Past Events

Past Events

Lives of Immigrants: Rights and Responsibilities

25
Oct
Thursday, October 25, 2018
4:30pm to 6:00pm

Come listen to a panel of newly elected leaders from Mexican cities, officials and community leaders from NYC, and scholars as they discuss the challenges of building binational communities.

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Art Opening: Posing Modernity

23
Oct
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 6:00pm

What impact did, and does, the black female figure have on fine art? Visit Posing Modernity: The Black Model from Manet and Matisse to Today to see for yourself.

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Media in the Age of Trump: Panel Discussion

22
Oct
Monday, October 22, 2018
6:00pm to 8:15pm

A panel of media experts will discuss the Trump presidency and its relationship with the media. How did we get here? What are the long-term stakes? Is the free press truly in peril?

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Guest Speaker Hilal Elver: How Our Food Systems Create Hunger

22
Oct
Monday, October 22, 2018
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join Hilal Elver, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, as she discusses the right of agricultural workers on a global scale.

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Film Fridays: Divide and Conquer with Will Cohen

19
Oct
Friday, October 19, 2018
6:00pm to 8:30pm

SNEAK PEAK: How and why did we get here?

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Sound Art in the Library

19
Oct
Friday, October 19, 2018
4:00pm to 6:00pm

Six students from the M.F.A. Sound Art program present an evening of engaging site-specific installations, using the spaces of the Music & Arts Library. All Columbia Students, Faculty, and Staff are welcome.

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CU Sings: Karaoke Night featuring Jan Sport

18
Oct
Thursday, October 18, 2018
7:00pm to 9:00pm

The University Life Events Council presents Karaoke Night with special host Jan Sport, Drag Queen

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Unthinking Migration: A Workshop with Professor Stefania Pandolfo & Filmmaker Leila Kilani

18
Oct
Thursday, October 18, 2018
12:00pm to 2:00pm

A discussion on the recent migration across the African continent and the Mediterranean into Europe with Professor of Anthropology Stefania Pandolfo and Filmmaker Leila Kilani. Moderated by Columbia Professor of Anthropology Rosalind Morris

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Why Policy Matters: Access, Equity, and Voting in the U.S.

17
Oct
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join the SIPA Diversity Committee in exploring how policy has shaped access to voting in the US.

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First-Generation Experience: A Roundtable with Columbia Faculty

16
Oct
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join University Life for the first event in the Diversity, Dialogue, and Dinner series as faculty reflect on their experiences as first generation graduate students. Part of The Graduate Initiative.

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Reflecting on the Recent Supreme Court Nomination Process

16
Oct
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
4:00pm to 5:30pm

The recent Supreme Court nomination process has heightened tensions in our society and highlighted many issues that challenge and divide the nation today. The Columbia University Senate Student Affairs Committee and other student organizations, in partnership with University Life, are offering a space for students throughout Columbia - undergraduates, graduate and professional schools - to reflect on what this means for our campus community and society.

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Voter Registration Deadline (General Election - New York)

11
Oct
Friday, October 12, 2018 12:00am

To vote in the November 6 General Election in New York: Applications must be postmarked no later than October 12, 2018 and received by a board of elections no later than October 17, 2018 to be eligible to vote. Forms are available at the Office of Government and Community Affairs, located at 309 Low Library.

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Paint the Night - University Life Events Council Study Break

11
Oct
Thursday, October 11, 2018
5:00pm to 7:00pm

Take a study break with the University Life Events Council at Paint the Night in Wien Lounge.

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HeForShe #GetFree Tour Columbia: Gender Equality in STEM and Academia

10
Oct
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
10:00am to 11:30am

Columbia University presents a discussion on women and equality in academia with a focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in conjunction with the UN's global HeForShe movement for gender equality.

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Diversity Dialogue: A Panel on the Decriminalization of Homosexuality in India

09
Oct
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
6:30pm to 8:30pm

Hear from the LGBTQIA rights activists who fought a colonial-era law (Section 377) forbidding homosexual acts in India.

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PANEL: Cycles of Gun Violence-An Ecological Perspective on Prevention (Columbia Students' Gun Violence Action Committee)

03
Oct
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
5:30pm to 7:30pm

What can we do to prevent gun violence and enhance intervention efforts? Join experts from education, policy and law, and healthcare to discuss how we can work together to tackle firearm violence.

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Task Force for Inclusion and Belonging @ Columbia - Fall 2018 Meeting

28
Sep
Friday, September 28, 2018
10:00am to 11:30am

Join the Task Force for Inclusion and Belonging @ Columbia's first meeting of this academic year.

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Sunset Yoga (Location Change)

27
Sep
Thursday, September 27, 2018
5:00pm to 6:00pm

Come to Sunset Yoga in Dodge Fitness Center, Lou Gehrig Lounge 3rd Fl.

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AWAKENING OUR DEMOCRACY: Borders, Bans and Belonging

25
Sep
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
12:00pm to 1:30pm

Columbia's university-wide conversation series starts the year with a discussion of immigration today and what lies ahead.

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