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Columbia250 Calendar: Save the Dates!

This calendar, which highlights Columbia250 and College events throughout 2004, will be updated in each issue. For more information on Columbia250 events, or to register to receive regular site updates and information throughout the celebratory year, go to, send a note to or call toll-free (877) 250TH-CU.

For more information on College events, including registration, go to or contact the Alumni Office: (212) 870-2288 or toll-free (866) CC-ALUMNI.


C250 Symposium: Brain and Mind

Thursday, May 13, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. and Friday, May 14, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
Miller Theatre

This symposium addresses current understandings and open questions in the biology of mental functioning. Discussions will focus on three areas: brain structure, brain function and disease, and biology of mind, examining the achievements and limitations of reductionist and holistic approaches. Featuring Columbia Professors Eric Kandel, Richard Axel ’67 and Thomas Jessell.

Baccalaureate Service

Sunday, May 16, 4 p.m.
St. Paul’s Chapel

Academic Awards & Prizes Ceremony

Monday, May 17, 11 a.m.
Low Library Rotunda

Class Day

Tuesday, May 18, 10 a.m.
South Field


Wednesday, May 19, 9:30 a.m.
Low Plaza and South Field

Reunion Weekend

Thursday–Sunday, June 3–6
Morningside campus and
New York City

The College invites alumni whose class years end in 4 or 9 to return to campus for a weekend filled with events, parties, dinners and time to visit with classmates. Visit for information and to register.

NEW! ’50s Crew Reunion

Friday, June 4, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.
Gould/Remmer Boathouse
(Baker Field)

In conjunction with the 45th and 50th reunions of the classes of 1954 and 1959, the University Development and Alumni Relations Office invites crew alumni from the 1950s to attend a luncheon at the Gould/Remmer Boathouse. Family and friends of crew alumni also are invited.

Homecoming Festival and Columbia250 Closing Ceremonies

Saturday, October 2
Baker Field

Cheer on the Lions as they face Princeton’s Tigers, and join the final celebration of Columbia250.


Washington, D.C., College Day

Sunday, September 12,
9:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
Location TBA

Open to parents and alumni in the Metro D.C. area and modeled on Dean’s Day, this event offers a chance to be a “student for a day” by attending lectures given by Columbia faculty members.

Boston College Day

Fall 2004, time TBA
Location TBA

Open to parents and alumni in the Metro Boston area and modeled on Dean’s Day, this event offers a chance to be a “student for a day” by attending lectures by Columbia faculty members.

Lisa Palladino




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