COVID-19 Booster Forum, Socializing During a Pandemic, and Other Events and Opportunities, 2/1-2/15
We hope to see many of you at our University Life Forum: Spring Vaccine Booster Updates TOMORROW, 2/2 at 4:00 PM ET! Register and submit your questions here.
Under the Key to NYC requirements, dining and entertainment events require proof of vaccination at the door. For any in-person event listed below, please be prepared to provide proof of vaccination and a picture ID.
University Life Opportunities and Events (All events in ET)
- Socializing During a Pandemic. Has the pandemic put a damper in your social life? Join us for this workshop focused on evidence-based strategies for managing social anxiety and building authentic connections while navigating COVID protocols. Designed with first-generation graduate and professional students in mind, but all are welcome. Thursday, 2/3, 5:00-6:00 PM. Register here.
- Grab-n-Go Succulent Study Break. Drop by for a quick Succulent Study Break in Butler Library, room 214. Come by to grab a faux succulent, a ceramic pot, and decorations to take home! Open to all students, while supplies last. Friday, 2/11, 4:00-5:00 PM. Register here.
- Black History Month Film Screening: One Night in Miami. The University Life Events Council invites you to a virtual screening of One Night in Miami - a fictional account of one incredible night where icons Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, and Jim Brown gathered and discussed their roles in the Civil Rights Movement and cultural upheaval of the 60s. Information on how to access the film will be emailed to you 12 hours before the event. Friday, 2/11 - Sunday, 2/13. Register here.
Racial Justice Mini-Grant Events
The Racial Justice Mini-Grant Program supports student projects that provide opportunities for the Columbia community to understand and unlearn racism, effectively act or advocate to address racism, and strengthen our campus culture of inclusion and belonging. Throughout the Spring semester, we’ll share grantee event information here!
- The Future of Reproductive Justice: Discussing the Impact of Texas SB8. This panel discussion focuses on recent Texas legislation regarding abortion access, SB 8, its implications, and the intersectional impact of anti-abortion access legislation on various communities. Wednesday, 2/2, 8:00-9:30 PM. Register here.
University-wide Events and Opportunities
- Multi-Faith Fellowship. Students from all schools and traditions are welcome to join Religious Life for dinner, discussion, and multi-faith dialogue weekly throughout the semester. Wednesdays, 7:00-8:30 PM. Learn more.
- Tamer Fund for Social Ventures Information Sessions. The Tamer Fund for Social Ventures provides grants of up to $25,000 for social and environmental ventures. Learn more about the application process and deadlines at these information sessions. Register here for Thursday, 2/3, 1:00-1:45 PM, and register here for Thursday, 2/17,6:00-6:45 PM.
- An (Un)Holy Union: Causal Inference, Semiparametric Statistics and Machine Learning in the Age of Data Science. This event, part of the Mailman School of Public Health’s Centennial Distinguished Speakers Series, focuses on recent advances at the nexus of these three disciplines in the gilded age of modern data science, with emphasis given to sound and responsible decision-making in Public Health and Medicine. Thursday, 2/3, 5:00–6:00 PM. Register here.
- Columbia University Medical School Fair. Prospective medical students: hear from more than 20 medical schools and healthcare programs over the next few weeks. Saturday, 2/5 - Saturday, 4/2. Register here.
- Spring 2022 Global Virtual Internships. The Columbia Global Centers have identified approximately 40 virtual internships, paid and unpaid, across their international partner networks. Apply here by Friday, 2/4.
- Paid Opportunity: Internship in Building Community Summer 2022 Program. The IBC is hiring over 100 Program & Residential Life Assistants who will coordinate community-building events and workshops, supervise students in the residence halls and on field trips, and support daily logistics for Columbia University’s High School Summer Immersion Program. Apply here by Sunday, 2/6 at 11:59 PM.
- Publish your Journal with Columbia University Libraries. Columbia Libraries’ open access journals program publishes 30 faculty and student-led journals in a variety of disciplines. Apply here by Monday, 2/7.
- SFS Website Feedback. Student Financial Services and CUIT Usability and Experience Design team are seeking students to participate in a feedback session for the new Student Financial Services’ website design and usability. Participants who complete a user interview will receive a $25 Amazon gift card. Register here.
Have a great week,
Joseph Defraine Greenwell, Ed.D.
Vice President for Student Affairs
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Associate Vice President for Student Life
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