Maya Castronovo, CC’23, joined University Life as a freshman looking for a work-study job. Now, four years later, Maya is graduating and leaving her role at University Life. We recently sat down with Maya and asked her to reflect on her experiences at Columbia.

Breathing Space, Study Days, Dog Therapy, Become a University Life Ambassador, and Other Events and Opportunities

Shatize Pope is studying human rights at the School of General Studies. She works as Community Outreach Coordinator at Community Impact, and is a University Life Ambassador and a member of the University Life Events Council.

The Columbia Way, Mocktails & Brunch, Nurturing Hope, and Other Events and Opportunities

CU Film Showcase, Apply to the University Life Events Council, Mocktails & Brunch, and Other Events and Opportunities

Happening This Week - Awakening Our Democracy: Affirmative Action, Art After Five, APIDA Roundtable, and More!

Tax Season Q&A, Women’s History Month Events, Drag Bingo and Other Events and Opportunities, 3/21-4/6

Drag Bingo, Awakening our Democracy, Spring Crafting, and Other Events and Opportunities, 3/14-30

Call for Student Films, Pop-Up Concert, Who Reads in America? and Other Events and Opportunities, 3/7-21

James Jennings, Jr. is a second-year Master’s student in the African and African American Diaspora Studies Department. He is a Double Discovery Teaching Fellow, educating high school students in popular African American protest music and literature and the poetry of the Harlem Renaissance. In this post, James reflects on his academic journey, family history, work as a teacher, and the importance of Black Studies as a discipline.

Faculty Roundtables, Call for Commencement Performers, Black History Month Events and Other Events and Opportunities, 2/21-3/7