COVID-19 Booster Forum, Socializing During a Pandemic, and Other Events and Opportunities, 2/1-2/15

February 01, 2022

Dear Students,

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

Find more events and opportunities on University Life’s website, Instagram and Facebook, and reach out to [email protected] with any suggestions or questions.

Have a great week,

Joseph Defraine Greenwell, Ed.D.
Vice President for Student Affairs
University Life
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Ixchel Rosal
Associate Vice President for Student Life
University Life
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