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Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Karen Wisdom by sending email to khm2101@cumc.columbia.edu or by calling 2123422107.
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Sponsored Projects Essentials (CUMC)
From May 02, 2016 at 12:00 pm through May 31, 2016 at 1:30 pm EDT
Hammer Health Sciences Center Room 312

Sponsored Projects Essentials is an in-depth course that picks up where the Research Compliance Foundations course left off. The course delves more deeply into the policies and processes that govern Sponsored Projects at Columbia – both pre- and post-award. Sponsored Projects Essentials has been developed and is presented by Sponsored Projects Administration and Sponsored Projects Finance. Registration is limited to those who participated in Research Compliance Foundations and is by invitation only.

The course is divided into two parts:

* Part One (Sessions 1-3) - Presented by Sponsored Projects Administration, covers the details of Proposal Preparation, Budget Creation, Award Acceptance and Program Monitoring.

* Part Two (Sessions 4 & 5) - Presented by Sponsored Projects Finance, covers Financial Management, Accounting and Monitoring, and Project Closeout.

The class is presented on Mondays from noon to 1:30, May 2 to May 31 in Hammer 312.  Note: Because of the Memorial Day holiday, the final session will be held on Tuesday, May 31.


 


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Joel Roselin by sending email to jr2644@columbia.edu or by calling 212-851-2897.
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Sponsored Projects Essentials (Morningside)
From May 04, 2016 at 12:00 pm through June 01, 2016 at 1:30 pm EDT
The Interchurch Center, 61 Claremont Avenue, at 120th Street, in the Robing Room

Sponsored Projects Essentials is an in-depth course that picks up where the Research Compliance Foundations course left off. The course delves more deeply into the policies and processes that govern Sponsored Projects at Columbia – both pre- and post-award. Sponsored Projects Essentials has been developed and is presented by Sponsored Projects Administration and Sponsored Projects Finance. Registration is limited to those who participated in Research Compliance Foundations and is by invitation only.

The course is divided into two parts:

* Part One (Sessions 1-3) - Presented by Sponsored Projects Administration, covers the details of Proposal Preparation, Budget Creation, Award Acceptance and Program Monitoring.

* Part Two (Sessions 4 & 5) - Presented by Sponsored Projects Finance, covers Financial Management, Accounting and Monitoring, and Project Closeout.

The class is presented in The Interchurch Center, 61 Claremont Avenue, at 120th Street in the Robing Room, on Wednesdays  noon to 1:30, from May 4 to June 1. 


 


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Joel Roselin by sending email to jr2644@columbia.edu or by calling 212-851-2897.
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English Language Intelligibility Fundamentals
From May 27, 2016 at 2:00 pm through July 01, 2016 at 4:00 pm EDT
TBD

This course will take place on Friday afternoons from May 27th – July 1st on either the Medical or Morningside Campus, depending on the campus affiliation of the majority of the registrants. Course participants will be expected to attend at least 5 out of the 6 sessions. A certificate of completion for the course will be awarded to those meeting the attendance requirement. English prosody 2-4 PM, Friday, 05/27 Pauses pace, gestures 2-4 PM, Friday, 6/3 Connected speech, pt1 2-4 PM – Friday, 6/10 Connected speech, pt2 2-4 PM – Friday, 6/17 Presentation skills 2-4 PM – Friday, 6/24 Presentations and small talk 2-4 PM – Friday, 7/1

Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Amanda Kelly by sending email to ak3841@columbia.edu or by calling 6315601008.
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Application deadline for 10 Under 20: Young Innovators to Watch” award competition
May 31, 2016, All Day Event
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Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Emily Mason by sending email to 10under20@lkpublicrelations.com .

 
Malaysia: Ivy++ Investing Towards a Sustainable and Developed Malaysia
May 31, 2016 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm MYT
Sunway Putra Hotel

Tan Sri Azman Mokhtar, MD of Khazanah Nasional will be the keynote speaker at the next Ivy++ event, 'Investing Towards a Sustainable and Developed Malaysia'. After the Sunway Putra Hotel dinner, there will be an informal Q&A. The Chow Kit Foundation will also make a brief presentation about their work with children.

Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact CAA Malaysia by sending email to malaysia@alumniclubs.columbia.edu .

 
Education in the Americas: Knowledge and Perspectives
May 31, 2016 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Morningside Campus Teachers College

Highlighting the unique contributions of scholarship in Latin America, this conference supports the broadening of hemispheric dialogue to include voices that are seldom heard in English-language publications.

Please RSVP through the website: eakp.weebly.com

Seating will be limited.

Presentations will be held in English and Spanish.

To request disability-related accommodations contact OASID at oasid@tc.edu, (212) 678-3689, (212) 678-3853TTY,
(646) 755-3144 video phone, as early as possible.

Sponsor(s): The Institute of Latin American Studies; the Greater Caribbean Center 

Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Ashley Marissa Portillo by sending email to amp2257@columbia.edu .

 
Geneva: Art Talk with Professor Johanna Fassl
May 31, 2016 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm CEST
Impact Hub Geneva 1 rue Fendt Geneva 1201

We are pleased to welcome Associate Professor of Art History and Visual Communication at Columbia, Johanna Fassl for a special talk on what happens to perception under great emotional stress and how perception changes in a war zone. In order to guarantee survival, eye and brain zoom in on anything that could lead to an explosion or presents a threat: a piece of wire; a cell phone; a living body. Drawing from Hollywood film, literature, photography, and her own work with artists who have served as soldiers in the ongoing conflict zones, Dr. Fassl’s talk takes you inside a an artist-soldier’s world and explains how the eye receives visual information, how it is encoded in the brain, remembered in the mind, and ultimately represented in an artist’s work.

