More than 800 Columbia parents and family members plan to attend Family Weekend 2012, which will take place from Friday, Oct. 19 to Sunday, Oct. 21. Family Weekend is an annual campus-wide celebration that features a series of intellectual, informational and social events planned for family members interested in experiencing what it means to be a Columbia student. The weekend overlaps with Homecoming festivities.
Click here for more information about Family Weekend. To watch Dean James J. Valentini address the parent and family community and other Family Weekend events, including Professor Walter Frisch's lecture on Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, visit the Family Weekend 2012 webcast site.