fireside chat

Thu, Nov 21, 2013, 3:22am

Nearly 50 graduate students gathered at University President Lee Bollinger’s house Tuesday night to discuss topics ranging from female attrition rates to possible inter-school collaborations.

Tue, Oct 22, 2013, 9:26pm

Divesting from fossil fuels will help save our environment for future generations through political change.

Mon, Oct 21, 2013, 2:29am

At University President Lee Bollinger’s fireside chat, I tried to explain the contradiction in the way we talk about affirmative action.

Tue, Oct 15, 2013, 7:03pm

Barnard President Debora Spar discussed with students whether Barnard should admit transgender women at a Monday night fireside chat that focused on different definitions of feminism.

Tue, Apr 16, 2013, 11:39pm

The 50 graduate students who attended University President Lee Bollinger’s fireside chat at his home Monday night got a history lesson on affirmative action.

Wed, Apr 10, 2013, 12:50am

While the talk was intended to focus on telecommuting and Yahoo CEO Marissa Meyer’s recent decision to ban working from home, the conversation at the event quickly evolved into a broader discussion about the challenges women face in balancing family and a career.

Wed, Feb 27, 2013, 3:07am

University President Lee Bollinger discussed the future of online education at Columbia at his most recent fireside chat.

Mon, Dec 3, 2012, 4:28am

At a fireside chat last Thursday, Barnard President Debora Spar stressed the challenges professional women now face in meeting the demands of their careers, their families, and, perhaps most of all, themselves.

Wed, Nov 28, 2012, 4:32am

When a student asked what exactly the Global Centers—a favorite topic of Bollinger’s—were intended for, Bollinger answered by asking attendees to raise their hand if they had been to China. About six hands went up.

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