After Dr Fassl's talk join us and alums from LSE, NYU, and Oxbridge for refreshments.

A contribution of 15 CHF towards refreshments is requested.


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact CAA Switzerland by sending email to geneva@alumniclubs.columbia.edu .

 
Minnesota: CU Volunteer Event Spring '16
May 31, 2016 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm CDT
Second Harvest Heartland WEST 6325 Sandburg Rd Suite 1700 Golden Valley, MN 55427

Second Harvest Heartland WEST is located at:

6325 Sandburg Rd. Suite 1700

Golden Valley, MN 55427

651.209.7980

Directions: click here (please arrive a few minutes early, to get settled before orientation begins)

Parking:

Parking available in front of our entrance (Suite 1700), northwest corner of building.

Overflow parking in the back of the building, opposite truck docks.

Please do not park in spaces reserved for other building tenants.

Consider carpooling with other group members.

What to Wear:

Dress in comfortable clothing, such as a t-shirt or sweatshirt and jeans or shorts.

You MUST wear closed toe shoes - no sandals! Any volunteer who arrives without closed toe shoes will be asked to wear shoes that we will provide.


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact CAA Minnesota by sending email to minnesota@alumniclubs.columbia.edu .

 
Singapore: Asian Economic Outlook 2016
June 01, 2016 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm SGT
SGX Auditorium 2 Shenton Way, Level 2 SGX Centre 1

HKUST Alumni, in partnership with The Economist, INSEAD, Nanyang Business School and SGX, will be hosting this year's Asia Economic Briefing on 1June 2016. Three speakers from the Economist and INSEAD will host a panel discussing Doom and Gloom vs growth opportunities in Asia. Speaker details are in the attached brochure.

Tickets are $30 and please contact BX. We have limited seats (five), so please purchase early!

Speakers Include:

Host/Moderator - Sean O. Ferguson, Associate Dean of Master’s Programs & Director of MBA Programs (HKUST Business School)

Simon Baptist, Global Chief Economist & Asia Managing Director - The Economist Intelligence Unit

Antonio Fatás, Portuguese Council Chaired Professor of European Studies & Professor of Economics - INSEAD

Andrew Staples, Chief Economist - South East Asia & Corporate Network Director - The Economist Corporate Network


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact BX by sending email to beixian.tang@gmail.com .

 
Application Open: Morgan Stanley Veterans Summer Networking Event
June 01, 2016, All Day Event
Morgan Stanley Headquarters 1585 Broadway @ 48th Street New York, NY

On Thursday, July 21st from 5PM to 7:30PM, Morgan Stanley invites student Veterans to join them at their headquarters to learn more about the Firm's business and culture, and hear from their Veteran community about their experience moving from the military to the workforce. Participants will have the opportunity to network with employees across the Firm, and learn more about how to be successful throughout the recruiting process.

Eligible candidates must be currently enrolled as a junior or sophomore in a four year accredited institution, or beginning an MBA program in Fall 2016. Candidates must upload their resume to apply. Please note that transportation and accommodations will not be provided.

Questions? diversity recruiting@morganstanley.com
Learn more: www.morganstanley.com/diversity

Applications will open on June 1st on the Morgan Stanley Website.


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Morgan Stanley by sending email to diversityrecruiting@morganstanley.com .

 
Application Deadline: Advance Into Consulting with Bain & Company
June 01, 2016, All Day Event
Event will be hosted throughout July 2016 at various Bain office locations in New York, Boston, Chicago, Atlanta, San Francisco

Advance Into Consulting 2016

A career with Bain & Company offers Advanced Degree candidates the opportunity to leverage the knowledge and expertise that you've gained in your area of study while honing your strategic thinking skills and becoming a business leader.

Come join us at one of our AIC events, designed exclusively for PhDs, MDs, JDs, and medical interns/residents/fellows. At the event, you will learn more about the industry and see why Bain & Company is consistently recognized as "best place to work."

Events will be hosted throughout July 2016 at these various Bain office locations:

•Wednesday, July 6th: New York, NY
•Thursday, July 7th: Boston, MA
•Wednesday, July 13th: Chicago, IL
•Thursday, July 14th: Atlanta, GA
•Thursday, July 14th: San Francisco, CA

We will also host a few sessions via webinar for those unable to attend a live event. These events will offer an overview of what the role of a Consultant entails, information on how you’ll be trained and supported, insights into the case interview process, discussions on why joining Bain will be beneficial to your career growth and also plenty of opportunities to ask questions and meet with our teams. In order to apply for AIC, please introduce yourself via the short application survey at joinbain.com/aic.

Plan to have the following ready to go before starting your application:

• Updated Resume
• Cover Letter (addressing key points such as: Why are you interested in strategy consulting? What work or academic experience have prepared you for a consulting career? Why are you interested in Bain & Company?


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Bobbi Miler by sending email to bobbi.miller@bain.com .

