including students from Columbia College and the six other undergraduate and graduate schools served by the Center for Career Education. More than 130 employers were represented at the career fair, which also featured three alumni panels.

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