Summer Digest: Become a University Life Ambassador, Live Music, Dinosaurs’ History, and Other Events and Opportunities, 7/26-8/9

July 26, 2022

Dear Students, 

We hope the following upcoming events and opportunities help you make the most of your summer.

Upcoming Events & Opportunities

  • New Plays Festival 2022 (In-Person). Join Columbia University School of the Arts for a festival of new, innovative plays written by Columbia MFA Playwriting students. Various dates and times, July 21-August 19. Learn more and register.
  • Do Dinosaurs Still Hold Dominion? (In-Person). This discussion about the history of dinosaurs includes a screening of Jurassic World: Dominion and explores how Hollywood portrayals affect our view of evolution and the importance of scientific research in understanding the origins of life. Saturday, July 30, 2:00-6:00 PM. Learn more and register.
  • Thinking Like an Entrepreneur (In-Person). What drives entrepreneurial success? Join the School of Professional Studies for a conversation about how successful entrepreneurs think and build a business. Tuesday, August 2, 5:00-7:00 PM. Learn more and register.
  • Sounds of Summer Fest (In-Person). Don’t miss an evening full of giveaways, delicious snacks and live music from up-and-coming New York City artists. This event hosted by the School of Professional Studies features performances from CILLA, 79.5, Juice, and Pom Pom Squad. Tuesday, August 9, 5:00-9:00 PM. Learn more and register.
  • Summer Fitness Classes at Dodge (In-Person and Virtual). Join Columbia PEREC for a wide range of low-cost fitness classes this summer. Please note, there is a small fee to participate, and summer passes are now discounted by 50 percent. Learn more here.
  • Become a University Life Ambassador 2022-2023! Passionate about building community at Columbia? As a University Life Ambassador, you can help promote a welcoming, inclusive environment for all Columbia students across all campuses. Apply here.
  • Apply to be a Student Conduct Navigator. Are you interested in supporting fellow students going through the University's student conduct process? If so, consider becoming a Student Conduct Navigator. Learn more and apply here.

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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