 
Hong Kong: University Book Club Reads Asia's Cauldron
June 01, 2016 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm HKT
UCF Capital (Ms. Shirley Hsu's office) 35 F Two Pacific Place 88 Queensway Admiralty Hong Kong

Robert Kaplan, voted in 2011 as one of the one hundred top global thinkers by Forbes magazine explains why the next hot spot in the world will be the South China Sea in his book Asia's Cauldron

The author views china's gradual control of the South China Sea lanes as a gradual evolution of a growing economic power hungry for resources and anxious to trade. Growing capitalism inevitably leads to growing militarism. History shows it. The author demonstrates objectivity and cultural sensitivity in his analysis of a serious clash of interests between nations that share the troubled but resource rich South China Sea.

Come join us on Wednesday, May 11! *

Please note that $100 will be collected at site for covering snacks and drinks.

Please RSVP for the event here.

We hope to see you there!


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Shirley Hsu by sending email to shirley.hsu@ucfgroup.com.hk .

 
Mexico: "Dialogues with Leaders" Conference with Mexico's Secretary of Social Development
June 01, 2016 from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm EDT
Club Piso 51 Torre Mayor Mexico City

Join Columbia alumni in Mexico for another high-caliber conference, "Dialogues with Leaders," organized by the Columbia Alumni Club of Mexico.

During this conference, our guest speaker will be Jose Antonio Meade Kuribrena, Secretary of Social Development of Mexico. He holds a PhD in economics from Yale University, a BS in economics from ITAM, and a BS in law from UNAM. Secretary Meade has had an outstanding career in Mexico's public service sector, including positions as: Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Secretary of Finance and Public Credit, Secretary of Energy, and CEO of Development Banks in Mexico.

Please click here to RSVP.

These events provide an opportunity for Columbia Alumni to meet decision makers of the public, private and social sectors. The format also fosters a networking environment and allows Columbians to reconnect with old and new friends.


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Columbia Alumni Club of Mexico by sending email to contacto@columbiamx.org .

 
Mexico: "Dialogues with Leaders" Conference with Mexico's Secretary of Social Development
June 01, 2016 from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm EDT
Club Piso 51 Torre Mayor Mexico City

During this conference, our guest speaker will be Jose Antonio Meade Kuribrena, Secretary of Social Development of Mexico. He holds a PhD in economics from Yale University, a BS in economics from ITAM, and a BS in law from UNAM. Secretary Meade has had an outstanding career in Mexico's public service sector, including positions as: Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Secretary of Finance and Public Credit, Secretary of Energy, and CEO of Development Banks in Mexico.

Please click here to RSVP.

These events provide an opportunity for Columbia Alumni to meet decision makers of the public, private and social sectors. The format also fosters a networking environment and allows Columbians to reconnect with old and new friends.


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Columbia Alumni Club of Mexico by sending email to contacto@columbiamx.org .

 
MSS Training
June 01, 2016 from 9:30 am to 11:30 am EDT
Columbia University Manhattanville 622 West 132nd Street Studebaker 160


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Denise Luciano by sending email to dl2532@columbia.edu or by calling 212-851-0664.
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Managing Forests for Change Given an Uncertain Future
June 01, 2016 from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
601 Fairchild Life Sciences Building, Morningside Campus, Columbia University

Dr. Scheller grew up in Minnesota and received his B.S. in Biology from the University of Minnesota and Masters and Doctoral degrees in Forest Ecology from the University of Wisconsin.  He is an Associate Professor at Portland State University and the Director of the Dynamic Ecosystems and Landscapes Lab.  His research focuses on forest landscape change:  how forests have changed, how they will change, and why it matters.  Specifically, his research examines how forest management and natural disturbances generate or reduce resilience, specifically in regards to climate change.  Resilience can be expressed in many ways; Robert focuses on biological resilience (plant and animal abundance on the landscape), functional resilience (carbon dynamics, ecosystem processes, and broad-scale disturbance regimes) and spatial resilience (the spatial distribution of biological and functional components).   His research is data-driven (using remote sensing, spatial statistics, and field data collection) and deploys advanced technology to forecast landscape change.  He has published more than 50 manuscripts and book chapters and has received funding from NSF, USDA, USFS, USGS, BLM, EPA and others.  Outside of his academic endeavors, he enjoys the natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest and the cultural wonders of Portland. 


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Marivi Perdomo Caba by sending email to mp3221@columbia.edu .
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PAC Learning Lab
June 01, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Manhattanville 622 West 132nd Street Studebaker 160


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Denise Luciano by sending email to dl2532@columbia.edu or by calling 212-851-0664.
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Effective Approaches to Conflict Management
June 02, 2016 from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm EDT
Hammer Health Science Building - 701 West 168th Street - Room 404


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Shanaz Pershad by sending email to sp2446@columbia.edu or by calling 212-305-0262.
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Washington, DC: Ivy Social Club Jazz on Jackson Place
June 02, 2016 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
Decatur House 748 Jackson Pl NW Washington, DC 20006

Join fellow Ivy alumni for an evening at Jazz on Jackson Place sponsored by the White House Historical Association. The Jonathan Parker Ensemble will be playing combinations of traditional hard hop and contemporary jazz. The band features alto saxophonist and composer Jonathan Parker and his smoldering octet.

Cost: $31 pre-paid (no walk-ins)

More information: HERE


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Greg Howland by sending email to greg@greghowland.com .

 
Columbia College Alumni Reunion Weekend
From June 02, 2016 at 6:30 pm through June 05, 2016 at 10:00 pm EDT
New York, NY

Celebrating Reunions of class years ending in 1 and 6.

For more information, send email to Eric Shea at es3438@columbia.edu

Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Columbia College Alumni Affairs and Development by sending email to ccalumni@columbia.edu .

