From August 01, 2014 through May 29, 2015, All Day Event
Position: István Deák Visiting Professorship in East Central European Studies at Columbia University

Humanities or Social Science Departments of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Columbia University

Position: István Deák Visiting Professorship in East Central European Studies at Columbia University





From September 16, 2014 through October 17, 2014, All Day Event
Justice in the Home: Domestic Work Past, Present, and Future

Columbia University Morningside Campus Barnard College Event Oval, The Diana Center

Join the Barnard Center for Research on Women for a two-day conference revealing the current state of research on domestic workers and domestic-worker organizing.





From October 01, 2014 through October 31, 2014, All Day Event
Major Declaration Month

Columbia University Morningside Campus

Major declaration month.





October 01, 2014 from 8:00 am to 9:30 am EDT
Breakfast with Dean Peter J. Awn

TBD

Join me for breakfast and discussion about the future of the liberal arts and General StudiesÂ’ place in American higher education. I have selected you to participate in this conversation





October 01, 2014 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Environmental Science and Policy Fall Mid-term Briefings

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, School of International and Public Affairs, Kellogg Center, Room 1501

Speakers: Various





October 01, 2014 from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm EDT
2014 iRelaunch Annual Return to Work Conference

Lerner Hall, Columbia University, New York City

Are you on career break and seeking to return to work? Please join us at the 2014 iRelaunch Annual Return to Work Conference for an intensive day of education and networking, bringing together high-caliber professionals who want to return to work with employers interested in recruiting them. Attendees are former business professionals and lawyers from across the US. Through a content-packed keynote by Harvard Business School alums, iRelaunch founders and Back on the Career Track authors Carol Cohen and Vivian Rabin, engaging panels, hands-on workshops and networking with recruiters from our sponsors, you’ll gain the strategies, tools, confidence and connections to return to work. Our Lead Sponsor is Morgan Stanley joined by sponsors A.T. Kearney, Bloomberg, Capital One, Cognizant, Goldman Sachs, Harvard Business School Executive Education, J.P. Morgan, MetLife, NYU Stern Langone Part-Time MBA Program, PwC, UBS, Gerstein Fisher, Peach and Pace Law School New Directions.





October 01, 2014 from 9:30 am to 11:30 am EDT
P-Card Training

FINANCE TRAINING CENTER - 160 Studebaker (Hands-On Training Room - basement level) - 622 West 132nd Street (between Broadway and 12th Ave. - Bring CU ID for building entry)

Only individuals who have completed the application process, registered for training and who have a designated approver already trained in the program will be allowed to attend a training session. 





October 01, 2014 from 11:00 am to 12:50 pm EDT
Origins of Environmental Law Lecture Series: The Clean Air Act: The Floor Debate

Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 407

Speakers: Leon G. Billings and Thomas C. Jorling





October 01, 2014 from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm EDT
Irving Institute CaMPR Planning Grant Workshop

Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom (PH-10-405) 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 405 NYC 10032

This workshop will provide tips on how to write a successful Irving Institute CaMPR Phase I planning grant and will include a panel discussion featuring past awardees. Hosted by: Nancy King Reame, MSN, PhD, Mary Dickey Lindsay Professor of Nursing, Director, Pilot and Collaborative Studies Resource (PCSR), Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, Columbia University Panel discussion featuring past awardees.





October 01, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 12:01 pm EDT
Register for Deantini's ResHall Road Trip (Broadway Hall residents)

TBA

Broadway Hall residents are invited to register for a chance to dine with Dean Valentini in a casual group setting on Sunday, October 5. Please note that registration does not guarantee you admission to the event. Attendees will be notified via email by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 2.





October 01, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Microbiology and Immunology Seminar

Department of Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Noon to 1 PM in HHSC 301 701 W. 168th St.

Juan Carlos Zuniga-Pflucker, Ph.D. Chair and Professor, Department of Immunology, University of Toronto "Human T cell Development, from in vitro Models to in vivo Applications"





October 01, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Culture of Service

Hammer Health Science Building - 701 West 168th Street - Room LL-109 A&B

Patient centered care focuses our attention on increased patient loyalty, maintaining current patients, growing practices and increased volume that leads to increased revenue. Participants will gain an understanding of the importance of a service of culture and the impact of individual performance to reinforce it and awareness of our expectations for service.





