Cindy del Rosario-Tapan
Executive Director of Communications and Media Relations
Posted in Fellowships
Social activist and educator Geoffrey Canada to speak at Kenneth Cole Community Engagement Forum next week
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.
Columbia College's Rabi Scholars will present their research at the Sixth Annual Rabi Scholars Program Science Research Symposium on Friday, September 23, from noon to 2 p.m., in the Satow Room of Lerner Hall.
Chemistry Professor James Valentini will assume the responsibilities of Dean of the College and Vice President for Undergraduate Education on an interim basis.
The Columbia Global Scholars Program (GSP) offers highly motivated students a new opportunity to investigate global issues through the perspective of Paris/Europe. GSP students will be motivated to delve into another society and culture as they pursue their own projects, challenged to test their own goals against other peoples’ educational and intellectual systems, and supported to develop a range of research, language, and networking skills to help them in this innovative intellectual endeavor.
May 18th will mark Ms. Booth's last day at Columbia in the Office of Fellowship Programs and Study Abroad. She and her husband, who will be home from his final tour in Afghanistan at the end of May, are moving to San Diego, California where he will next be stationed. She thanks all the students, administrators, and faculty who have made her three years at Columbia so enjoyable. Please stop by the office to say farewell.
Due to the academic calendar and the fellowship application cycle, we will be moving to open hours for this final month of the school year. If you would like to speak with Dean Pippenger or Ms. Booth about a fellowship application or opportunity, please note that we will now be offering Open Office Hours in May every Friday from 9 am until 1 pm. Students will be seen on a first come first serve basis and will be allotted up to 25 minutes per meeting. We look forward to seeing you during those hours!
Please note that both the Global Fellows in Sustainable Development and the the Holthusen-Schindler applications have been extended until Monday, March 28th.
Deadline for applications for the Waseda Summer Seminar on Sustainability is April 15, 2011.
Final Speaker Series Event of the year at 3:30 pm on March 10, 2011 in the Core Conference Room of 202 Hamilton Hall.
Dr. Emlyn Hughes, Professor of Physics at Columbia University, seeks to recruit four Columbia College first-year students to take part in a summer research project on nuclear proliferation. The multi-disciplinary research will use science, social science and the humanities. You do not need to be a science student to participate – both science students and non-science students are encouraged to apply.