 
Reunion 2016: Engineering Welcome Dinner & CEAA Awards Presentation
June 02, 2016 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
Low Rotunda

Join all Engineering Reunion classes along with Columbia Engineering alumni in the New York area for an evening of dinner and cocktails in celebration of the start of Alumni Reunion Weekend!

Low Rotunda

Cost: General Alumni $60, Young Alumni (Classes 2006 – 2016) $40


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Jack Reilly by sending email to jr2813@columbia.edu .

 
San Francisco: Columbia University Annual Film Night
June 02, 2016 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm PDT
Delancey Street Screening Room 600 The Embarcadero San Francisco, CA

We are proud to once again hold our extremely popular film event with our wonderful hosts at the Delancey Street Screening Room!

Join the Columbia University Club of Northern California in welcoming School of the Arts Associate Professor Dan Kleinman to our Annual Film Night, highlighting the award-winning work of Columbia film students. Selected by major film festivals around the country, the Columbia short films on our schedule showcase the talent and creativity of Columbia students.

Films to be shown this year -- TBD.

Drinks and hors d'oeuvres to be provided. 

Cost:

-Early Admission: $30.00

-General Admission: $35.00

Purchase tickets here.  

Please contact Nadine Rose with any questions at nadinerose2124@gmail.com.


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Nadine Rose by sending email to nadinerose2124@gmail.com .

 
Financial and Retirement Planning Workshop for Officers Ages 21-39
June 03, 2016 from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm EDT
Columbia University Studebaker Building Room 469

This workshop is designed to help Officers who are ages 21-39 make decisions about their personal financial goals and retirement planning.

The following topics will be covered:

•    Cash and Debt Management
•    College Planning
•    Insurance and Flexible Spending Accounts
•    Retirement Income Sources and Investments
•    Estate Planning for Employees Early in their Career
 
This Financial and Retirement Planning Workshop is a partial-day session, from 9:00 a.m. to approximately 3:00 p.m. Lunch will be served at 12:00 p.m. 


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Gisele Monroe by sending email to gm2522@columbia.edu or by calling 212-851-7016.
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Reunion 2016: Morning Lectures & Tours
June 03, 2016 from 10:45 am to 12:15 pm EDT
Morningside Campus

Engineering Lecture
Kristin M. Myers, PhD
An Engineering Perspective on Why Women Give Birth Preterm Preterm birth is a long-standing obstetrical dilemma with enormous health consequences for the baby and an emotional burden for families. This talk explores the biomechanics of pregnancy and how engineers work with clinicians to try to understand why some women give birth before term and how we can stop it.

Literature Humanities
Nicholas Dames, the Theodore Kahan Professor of Humanities
Time and the Self in Augustine and Austen: Regret, Nostalgia, and Autobiographical Memory
"You must learn some of my philosophy," Elizabeth Bennet tells Fitzwilliam Darcy at the end of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice: "Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure." How ought we to think of the relation between our actions or experiences and our sense of selfhood or identity? How should we tell the story of ourselves, and is memory always a moral good? Can forgetting be ethical? What of our past should be saved? This class will explore two very different approaches to these questions, from the late fourth-century Christian theologian to the early 19th-century English novelist, in order to think through some of the ways that the relation of self to recollection has been articulated and expressed in narrative."Time and the Self in Augustine and Austen: Regret, Nostalgia, and Autobiographical Memory"

Music Humanities
Magdalena Stern-Baczewska, Director, Music Performance Program
Piano Miniatures
In contrast to symphonies, which became ever more monumental, piano miniatures (called character pieces) were free-standing vignettes that captured a fleeting emotion and created an intimate connection with the listener. A unique 19th-century genre cultivated by Schubert, Chopin, Schumann, Mendelssohn, and Brahms, the piano miniature continues to be a part of a musical language for composers. The course will feature live performances by Professor Baczewska and students from Columbia's Music Performance Program.

Cafe Columbia
John McWhorter, the Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature
"Like, Literally, LOL": Why Changing Language is So Hard to Love
We all know that language evolves, but it can be strange while it's happening. So much of how language changes from year to year seems juvenile, messy or vulgar. Linguists say that the language rules we are taught in school are fictions: Are they engaging reality or being permissive? Find out why even the slangiest sounding neologisms are actually marvels of nuance and sophistication.

Frontiers of Science
Dustin Rubinstein, the Associate Professor of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology; Director, Program in Tropical Biology and Sustainability; Co-director, Center for Integrative Animal Behavior
The Evolution of Cooperation
Using principles of economic game theory to model the evolution of cooperation and conflict in animal societies, the class will explore the formation of groups and collective behavior.

The Student Experience Tour
Relive your student days by visiting dining halls, residence halls, Butler Library and iconic classrooms on this student-guided tour.

The Neighborhood Tour
Learn how Morningside Heights has changed and visit community favorites like The Cathedral of Saint John the Divine and The Hungarian Pastry Shop on this student-guided tour.


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Jack Reilly by sending email to jr2813@columbia.edu .

 
Culture of Service
June 03, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Hammer Health Science Building - 701 West 168th Street - Room: 304

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.

