Urban Studies is a multidisciplinary major that is ideal for students with a strong interest in cities and urban living, and is especially suited to those with broad intellectual interests. By integrating concepts and methodologies from numerous academic disciplines, Urban Studies attracts students who find themselves intellectually constrained by the disciplinary boundaries of the traditional major.
Friday, February 26 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Casa Italiana
Discuss aspects of diversity in the classroom with members from across the Columbia community and help create a Guide to Inclusive Teaching and Learning at Columbia, based on real-life participant scenarios.
Peer Adviser Post: Declaring Your Major by Anushua Bhattacharya, CC '16
To all current sophomores in Columbia College, the time has arrived to... declare your major! While the act of making such a decision sounds daunting, especially to those who are undecided or still unsure between a couple of subjects, have no fear because this decision is not binding. In fact, it is quite to common to change your major even after your first declaration.
Peer Adviser Post: Internship Season by Zachary Ho, SEAS '17
It’s that time again: internship season. If you didn’t know, the Center for Career Education will be hosting the career fair this Friday (2/26). Here are a couple tips for surviving and thriving at the career fair this week:
The Tutoring & Learning Center provides free academic support and tutoring to high school students in Harlem and Morningside Heights. We're hiring qualified tutors to help! Work-study and volunteer positions are available, as are flexible schedules. Volunteer/work as little as one hour per week!
You are invited to an Open House to learn about the Physics Major and Concentration and related majors. Talk with the Director of Undergraduate Studies, meet current physics and related majors, learn about research opportuni1es in the Physics Department and possible career paths with a physics major. All are welcome, in particular sophomores who will be declaring their majors in the coming weeks.
Summer courses have just been posted in the Directory of Classes! Register beginning Feb. 29 if you want to dive deeper into a topic, try something new, or get ahead in your academic plan. Talk with your advisers to determine if you meet eligibility requirements, if classes fulfill graduation requirements, and whether summer classes may affect your financial aid.
The Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures invites you to an Open House on Wednesday, February 24, 2015 4.30-5.30 pm at Deutsches Haus, 420 W. 116th St. (between Amsterdam Ave and Morningside Dr)
Join the Spring 2016 Pre-health Narrative Medicine Seminar. Two graduate students from Columbia University's Narrative Medicine MS program will be conducting a 6-SESSION, NON-CREDIT, FREE workshop in Narrative Medicine. Learn all about this workshop during an informative session.
Friday, February 12 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. 403 Knox Hall
Summer Arabic Program in Amman: This nine week program helps students strengthen their skills in Modern Standard Arabic by offering intensive language training. All skills are emphasized in the classroom and during tutorials. Group excursions, cultural activities, and a week-long travel break give students various perspectives of Jordanian society and different venues in which to practice their Arabic.
Beijing Summer Program: This nine-week program immerses students in one of the world's most dynamic cities and offers four levels of intensive Chinese language studies from beginner through fourth year. Students complete the equivalent of one year of Chinese at Columbia. Group excursions in and around Beijing, lectures by local experts, and a week-long travel break give students insight into Chinese society and lifestyle.
Interested in Philosophy? Please come to an Open House for Prospective Philosophy Majors on Thursday, March 3, from 7:00-8:00 p.m. in 716 Philosophy Hall. Meet faculty, current majors, and other prospective majors, and ask all your questions!
You are invited to the Latin American and Iberian Cultures (LAIC) Undergraduate Open House on Wednesday, Frebruary 24, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Casa Hispánica (612W 116th street).
An introduction to the richness of our undergraduate program will be offered (courses, journal Portales, study abroad, honors thesis, etc.) You will have the opportunity to meet with the LAIC professors and students to discuss your interests and projects.
The LAIC is looking forward to having you at the Cas