Cindy del Rosario-Tapan
Executive Director of Communications and Media Relations
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.
Jacques Barzun ’27, ’32 GSAS, noted cultural historian and University Professor Emeritus, was among the 10 winners of the 2010 National Humanities Medals for outstanding achievement in history, literature, education and cultural policy, President Barack Obama ’83 announced. The medals were presented at a ceremony in the East Room of the White House on March 2, 2011.
Alexandra Wallace Creed ’88, senior v.p. of NBC News, will address the Class of 2011 at Class Day, Tuesday, May 17, on South Lawn. Creed is only the second female Class Day speaker. Creed has been honored with 11 News and Documentary Emmy Awards as well as a Gracie Award and a Peabody. She was presented a John Jay Award for distinguished professional achievement in 2008 from the College.
Want to earn academic credit while gaining valuable field experience? Then we invite you to come to the Summer Ecosystem Experience for Undergraduates (SEE-U) information session on February 25, 2011 at 12:00PM, to learn more about the new site launched in Jordan, and other exciting field locations in Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic!
New Summer Grant: Global Fellows in Sustainable Development Program! This opportunity will support field research for current Columbia University undergraduates studying sustainable development, either in the special concentration or the major.
We are pleased to invite you to the Class of 1939 Symposium that will take place in the Faculty Room of Low Library at 2:00pm on Monday, February 21st .
The Herbert Deresiewicz Summer Research Fellowship will provide support for a Columbia College, Barnard College, or School of Engineering and Applied Sciences undergraduate student to engage in full-time laboratory research in the Columbia University Departments of Biological Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, or Chemical Engineering. The Fellowship recipient will receive a stipend of $7,500.
On February 3, 2011, the Dean's Scholarship Reception honored the generous donors who support financial aid at Columbia College and recognized students for their achievements. The annual reception provides an opportunity for scholarship recipients to meet their donors and for the College to thank everyone who helps make financial aid possible.
Udall Scholarship Internal Deadline Extended until Monday, February 21st at 5 pm. This is an excellent opportunity for students interested in pursuing a career related to the environment or for Native American or Alaska Native students who are committed to careers in tribal public policy or Native health care.
The Freeman Indonesia Nonprofit Internship Program (FINIP) aims to develop student leaders and strengthen the nonprofit sector in Indonesia. IIE will select and pair 10 Indonesian students pursuing U.S. degrees with 10 U.S. undergraduates and arrange internships for them to work together in an Indonesian nonprofit organization.