Learning Objectives:

  • To clarify the meaning and importance of patient-centered care
  • To review patient satisfaction data and areas for improvement
  • To identify the key competencies needed to deliver WOW service
  • To discuss the core skills that support a culture of service
  • To practice using customer service skills that enhance patient-centered care

 


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Madiyyah Allah by sending email to mia2133@cumc.columbia.edu or by calling 212-305-6515.
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Beijing: U.S. Colleges Speed Dating and Mixer
June 04, 2016 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm CST
Outside Terrace of Four Seasons Hotel, 48 Liangmaqiao Road, Chaoyang, Beijing

Are you a Columbian looking for a rapid-fire dating experience with alumni of other top schools, or just an evening of relaxed mingling? Find the love of your life or just meet old and new friends at this sultry summer event.

Cost:¥130 early bird, until June 1 /¥150 after June 1 and at door

Includes: Two drink vouchers and snacks. Happy hour prices also available.

Who: Yale, Columbia, UPenn, Princeton, MIT, Stanford, Cornell, Johns Hopkins, Notre Dame, and Harvard (see note below)

Attire: Cocktail Chic

The mixer is open to sponsor schools' alumni as well as current and incoming students, but speed dating is only open to alums of a sponsor school who are under the age of 40. Speed dating requires pre-approval. Same-sex speed dating will be available if there is a sufficient number of participants.

Register and get details here.

CAABJ contact: Amy Huang (651863347@qq.com, WeChat: 13522248126)


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Amy Huang by sending email to 651863347@qq.com .

 
All Class Reunion (Dean's Day)
June 04, 2016 from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm EDT
New York, NY

Join us at All Class Reunion (Dean's Day) on Saturday, June 4. Alumni, parents and friends can participate in thought-provoking lectures and discussions with some of Columbia's finest faculty while reconnecting with friends old and new.

For more information, please send email to Eric Shea at es3438@columbia.edu.

Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Columbia College Alumni Affairs and Development by sending email to ccalumni@columbia.edu .

 
Houston: Vintage Flea
June 04, 2016 from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm CDT
Silver Street Studios 2000 Edwards Street Houston, TX 77007

Vintique Flea, the curated vintage and antiques market managed by Emily Yau (CC '07), returns to Houston on Saturday and Sunday, June 4-5. The market will be open on June 4 from 9 am to 6 pm and on June 5 from 10 am to 5 pm and will take place at Silver Street Studios, located at 2000 Edwards Street in the Sawyer Heights neighborhood of Houston.

In addition to vintage items, architectural salvage, and memorabilia, there will be a bar and food trucks on hand to fuel your shopping.

The first 100 shoppers will receive a free Vintique Flea tote bag. Admission is $10 for both Saturdays and Sundays and $5 for students/military/seniors.

We hope to see you there!  


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Columbia Alumni Association of South Texas by sending email to southtexas@alumniclubs.columbia.edu .

 
Seattle: Northwest Harvest, Kent Warehouse
June 04, 2016 from 11:50 am to 2:00 pm PDT
Kent Warehouse 22220 68th Ave S Kent, WA 98032

Northwest Harvest is a local nonprofit food bank distributor that provides more than 2 million nutritious meals each month to help fight to eliminate hunger. We will be joining the Princeton and Penn clubs for a two-hour volunteer event on June 4th. Friends and family (over the age of 9) are welcome!

Our previous packing events have helped to distribute over 2494 lbs of carrots, 3200 lbs of spaghetti, and 11,200 lbs of cabbage to our community!

To sign up: Email the Princeton Club pcww1746@gmail.com by Saturday, May 28th with your name and school and they will confirm your spot. Please note that we work with Northwest Harvest to provide an accurate headcount so that they can plan appropriately, so don’t delay— RSVP today!


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Princeton Club by sending email to pcww1746@gmail.com .

 
Hong Kong: Ivy Ball 2016 "The Ivy Galaxy"
June 04, 2016 from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm EDT
The Convention Hall, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre 1 Harbour Rd, Wanchai Hong Kong

This year’s annual Ivy Ball, "The Ivy Galaxy", will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on Saturday, June 4, 2016.

As in each of the previous years, it promises to be an evening of fun, fond memories, new friends, and even a bit of friendly competition among the alumni of the Ivies.

The dress code is black tie formal or galaxy themed attire.  

Ticket price is HKD 1,380 per person, and each table seats 12 people.

If you wish to purchase tickets, kindly contact Edith Shih: edithshih@gmail.com and Adrian Aw: aaw@jefferies.com to confirm ticket availability and make payment.

Payment will be accepted in cash or cheque (with cheque preferred). On receipt of ticket availability confirmation, please make cheque payable to "Columbia University Alumni Association (Hong Kong) Limited" and mail to: Edith Shih, 22 Floor, Hutchison House, 10 Harcourt Road, Hong Kong. 

Please make ticket purchases ASAP as tickets are limited.

Looking forward to seeing you at the Ivy Ball 2016! 


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Edith Shih by sending email to edithshih@gmail.com .

 
Richmond: Shakespeare Festival Performance of "Twelfth Night"
June 05, 2016 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm EDT
Agecroft Hall 4305 Sulgrave Road Richmond, VA 23221

Please join the Princeton Association of Virginia for the 2016 Richmond Shakespeare Festival Performance of “Twelfth Night.”

***Please come early to picnic on the lawn. Gates open at 6 pm.***

The performance begins at 7:30 pm.

Group Ticket Prices: $25 Adult / $20 Student Members of other Ivy League & Seven Sisters colleges are invited to attend.

Picnic Dinner: Please bring your own picnic dinner and blanket, and look for the Princeton banner on the front lawn. Dr. Jan Powell, Artistic Director of Quill Theatre, will share “Behind the Scenes” insights about the production with our group at 6:45 pm. Afterwards, we will move to our seats in the outdoor theater.

