Events and Opportunities, 10/25-11/8

Iran's Movement for Women's Rights, Reflecting on Burnout, and Other Events and Opportunities, 10/25-11/8

October 25, 2022

Dear Students, 

We hope you’ll join us for Women, Life, Freedom: Iran's Movement for Women's Rights on Thursday, November 3rd from 12:00 - 1:00 PM. This conversation, with a range of Columbia experts, will explore the unrest in Iran within the broader historical and geo-political context, where it may lead, and how it connects with other global challenges. This virtual event is co-sponsored by University Life and the Office of the President

Learn more, register and submit questions for the panelists here.

Iranian students and students of the diaspora seeking a supportive space: 

Events and Opportunities with University Life:

  • MOVEmber Well-being Challenge (Hybrid). This month-long experience takes inspiration from scavenger hunts and fitness challenges to promote multiple dimensions of well-being. All students are welcome to join the group challenge on the MoveSpring app, but spaces are limited! RSVP by this Friday, October 28. Daily challenges November 1 - 30. Learn more and register.
  • Social Justice Mini-Grant Program. University Life invites students to apply for the Social Justice Mini-Grant Program and share innovative ideas to address social injustices, including efforts to bring awareness to racial, economic, accessibility and educational inequities. Apply here by Monday, November 7.
  • LGBTQ+ Roundtable with Columbia Faculty (In-Person). University Life, in partnership with the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement and the School of Nursing, invites you to a roundtable event where Columbia Faculty will share their experiences navigating their identities as members of the LGBTQ+ community in higher education. Appetizers and University Life swag will be provided. Thursday, November 10, 6:00 - 7:30 PM. Learn more and register.
  • Rocky Horror Picture Show (In-Person). Join the University Life Events Council, in collaboration with Ferris Reel Film Society and GS Alliance, for a thrilling live action performance and screening of the classic Rocky Horror Picture Show. Come early to grab a good seat and a prop bag while they last! Thursday, November 10, 6:00 - 8:00 PM. Learn more and register. 
  • Yoga Class (In-Person). Take a break and relax with yoga in Earl Hall, hosted by Religious Life every Thursday. Please bring your own mat and arrive 5-10 minutes early to sign in and set up. Thursday, October 27, 7:00 - 8:00 PM. Learn more.

Community Citizenship Initiative Events
The following events fulfill one of the requirements for the Community Citizenship Initiative (CCI). ALL new students are required to complete CCI by November 4.

Happening Around Campus

Visit University Life’s website, Instagram and Facebook for more information and events, and please reach out to [email protected] with any suggestions or questions.

Take care,

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