Bringing Columbia to You
Columbia University Entertainment: A Conversation with New York Times Bestselling Authors, Soman Chainani ‘08SOA and Abigail Hing Wen '04LAW (November 1)
Healthcare Transformations Webinar: AI at Patient's Service (November 9)
Leveraging LinkedIn with Lauren Mack ’06JRN: Career development professional Lauren Mack joins Columbia at Home for an online workshop on getting the most out of LinkedIn (November 10)
Read on for more opportunities to network, learn, and connect virtually with Columbians and check this page frequently for new content.
History of Chicago: Organizing the Meat Packers (November 30)
Join Dr. Chris Stacey for a presentation on Chicago’s meat packing industry and efforts at unionization on the “killing floor” from 1904-1945.
Digital Networking Hour (December 13)
This event is a great opportunity to virtually connect to the Columbia network. No matter where you are in the world, you can participate. Best of all: it's free and only open to Columbia alumni. You never know who you might meet!
Emerging Global Cities (December 14)
From their groundbreaking research, Alejandro Portes and Ariel C. Armony identify the constellation of factors that allow certain urban places to become “emerging global cities”—centers of commerce, finance, art, and culture for entire regions.
CAA Arts Access connects artists, scholars, producers, and audiences through dynamic programs and resources. The Arts Access team has curated a selection of digital content to ensure you can still enjoy the arts in the coming months:
From keynotes that left us inspired, compelling panels on timely global events, and webinars covering useful career strategies, countless Columbians have shared their valuable thought leadership with alumni over the years. Take a look at a few highlights below and visit the CAA YouTube page and Columbia University YouTube page for more content.
Disruptive Digital Transformation virtual fireside chat with Eric Haller '18SPS, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Identify, Fraud, and DataLabs at Experian, Board Member, Board of Overseers, Columbia University School of Professional Studies and Oded Netzer, Arthur J. Samberg Professor of Business, Columbia Business School, advisor to global companies on data-driven decisions
Interview with Columbia Alumnus and World-Renowned Chef Jacques Pépin ’70GS, ’72GSAS.
Negotiating Your Career: The Columbia Career Coaches will show you how to improve your career negotiation skills and advocate for yourself in the new job market.
Planetary Crises and the Columbia Climate School: Alex Halliday, Founding Dean of the Columbia Climate School, and moderator Rick Zednik ’94JRN discuss our planet’s future.
Columbia Global Centers | Paris presents Turning Points: Joseph Stiglitz and Thomas Piketty in Dialogue. Moderated by Sylvie Kauffmann.
A Conversation on Race and Public Health: Columbia Public Health faculty discuss the public health impacts of systemic racism and violence.
Talks@Columbia from the School of Professional Studies draw speakers from among the University's thousands of diverse thought leaders and researchers. Through brief, engaging multimedia presentations, these experts show how the idea that matters most to them can resonate with us all. Check out these talks on YouTube or SoundCloud.
Online Book Club and Bookshelf
Increased time at home is a great opportunity to see what your fellow Columbians are writing about. Check out just a sampling of alumni and faculty-authored books, like The General's Cook by Ramin Ganeshram '01JRN and She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement, co-authored by Jodi Kantor '96CC.
For additional reading opportunities, browse the complete Alumni Bookshelf and find hundreds of books written by fellow alumni on a variety of subjects.
Columbia faculty have launched a free website with 70 courses to help K-12 students explore new ideas and structure their day during uncertain times.
Alumni also get exclusive access to courses, podcasts, seminars, and other online learning opportunities.
Video archive Mailman School of Public Health's two-day course, COVID-19 from Virus to Vaccine: Biological, Clinical, and Public Health Dimensions
- Free online edX courses on a variety of subjects
Wellness & Leisure
- Video: take a self-compassion break, guided by Dr. Aisha Holder of Columbia University Counseling and Psychological Services.
- Curated and produced by Columbia's Office of University Life, this selection of well-being videos cover anxiety, mental health, procrastination, leadership, and more.
- Virtual resources from Columbia's Office of Religious Life
The Latest on COVID-19 from Columbia
- The Lens as Witness: Photojournalism in the Times of COVID-19 with Danish Siddiqui and Nina Berman (Video)
Using the power of music, a series of rap videos by Hip Hop Public Health, a community outreach organization founded by Columbia neurologist Dr. Olajide Williams '01VPS, '04PH, aims to increase COVID-19 vaccine coverage in communities of color
Documenting the Pandemic: Through videos, oral histories, personal narratives, surveys, and online platforms, Columbia is recording the stories and experiences of members of the Columbia community and beyond during the pandemic