Reservations: If you wish to attend, please email with number of each type of tickets needed socorwin@alumni.princeton.edu and send your check payable to “Princeton Association of Virginia” to:

Scott Corwin, Treasurer Princeton Association of Virginia 8009 Thom Road Richmond, Virginia 23229

Rain Policy for Richmond Shakespeare Festival: If it’s raining before the show... ...remember, our weather can change very quickly! So, decisions about postponing or cancelling a show due to weather will be made between 7-7:25pm, depending on weather forecasts.

If it rains during the show... ...the show will pause, and you will be escorted inside to wait for up to 15 minutes to see if the weather will let up. If we can’t go on, then:

-If we stopped before intermission, you have a choice: 1) full refund OR 2) voucher to return

-If the play is rained out after intermission, you will receive a voucher only.

Please note: you must be present to receive a rain voucher.


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Scott Corwin by sending email to socorwin@alumni.princeton.edu .

 
Volcanic Impacts on Climate and Society (VICS) Workshop
From June 06, 2016 through June 08, 2016, All Day Event
Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, First Floor Seminar Room

The inaugural PAGES Volcanic Impacts on Climate and Society (VICS) Workshop will be held at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University.

The workshop will aim to:

1. Summarize the state of knowledge concerning global radiative forcing from volcanic eruptions, including forcing reconstructions used in climate models. Identify where recent progress has occurred, and where the largest uncertainties remain.

2. Assess the state of consistency between climate responses to volcanic forcing derived from direct observations, inferred from proxy data and simulated by climate models.

3. Gather and synthesize recommendations concerning opportunities and best practices for integrating historical documentary evidence of volcanic climate impacts with estimates from paleoclimate data and climate models. Review progress and challenges in understanding historical societal impacts of volcanic eruptions.

4. Identify and define future goals for the VICS working group, based on the needs of the scientific community and potential stakeholders.

These workshop aims require interdisciplinary solutions and will draw on expertise from a variety of backgrounds, including (but not limited to) the fields of stratospheric aerosol measurements, radiative transfer theory, aerosol microphysical modeling, ice core science, geology, volcanology, high-resolution paleoclimate reconstructions, climate modeling and history.




Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Roseanne D’Arrigo by sending email to druidrd@ldeo.columbia.edu .

 
The Networking Hour: Healthcare Professionals
June 07, 2016 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Online

Network with Columbia alumni healthcare professionals from around the world and gain career insight by signing up to book your "virtual" seat today! 
 
Alumni from across the globe are welcome. It doesn’t matter where you live - you can sign in from your home or office to chat about the healthcare industry in 8-minute, text based conversations. It's fun, it's free, and it's only an hour! Just jump into one of the following conversation booths, and get networking:
  • The Business of Healthcare
  • Providing Healthcare
  • Healthcare Policy & Education
How It Works
  • Be sure to register for the event in advance.
  • On the day and time of the event, log-in and join the live session. You will receive log-in details 24-hours and 2-hours before the event.
  • All you need is a computer— you can sign in from anywhere!
  • Chats are text-based (no video) and timed (8-minutes)
  • Once you enter the live event, you will arrive in the virtual “lobby.” Click “View” to enter a booth, and make your status “Available” when you’re ready to begin chatting with other attendees. Next, go to the "Dashboard" located in the top right hand corner to see the chats come through.
  • You'll have the option to chat with up to 3 people at one time. 
  • After the event, you can revisit the event dashboard to view your connections, chat transcripts, and follow-up notes.
If you have any questions, please connect with Rachel Ely at re2136@columbia.edu.
 
Stay Connected

For career updates, visit the Columbia Alumni Career website, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Rachel Ely by sending email to re2136@columbia.edu .

 
Chicago: Epicurean Club at Imperial Lamian
June 07, 2016 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm CDT
Imperial Lamian 6 W Hubbard St Chicago, IL 60654 United States

Join Epicurean Host Daniel Balsam for an exquisite Chinese meal at Chicago's New Imperial Lamian. Handmade noodles, dim sum, and wok-fired dishes are the specialties issuing from the open kitchen at this chic Chinese haunt in River North. The bar pours artisanal, tea-infused cocktails within Lamian's striking, Asian-inspired decor.

Cost:

Members $50.00 and Non-Members $60.00.

All inclusive excepting cash bar.

Menu:

Starters -

Shanghai Xiao Long Bao

Mushroom Bao

Soups & Salads -

Vegetarian Miso Soup

Bom Bom Chicken Salad

Entrees -

Beef Brisket Lamian

Wasabi Crispy Prawn

Sides -

Gailan Steamed

White Rice

Dessert

-Sesame Balls

Register for the event here.

We hope to see you there! 


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Avery Cambridge by sending email to ajc2213@columbia.edu .

 
In-Service on Informed Consent & Common Pitfalls
June 08, 2016 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Atchley PH 8 E 107

http://www.columbiamedicinecme.org/

Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Karen Wisdom by sending email to khm2101@columbia.edu or by calling 2123422107.
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Professional Communication Skills
June 08, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
Hammer Health Science Building - 701 West 168th Street - Room LL-110

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.