October 01, 2014 from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
Purchasing Basics II

Finance Training Center - 367 Studebaker - 622 West 132nd Street, 3rd Floor (between Broadway and 12th Ave)

This is the 2nd session of a 2 part instructor led training series on Purchasing Basics in ARC and includes system demonstration, best practices and helpful tips, plus Q&A.





October 01, 2014 from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Masters Core Workshop: Networking

Center for Career Education, Conference Room East Campus, Lower Level (Enter off of 116th Street, east of Amsterdam, through the Wien Courtyard)

Approximately 80% of all jobs are found through some form of networking and referrals. Through networking you make useful contacts, and also gain knowledge and inside information about jobs and organizations. You will learn how to handle and utilize different networking situations such as Career Fairs, Information Sessions, and LinkedIn groups. You will also have the opportunity to practice your elevator pitch and conduct an informational interview.





October 01, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm EDT
Employer Presentation: Akuna Capital

Mudd 303

Employer Presentation: Akuna Capital





October 01, 2014 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm EDT
Public Affairs and International Relations Fellowships Information Session

408 Lewisohn Hall, Baer Room

This information session will introduce the range of fellowship opportunities in public affairs, diplomacy, international relations, urban planning, human rights, and humanitarian relief.





October 01, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EDT
Farewell Reception for Christopher Henderson, PhD

The Bard Lounge 50 Haven Ave., First Floor New York City

Farewell Reception for Christopher E. Henderson, PhD hosted by Lee Goldman, MD.





October 01, 2014 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
Mock Interview Program

Center for Career Education East Campus, Lower Level

Are you ready for the fall interviewing season? As you begin searching for a summer internship or full-time position, one of the most daunting hurdles can be the interview. However, with practice and feedback, CCE can enhance your interviewing skills and help you feel more confident.





October 01, 2014 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Narrative Medicine Rounds: D.T. Max, Author

Faculty Club of Columbia University Medical Center, Physicians & Surgeons Building, 630 W. 168th St., 4th Floor

D.T. Max is a graduate of Harvard University and a staff writer at The New Yorker. His new book, Every Love Story Is A Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace, was released by Viking Penguin in 2012 and was a New York Times bestseller. He is also the author of The Family That Couldn't Sleep: A Medical Mystery.





October 01, 2014 from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm EDT
Mindfulness Training for Stress Reduction at Manhattanville

Columbia University, Manhattanville Campus, Studebaker Building, 615 W. 131st St., 4th Floor, Conference Room 469

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.





October 01, 2014 from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm EDT
LinkedIn Info Session: Business Leadership Program - Sales, Marketing and Operations

Faculty House, Garden Room 2

The Business Leadership Program provides a unique graduate training and development program focused either Sales or Marketing and Operations within LinkedIn. This program endows graduates with the skills necessary to build a successful career at LinkedIn and beyond.

As part of this program, you will be introduced to our core business lines and different departments within LinkedIn. You will be given the opportunity to meet senior leadership from these areas, learn from their experiences, and explore opportunities that best fit your background and career goals.

This 12-18 month rotational program includes comprehensive induction training, development workshops, and rotations touching all of our lines of business that will build your skills and expose you to a broad spectrum of opportunities across LinkedIn. 


If you are interested in accelerating your career trajectory at one of the world’s most exciting companies, come out and learn more.

Target Audience: Undergraduate seniors
Suggested Attire: Business casual





October 01, 2014 from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm EDT
GSAS Teaching Center Workshop: Collaborative Learning and Technology

Columbia University Morningside Campus 208 Butler Library

Following up on a general discussion of collaborative learning, this workshop will delve more deeply into the logistics of supporting assignments on digital platforms. We will consider and debate the affordances of learning environments supported at Columbia such as Wikispaces, EdBlogs, and Mediathread, as well as external tools and platforms. Participants will get hands-on assistance with setting up a collaborative assignment on a platform of their choosing so that it is ready to run with students or show to colleagues.

This workshop is in the Collaborative Learning track. See information about this workshop track and certification on the Teaching Center website.





October 01, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Law School Application Process Workshop

403 Lerner Hall

A workshop for Columbia College and Columbia Engineering students and alums who are applying to law school this fall to begin law school in September 2015.





