This Week at Columbia: Events & Opportunities (3/5)

March 05, 2024

Dear Students, 

We write to share some study breaks, fellowship opportunities, and upcoming events. Don’t forget to complete the LENS Survey by March 11 to get your $10 gift card. 

All events below are in Eastern Time, free, and open to all students unless otherwise noted.

University Life Events & Opportunities

  • Art After Five: Spring Edition (In-Person) Stop by Kent 201/202 to create art, meet students from across the University, and reflect on multiple aspects of your well-being. Available crafts will include collage, button-making, DIY flower crowns, and more! TONIGHT, March 5, 5 - 6:30 p.m. Register here. 
  • A Break in the Fast Lane: Coffee & Treats (In-Person). Stop by Butler 214 for coffee, a donut, and to enjoy a break from studying! Wednesday, March 6, 12 - 1 p.m. Register here.
  • Navigating Networking and Salary Negotiation from a Diversity Lens (Virtual). Learn how to build your network and negotiate your starting salary and benefits with University Life and the Mailman School of Public Health’s Career Services. All graduate and professional students are invited to attend this event, which is part of the Graduate Initiative for Inclusion and Engagement. Thursday, March 21, 11:30 a.m - 12:30 p.m. Register here.
  • CU Film Showcase: Call for Student Films! Do you have a short film you’d like to share with the Columbia community? The University Life Events Council wants to showcase 2-10 minute films created by Columbia students! Selected films will be shared at the 2024 CU Film Showcase in Lerner Cinema. Submit by Tuesday, March 19.
  • Call for Student Performers. Want to share your cultural traditions or artistic expressions? The University Life Events Council is seeking student performers to share their talent at the 6th annual Dinner with Strangers event on April 10, 2024 from 5:30 to 7:00 PM at 50 Haven Avenue (CUIMC Campus). Learn more and apply by March 22, 2024.
  • International Faculty Roundtable (In-Person). Join us for dinner and conversation, as faculty share their experiences navigating higher education as international scholars, college students, and professionals. This event is part of the Graduate Initiative for Inclusion and Engagement and is co-sponsored by the International Students and Scholars Office and the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) Office of Student Affairs. Monday, March 25, 5 - 6:30 p.m. Register here.
  • Community Lunch (In-Person). Community Impact and Broadway Community invite you to participate in a culinary service opportunity. You'll work alongside Community Lunch's head chef to prepare meals for neighbors in the Morningside Heights community. Want to learn more? Contact: Jonathan Socoy at Community Impact ([email protected]). Extra hands are especially needed Thursday mornings. Thursdays, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Fridays, 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. & 12 - 2:30 p.m. Sign up. 
  • Yoga Class (In-Person). Take a break and relax with yoga hosted by Religious Life in Earl Hall. Please bring your own mat and arrive 5-10 minutes early to sign in and set up. Thursday, March 7, 7 - 8 p.m. Learn More.

Get $10 - Complete the LENS Survey by March 11

The How

  1. Find the email from Qualtrics/Isobar ([email protected]). 
  2. Click your unique survey link. 
  3. Complete the survey.
  4. You’ll receive an email about how to claim your $10 reward.

The Why

  • You’ll get a $10 gift card.
  • You will be entered to win additional prizes.
  • Tell us how Columbia can support you and future students.

Learn more

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Take care,

Joseph Defraine Greenwell, Ed.D.

Senior 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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