Learning Objectives:

  • To develop professional communication skills to manage interactions with internal and external customers
  • To enhance verbal and non-verbal communication and listening skills
  • To strengthen Emotional Intelligence skills and understand the role of Emotional Intelligence (EI) in handling difficult situations
  • To apply communication and EI skills to identify and anticipate difficult situations and be proactive in handling them before they arise



Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Madiyyah Allah by sending email to mia2133@cumc.columbia.edu or by calling 212-305-6515.
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JPMorgan Chase & Co. Livetalk: Your Career - Which Way?
June 08, 2016 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Virtual Event - Login to be provided to registered participants

Join JPMorgan Chase for our "Your Career - Which Way?" LiveTalk, a live virtual chat, and hear our employees speak about their career journey. It's a chance for you to get the inside story about how our employees ended up where they are today and get all your questions answered by people who were once in your shoes.

Space is limited to join the session live, so be sure to register today here! Also, check out the JPMorgan Chase events page for the list of upcoming virtual events that will help you navigate your career and the recruiting process.


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact the Center for Career Education by sending email to cce@columbia.edu .

 
Santiago: Alumni Gathering
June 08, 2016 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm CLT
Hotel Cumbres Lastarria José Victorino Lastarria 299, Santiago

Join Columbia alumni in Chile for a gathering organized by the Columbia Alumni Association and the Columbia Global Centers | Santiago. Following the success of our latest meeting in November, we are now hosting the first gathering of this year at Hotel Cumbres Lastarria.

We really hope you can attend and spend an enjoyable evening with us!

Cost: No fee; food and drinks available for purchase.

RSVP by emailing Graciela Ibáñez '08JRN at gribanez@gmail.com or Brena Sena '14PH at brena.sena@gmail.com.

To watch a video of previous alumni gatherings please visit this link.


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Graciela Ibáñez by sending email to gribanez@gmail.com .

 
Boston: Summer Bowling Night
June 08, 2016 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
Sacco's Bowl-Haven 45 Day St Somerville, MA 02144

Candlepin bowling: it’s weird, but it’s awesome.

Join your fellow Columbia alumni for an evening of bowling and flatbread pizza in Davis square.

Cost:

-First Fifteen: $25.00

-Regular Ticket: $30.00 

Ticket price includes bowling, shoe rental, pizza, salad, soft drinks and dessert. Sacco’s also has great local beers on tap (cash bar).

Purchase tickets here

We hope to see you there!


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Columbia Alumni Association of Boston by sending email to boston@alumniclubs.columbia.edu .

 
Rhode Island: Welcome Summer Party
June 09, 2016 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Svea Herbst-Bayliss '88SIPA & George Bayliss, '86SIPA 4 Elton Street East Side of Providence

Everyone's ready for summer and so is CAARI!

Please join us at our Welcome Summer Party hosted by Svea Herbst-Bayliss '88SIPA, and her husband, George Bayliss, '86SIPA.

The gathering takes place, Thursday, June 9 from 6-8 p.m.

Bring a friend and make new friends!

Light appetizers and drinks will be served.

Free, but RSVP required.

More details to come!


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Columbia Alumni Association of Rhode Island by sending email to rhodeisland@alumniclubs.columbia.edu .

 
Giving Effective Feedback
June 10, 2016 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT
Hammer Health Science Building - 701 West 168th Street - Room LL-202

Patient satisfaction depends upon the performance of every individual in your faculty practice. Therefore it is vitally important that you frequently communicate feedback to the people you lead.

This training is designed to enhance your ability to deliver feedback effectively. You will learn to differentiate between the main types of feedback and describe why each is used. You will also have multiple opportunities to study and practice an effective technique for giving corrective feedback.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the potential benefits and costs of communicating feedback;
  • Define the different types of feedback and why they are used;
  • Identify factors to consider before giving corrective feedback;
  • Study and practice an effective technique for giving corrective feedback.


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Madiyyah Allah by sending email to mia2133@cumc.columbia.edu or by calling 212-305-6515.
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MBTI Assessment for PhDs
June 10, 2016 from 12:00 pm to 1:45 pm EDT
Center for Career Education, Conference Room East Campus, Lower Level (Enter off of 116th Street, east of Amsterdam, through the Wein Courtyard)

Take the Myers-Brigg Type Indicator (MBTI) Assessment and learn more about how your personality type might influence career choice.

The MBTI may help you with:

  •  Identifying your personality preferences 
  •  Selecting a career or expanding career options 
  •  Adding insight to improve professional relationships 
  •  Enhancing your ability to lead and work with others in team-based environments 
  •  Evaluating your innate personality and understanding of how your tendencies work together to shape your communication, information-gathering, decision-making and organizational styles 

Once you register for the workshop, you will receive further instructions on taking the MBTI assessment online prior to coming to the workshop. During the workshop, we will hand out your MBTI Assessment result and help you better understand and interpret your type. You will also participate in several group activities to learn how you may be able to use your newly gained knowledge of the MBTI types in understanding and using differences constructively.

NOTE: Workshop attendance is required, in order to receive your MBTI result. Please do not register, if you are not available to attend the workshop on Friday, June 10th.

Lunch will be provided. Space is limited, so make sure you register as soon as possible.


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Alice Kim by sending email to yk2397@columbia.edu or by calling 2128545432.
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The Centrality of Civic Engagement and Work for Aging Well
June 11, 2016 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm EDT
Columbia University Morningside Campus School of Journalism Brown Institute


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Caitie Adams by sending email to ca2700@columbia.edu or by calling 212-305-7906.

