Past Events

Past Events

Speed Friending

31
Jan
Thursday, January 31, 2019
5:00pm to 7:00pm

The University Life Events Council has a plan for you to make new friends among the more than 30,000 students attending Columbia University. Who knows? You might just meet your new best friend!

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Financing the U.N.'s Sustainable Development Goals

30
Jan
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
6:00pm to 7:30pm

Join the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment for a talk focused on the realities behind financing the U.N.'s sustainability goals. Free and open to all students.

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Welcome Back Film Screening: Bohemian Rhapsody

29
Jan
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
8:00pm to 10:30pm

Join us for a free screening of the two-time Golden Globe winning film Bohemian Rhapsody.

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Donate to the 2018 PMA Coat Drive

19
Dec
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 5:00pm

Give new or gently used, clean winter coats to the New York Cares annual coat drive, through the Postbac Premedical Association at Columbia University. Drop off in General Studies student lounge or Lewisohn Hall lobby.

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Carnival of the Animals

15
Dec
Saturday, December 15, 2018
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Music by Camille Saint-Saëns, with poetry by Ogden Nash

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Panel Discussion: Amplifying the Female Voice through Art

14
Dec
Friday, December 14, 2018
6:30pm to 8:30pm

Hear from Columbia College graduates on creating social change, overcoming gender roles, and working in the arts. Organized by Columbia College Women.

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QTPOCocoa and Study Break

13
Dec
Thursday, December 13, 2018
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join Multicultural Affairs at Columbia for the Queer and Trans People of Color Cocoa study break. Relax, eat cookies, drink hot cocoa, and play some board games.

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Take a Break with Alice! And Some Dogs!

13
Dec
Thursday, December 13, 2018
5:00pm to 7:00pm

Love dogs? Free pet therapy is available from Alice! Health Promotion, plus coloring and other activities to help make finals feel less “ruff.” CUID required.

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CU there NYC: Food for Thought

13
Dec
Thursday, December 13, 2018
4:00pm to 7:00pm

Take a break from studying with food and fellow students as alums and staff share tips and tricks for a successful end to the semester. Hosted by the Columbia Alumni Center.

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Low Lounge (University Life Events Council)

11
Dec
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
11:00am to 3:00pm

The Low Library Rotunda will be open to all students with CUID and offer FREE snacks, games, stud

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Columbia University Senate Plenary

07
Dec
Friday, December 7, 2018
1:15pm to 3:15pm

The Columbia University Senate's monthly meeting to discuss a range of policy issues. All Columbia ID holders are welcome.

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Symposium: Making Art in the Age of Algorithms

07
Dec
Friday, December 7, 2018
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Join lightning talks, demos and performances inspired by algorithmic creation, plus the winners of the Columbia Data Science Institute Data Art Contest. Sponsored by The Brown Institute for Media Innovation, and others. Free and open.

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ISSO Conference: The Legacy of Shaykh Hassan Cisse

06
Dec
Thursday, December 6, 2018 7:00pm to Saturday, December 8, 2018 11:00pm

This three-day conference honors the legacy of Shaykh Hassan, a renowned Islamic scholar and humanitarian. Featuring an interfaith dialogue, Jamah, and more. Free and open for Columbia students.

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Grad Student Hangout: Making Connections (Office of University Life Graduate Initiative)

05
Dec
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
5:00pm to 7:00pm

Take a break from your studies and join us for light refreshments, games, and casual conversation

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Film Screening: 120 YEARS

30
Nov
Friday, November 30, 2018
6:30pm to 7:30pm

Scott Lewis spent 20 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. His story is the focus of 120 YEARS, being screened by the Columbia Undergraduate Law Review and followed by Q&A with Mr. Lewis, his attorney and staff from the Innocence Project.

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The Graduate Initiative for Inclusion and Engagement - Success Workshop: Student Financial Loan Management

30
Nov
Friday, November 30, 2018
12:15pm to 1:30pm

What happens with your student loans after you graduate? Join the Office of University Life and Student Financial Services Director Frank Arce for an hour-long workshop that will provide you valuable information to help you successfully navigate the student loan process.

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Social Enterprise Conference: Capital for Good

30
Nov
Friday, November 30, 2018
8:00am to 5:00pm

Spend the day with leaders in philanthropy, impact investing and sustainable solutions at the Columbia Business School Social Enterprise Conference, a major event for the socially conscious set since 2002.

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Unpublished Black History from The New York Times Photo Archives

29
Nov
Thursday, November 29, 2018
6:30pm to 7:30pm

Authors Darcy Eveleigh and Rachel L. Swarns join Lucyle Hook Professor of English and professor of Africana Studies Kim F. Hall for a presentation and discussion on the hundreds of stunning images from black history that have long been buried in The New York Times archives.

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Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks: On Social Justice, Race and Health

28
Nov
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Hear from Suzan-Lori Parks, who has written for Spike Lee and Oprah, and received the Pulitzer Prize in Drama. She will speak on race, justice and health, and is the inaugural guest speaker for the Department of Medical Humanities and Ethics.

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In Conversation - Living with Difference: An Interfaith Dialogue

27
Nov
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
5:00pm to 6:30pm

Join the Office of University Life for a discussion about finding common ground and navigating difference while building community. Free dinner with registration.

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