This page is dedicated to stories about Columbia's campus and community. From student, staff, and faculty profiles to interesting events happening on campus and in our surrounding neighborhoods, here is where you can find the latest about what's happening on and around Columbia's campuses.
To say the energy on Columbia's campuses these past few weeks has been electric would be an understatement. Starting in August, students began returning in droves for a mixture of orientation programs, ceremonies to celebrate their new chapters, and lively events meant to bring everyone together...not to mention classes, which officially started on Sept. 5!
From Convocation, to move-in and family goodbye, the New Student Orientation Program (NSOP) and ice cream trucks on College Walk, the fall semester is already in full gear and we can't wait to see what comes next.
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Take a look at any industry and you’re bound to find a Columbian with Hispanic heritage that is making waves at the top of it. From groundbreaking works of literature and film, to the study of the brain, the world of politics, and beyond, our university’s contributions to society would not be the same without these impressive alumni, faculty, staff, and students.
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The World Leaders Forum is an event series at Columbia University that has hosted over 300 heads of state and world leaders from over 85 countries since it was first established in 2003. This year, hear from the President of the Dominican Republic, the President of Romania, the President of the European Parliament, the President of the Republic of Paraguay, and a special panel featuring Gary White and Matt Damon, Cofounders of Water.org & WaterEquity.
These fierce felines are doing the Columbia Lions proud.
Whether heading out on a summer road trip or looking for some audio accompaniment on your commute, we've got you covered with great podcast storyte
Columbia scientists played a substantial role in the Manhattan Project and in the research that preceded it.
When you’re looking to beat the heat in a movie theater this summer, keep an eye out for Columbians in the credits.
The semester may have ended, but that doesn't mean things are slowing down at Columbia.
Sylvester Benson’s student group has written letters of support to hospital patients, individuals in prison, and fellow students.
It was a perfect day in May to celebrate the Class of 2023.
Plus, here's some advice for future Columbians.
Commencement preparation has been in full swing for the past few weeks across Columbia's campuses and beyond.
With Commencement, class days, and general graduation festivities around the corner, here's who we expect to speak to our graduates in celebration