Resilience, Reflection, and Healing: Remembering George Floyd, Global Energy Summit, and Other Events and Opportunities, 5/18-6/1
May 18, 2021
We hope to see you at some of the exciting events in the next two weeks!
University Life Events (All events are ET)
- Resilience, Reflection, and Healing: Remembering George Floyd. As we approach the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s murder and process what this past year has meant for communities of color, we invite you to join a workshop focused on self-care and healing through stories and reflections. Although this space centers Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) student experiences, all members of the Columbia community are welcome to join. Tuesday, May 25, 4:00-5:15 PM. Register here.
- Spiritual Life Roundtable. In partnership with the Office of Religious Life, we invite you to a conversation with faculty members across faith traditions, part of the Graduate Initiative for Inclusion and Engagement. Panelists will share their experiences navigating religious identities in higher education and engage in a meaningful dialogue about religion and spirituality. Thursday, 5/27, 4:00-5:00 PM. Register here.
- Judas and the Black Messiah Virtual Film Screening. The University Life Events Council invites you to a virtual film screening of Judas and the Black Messiah, based on the 1969 killing of Chicago Black Panther Party chairman Fred Hampton. After registering, you will receive information on how to access the film throughout the two screening days. Friday, 5/28 - Saturday, 5/29. Register here.
University Life Opportunity
- University Life Ambassador Applications. Want to welcome new and returning students for the Fall semester? Become a University Life Ambassador! Apply by Sunday, 6/6 at 11:59 PM.
University-wide Events and Opportunities
- Columbia Global Energy Summit. Join the Center on Global Energy Policy at SIPA as energy experts from around the world gather for the Columbia Global Energy Summit, focusing on trends shaping our current energy system and what's ahead for energy policy, markets, geopolitics, tech, and climate change. Tuesday, 5/18 - Thursday, 5/20. Register here.
- Situational Awareness Training. Join Public Safety to learn tips and skills to strengthen your decision making for personal safety in everyday scenarios and emergency situations. Wednesday, 5/19, 12:00-1:00 PM. Register here.
- American Voter Project: The Future of the Supreme Court. The Eric H. Holder Jr. Initiative for Civil and Political Rights invites you to a panel discussion on the federal judiciary and the pressing issues that lie ahead. Wednesday, 5/19, 6:00-7:30 PM. Register here.
- Climate Change and the Transition to Net Zero. Join the Columbia Global Centers as we bring you leading experts who will share important insights from engineering and business around this critical global issue, as part of our University Leadership Series. Wednesday, 5/26, 8:00 AM. Register here.
- The Deluge: On the human costs of rising sea levels. The Forum and the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism present an exhibit by photojournalist and Global Visiting Fellow, Kadir van Lohuizen / NOOR, featuring photographs illustrating the consequences of climate change in communities across the globe. Now - 6/30. Learn more.
Find more info on University Life’s website, Instagram and Facebook, and don’t hesitate to be in touch with [email protected] with any thoughts or questions!
Have a great week,
Joseph Defraine Greenwell, Ed.D.
Vice President for Student Affairs
Office of University Life
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Associate Vice President for Student Life
Office of University Life
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