October 01, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
“L’Encre des savants”—Souleymane Bachir Diagne, in dialogue with Vincent Debaene

Columbia University Morningside Campus East Campus East Gallery, Buell Hall

Professor Bachir Diagne discusses his latest book, L’encre des savants (The Ink of the Scholars). The book examines African philosophy and the rich literature it has produced, which is presented and discussed through four major questions: ontology and African art, orality and literacy, the concept of time, and African socialisms and human rights.





October 01, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Lloyds Bank Information Session

New York office

Lloyds Bank has an exciting full-time career opportunity for undergraduate seniors who will be graduating in 2015. We are actively looking to recruit individuals for our 2015 Corporate Banking Analyst Program. The Program provides Analysts with an opportunity to gain a thorough understanding of the financial services industry by rotating across various groups over the period of 18 months. To learn more about Lloyds Bank and this particular opportunity, we invite you to attend our information session here in our New York office on Wednesday, October 1st beginning at 6:00pm. The date and time are listed below:





October 01, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Inside the Contemporary Chinese Art Market

Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 918

Talk with Ethan Cohen, President and CEO of Ethan Cohen Fine Arts. Moderated by Dorothy Ko, Professor of History and Women's Studies at Barnard College.





October 01, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
L'Encre des savants

Columbia University Morningside Campus East Gallery, Buell Hall

Souleymane Bachir Diagne, in dialogue with Vincent Debaene





October 01, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
Author Event - Nixon's Secrets by Roger Stone

Columbia University Morningside Campus Lerner Hall Columbia University Bookstore

Please join us as we welcome legendary political operative, and New York Times Bestselling author Roger Stone as he discusses his book "Nixon's Secrets: The Rise, Fall and Untold Truth about the President, Watergate, and the Pardon."





October 01, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
Bloomberg LP Networking Event

Bloomberg L.P. 731 Lexington Avenue New York, NY 10022

This invitation is open to all Columbia, Fordham and NYU students, from any academic background, who are interested in a potential career in business or finance. To attend you must take the Bloomberg Aptitude Test (BAT) either in a physical session or at home with the promotion code COLUMBIA2104, on or before Monday, September 29th. Once you RSVP and have taken the BAT, you will receive a confirmation from Bloomberg. All students who take the BAT in September will also receive complimentary access to our first ever eLearning product launching in the Spring - Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC).





October 01, 2014 from 6:15 pm to 8:15 pm EDT
The Disciplines Series: The Idea of Development The Learning Society

Columbia University Morningside Campus The Schapiro Center, Davis Auditorium

It has long been recognized that an improved standard of living results from advances in technology, not from the accumulation of capital. It has also become clear that what truly separates developed from less-developed countries is not just a gap in resources or output but a gap in knowledge.





October 01, 2014 from 6:15 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
The Disciplines Series: The Idea of Development

New York, NY

It has long been recognized that an improved standard of living results from advances in technology, not from the accumulation of capital. It has also become clear that what truly separates developed from less-developed countries is not just a gap in resources or output but a gap in knowledge. In fact, the pace at which developing countries grow is largely a function of the pace at which they close that gap.





October 01, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
Industry Showcase: Boutique Consulting

Lerner Hall, Room 555

The Center for Career Education (CCE), in collaboration with the Columbia Undergraduate Consulting Club, will hold a panel and networking session for top tier boutique consulting firms. This event is aimed to build student awareness of career opportunities at these firms’ and to allow the companies to meet enthusiastic and bright Columbia students.

Event Format:
Panel presentation: 7:00 PM-7:45 PM
Networking: 7:45 PM-8:30 PM

Companies Participating (additional companies TBD):

AlphaSights
Berkeley Research Group, LLC
IBB Consulting Group
Insight Strategy Advisors
Mars & Co
PA Consulting Group
Sapient, Global Markets
Solution Providers USA INC.

Refreshments will be available for students and employers.

Target Audience: Students interested in learning about the Consulting industry from the following schools:

Columbia College
School of General Studies
The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
School of the Arts

Suggested Attire: Business Attire





October 01, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
Columbia Connects 2014: Japan WACE

Tokyo, Japan

Join the Columbia Alumni Association (CAA) for this year's Columbia Connects—bringing alumni together to celebrate our shared Columbia experience, discover new connections, and build a stronger network of Columbians across the globe.





