At a fireside chat on Tuesday, University president Lee Bollinger discussed the social atmosphere on campus and Columbia's global presence.
Columbia Global Centers
As news of the terrorist attack in Nairobi rippled through Kenya and spread around the world, Columbia students and faculty reacted with shock and horror—especially those with ties to the country.
We should be more honest about why we study abroad.
Op-ed contributors comment on Columbia's efforts at globalization.
Columbia Global Center in Kazakhstan will further progress that has already begun in Central Asia.
The University will officially open international outposts in Nairobi, Kenya and Istanbul, Turkey within the next six months.
The administration needs to incorporate student opinion into its plans for global centers.
Columbia's joint conference in Istanbul last week is one step toward securing important relationships before opening a global center in Turkey.
As part of an ongoing initiative, the University hopes to open four more global centers in Turkey, Kazakhstan, Kenya, and Brazil.
To celebrate the launch of Columbia’s newest Global Center in Paris, University President Lee Bollinger and several dozen Columbia alumni, administrators, and faculty members put on their best attire for a cocktail party at the Hotel Ritz Paris.
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