 
Greece: Tour of Archaeological Museum of Thebes with Columbia Professor
June 12, 2016 from 11:00 am to 5:30 pm EEST
1, Threpsiadi st 322 00 Orhomenos tel. 2262027913

Be the first to visit the Archaeological Museum of Thebes since its reopening to the public and enjoy an exclusive tour by Prof. Ioannis Mylonopoulos of Columbia University’s Excavations at Onchestos, on Sunday, June 12th!

Schedule:

11am: Gathering at the Archaeological Museum of Thebes (museum entrance)

11am-1pm: Archaological Museum of Thebes 

1:30-3:30pm: Lunch at local taverna 'Barba-Yannis' (in the grove of Moschopodi, next to the Zoodohou Pigi church)

3:30-4:30pm: Onchestos Site A (temple area)

4:30-5:30pm: Onchestos Site B (administrative part)

Columbia Club of Greece member: Free of charge for thos who have paid their dues, including their spouse and children.

Non CU-affiliated adults and guests: 20euro 

Please RSVP here.

 


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact CAA Greece by sending email to greece@alumniclubs.columbia.edu .

 
22nd Annual Update and Intensive Review of Internal Medicine 2016
From June 12, 2016 at 8:00 am through June 17, 2016 at 5:30 pm EDT
Columbia University Medical Center William Black Medical Research Building Alumni Auditorium 650 West 168th Street New York, NY 10032

Each of the major subspecialties will be covered including cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, hematology, infectious disease, nephrology, neurology, oncology, pulmonary disease, and rheumatology.
Much of the material will be presented in lecture format by the best teachers and clinicians from the Columbia University Medical Center. In addition, each specialty will have a case-based question and answer session using an interactive
computer-based system. This system will allow you (anonymously) to test your knowledge in the different areas of medicine. At the conclusion of the course, participants will be better able to:

Understand clinical practice guidelines

Diagnose and manage problems frequently encountered in the office and hospital

Make recommendations for optimal management of many common diseases.

Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Karen Wisdom by sending email to khm2101@cumc.columbia.edu or by calling 2123422107.
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Create Your Plan: Retirement Savings Seminar: Hosted by Vanguard - Columbia University - Studebaker Bldg. - 622 West 132nd Street - 4th Floor - Room 469
June 13, 2016 from 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm EDT
Columbia University Studebaker Building 4th Floor, Room 469

We would like to invite you to attend this new Vanguard brown bag lunch retirement workshop, available to all Columbia University faculty and staff.

"Create Your Plan"- This Vanguard meeting is intended to show people that there are two keys to a comfortable retirement: saving enough and investing wisely.

•   You will learn strategies on how to save enough for retirement
•   Learn about stocks, bonds, determining an asset mix and choosing investment funds.
•   Hear how saving in your company sponsored retirement plan will benefit you today and in retirement.


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Gisele Monroe by sending email to gm2522@columbia.edu or by calling 212-851-7016.
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DEES Open Dissertation Defense: Multi-Stage Evolution of the Lithospheric Mantle in the West Antarctic Rift System
June 13, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EDT
Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Campus, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Building, Comer First Floor Seminar Room

The Columbia University Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES) presents "Multi-Stage Evolution of the Lithospheric Mantle in the West Antarctic Rift System - A Mantle Xenolith Study" an open dissertation defense with Cathleen Doherty, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University.  Open to the public

For more information on DEES visit eesc.columbia.edu


All Welcome! 


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Monica Hinojosa by sending email to hinojosa@ldeo.columbia.edu .

 
Singapore: An Evening with Anshu Gupta
June 14, 2016 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm SGT
National Library Building Visitor Briefing Room. 100 Victoria St, 188064 Singapore

We would like to invite you to join an evening with Anshu Gupta, founder of GOONJ (goonj.org) and pioneer of the waste to wealth movement in India.

Anhsu is the recipient of the 2015 Magsaysay Award. In addition, he is an Ashoka and Schwab fellow and the recipient of the CNN-IBN Real Heroes Award, among numerous other awards.

Anshu founded GOONJ as a non profit organisation, in 1999. GOONJ has collected, sorted and recycled more than 1,000 tonnes (annually) of waste cloth, electronic products and other common urban consumption items to the rural poor as well as for disaster relief.

Anshu will share his journey from the time he decided to reduce the gap between urban surpluses and rural deficits in 1999 to the impact of GOONJ's work 16 years on.

You will hear about GOONJ's innovative approach to dealing with these issues including through their 'Cloth for Work' program which focuses on the dignity of the rural poor. That program empowers the rural poor to "pay" for the clothes/materials provided by GOONJ in exchange for their hands- on socially useful work (e.g.: assisting in digging trenches for their own village).

For more information on Anshu’s profile, please visit http://goonj.org/


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Ting LAN by sending email to sipa.alumni.singapore@gmail.com .

 
Morningside Faculty and Staff Orientation: Welcome Program
June 14, 2016 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Manhattanville 622 West 132nd Street Studebaker 469

Welcome to Columbia University! During Orientation you will receive information to help you more effectively navigate Columbia University as a new member of our community.

 

Orientation includes representatives from Central HR, Work/Life Office, Environmental Stewardship, Environmental Health & Safety, Research and Public Safety. The session concludes with a representative from Benefits where you will learn about all of your Benefits options and have the opportunity to discuss your benefit questions to a member of the HR Benefits team.

  

Continental breakfast will be served. 


Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Kathryn McBride by sending email to ksm2139@columbia.edu or by calling 212-851-2816.
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