October 02, 2014 from 9:00 am to 10:00 am EDT
Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center Conference

Russ Berrie Building, 1150 St. Nicholas Avenue, 1st Fl Conf. Rm #2

Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center Conference





October 02, 2014 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
CSCI Special Stem Cell Seminar - Gordon Keller, PhD

Neurological Institute Auditorium, NI-1 710 West 168th Street

"Modeling human development and disease with pluripotent stem cells"





October 02, 2014 from 10:30 am to 11:30 am EDT
RASCAL Renewal/Modification Submission Workshop

Hammer 202A Computer Room

Overview of RASCAL renewal and modification submissions





October 02, 2014 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm EDT
Conflict Resolution Career Fair

Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred Lerner Hall, Roone Arledge Auditorium, Broadway between 114th and 115th Streets

Speakers: Various





October 02, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Seminar in Neurobiology

Columbia University Medical center Neurological Institute Auditorium, 1st Floor 710 W. 168th St.

Dora E. Angelaki, PhD, Chair, Department of Neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine, will present a seminar. The title of her presentation is "Neuron correlations, causality and behavior: Where lies the truth in systems neuroscience?





October 02, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Center Based Early Education and Child Care Options for Children Under 2 Years

Columbia University, 516 W. 112th St. between Amsterdam and Broadway (Between “Lionsgate” apartments and Christian Science Reading Room)

Thursday, October 2, 2014 12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m.





October 02, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Energy Security and Pipeline Politics: The Achilles Heel of Eastern Europe

Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 1219

A talk by Dr. Agnia Grigas , McKinnon Center, Occidental College.





October 02, 2014 from 12:10 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
In the Church and at Home - Approaches to Saints in Early Latin America

Schermerhorn Extension, Room 457

Part of the of the Americas South Seminar, Professor Caterina Pizzigoni (Columbia University) will be presenting a paper titled “In the Church and at Home - Approaches to Saints in Early Latin America”





October 02, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
Professional Communication Skills

Hammer Health Science Building - 701 West 168th Street - Room LL-106

This course is designed to help build professional communication skills to manage interactions with internal and external customers. It will also enable you to apply communication and emotional intelligence skills to identify and anticipate difficult situations and to be proactive in handling them before they arise.





October 02, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Girls Empowered and Empowering - From Personal Activism to Social Activism: A Case Study From India

International Affairs Building, Room 1302

Urvashi Sahni, President and CEO of Study Hall Educational Foundation, will discuss her work on gender empowerment in India.





October 02, 2014 from 1:10 pm to 2:10 pm EDT
APR Seminar: Eitan Bachmat (Ben Gurion University)

Mudd 303

APR SEMINAR





October 02, 2014 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm EDT
Fellowship Information Session for Dual BA & Joint Program Students

408 Lewisohn Hall, Baer Room

Dual BA and Joint Degree Program students are invited to an information session that will cover a range of fellowship opportunities, the phases of the application process and the qualities that fellowships committees are seeking in their applicants.





October 02, 2014 from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm EDT
The Padwa Lecture - Corey Stephenson

Morningside Campus Room 209 Havemeyer 3000 Broadway New York, NY 10027

THE PADWA LECTURE Presented by Corey Stephenson, University of Michigan





October 02, 2014 from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm EDT
The Post-Western World: Is There a Future for the Liberal Order?

International Affairs Building, Room 1512

This event is an opportunity for faculty and students to engage with practitioners and scholars of the Transatlantic Academy on the future of global governance and to compare notes on conceptual and policy-oriented approaches around the world.





October 02, 2014 from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm EDT
Susquehanna International Group Info Session

Faculty House, Garden Room 2

SIG is coming to campus! SIG traders and technologists will be at Columbia this fall to recruit for full-time and internship positions in trading and technology. If you’re interested, please apply through career services and submit your resume to SIG’s website: www.sig.com/campus.

For the opportunity to chat with recent grads and find out what it’s like to work at SIG, please join SIG employees at the info session. 

Target Audience: Undergraduate and graduate students
Suggested Attire: Casual





October 02, 2014 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Hawaii: Ivy Pau Hana

Honolulu, HI

Meet old friends and new from Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Georgetown, Harvard, Michigan, Northwestern, Stanford, Thunderbird, University of California, University of Hawaii, University of Pennsylvania, and more!





October 02, 2014 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
The Process of Purchasing a Property

Columbia University, 516 W. 112th St.- between Amsterdam and Broadway (Between “Lionsgate” apartments and Christian Science Reading Room)

Thursday, October 2, 2014 5:30p.m. - 7:00p.m.