New York City's only Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) Unit is now accepting applications from freshman students who possess a strong desire to serve as officers in the United States Navy or United States Marine Corps. Applicants are currently being screened to join the NROTC unit for the Fall 2015 semester. Upon successful completion of an orientation program, students will be designated as Midshipmen, and begin working towards the goal of commissioning in the Navy or Marine Corps upon graduation.
Peer Adviser Post: Time Management Strategies to Work Smarter, not Harder
by Sophie Qian, SEAS '15
When I was a freshman, I tried to be hyper-productive. I would scurry from task to task, always checking my e-mail, organizing something, making a call, running an errand, etc. I thought that “staying busy” meant hard work, which would inevitably mean success. I realized though that it really led to mindless productivity— a constant need to do something and a tendency to waste time on menial tasks.
This is a week of deadlines: The CC Pass/D/Fail deadline, the CC R-credit deadline, the CC Withdrawal (W) deadline, the SEAS Pass/Fail deadline, and the SEAS drop deadline are all this Thursday, March 26.
Please contact or make an appointment with your advising dean if you have any questions about the deadlines.
Tuesday, March 31
For CC, SEAS and Barnard College Students
It is not necessary to register for the exam. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the exam begins.
Each of these cash prizes is open to First-Years, Sophomores, Juniors. Each prize may be shared among deserving recipients in all three academic years.
The faculty Committee on the Global Core has determined that the list of approved Global Core courses is now expansive enough to accommodate all students. Therefore, beginning in summer 2015, the Committee on the Global Core will only accept student petitions for course substitutions from transfer students or from students studying abroad in a Columbia-approved program. Transfer students must petition during their first term of enrollment at Columbia. Study abroad students must petition no later than the semester following their semester abroad. All other students must fulfill the Globa
Peer Adviser Post: Countdown to Spring Break
by Tiffany Tuedor, SEAS '17
I’m hearing birds chirping outside my window and the snow is melting, which means only one thing; spring is almost here! It’s been a long, frigid NYC winter and midterms may be locking us up in the libraries, but hang in there. We’re only a couple days left until Spring Break!