Paul LeClerc, director of Columbia’s Paris global center, wants more non-French speakers to be able to study in Paris' Reid Hall—the most popular study abroad destination for undergraduates.
Bollinger said he’d like to see some improvements to the Core that would shift it away from its western focus after students questioned Columbia’s approach to globalization.
The University should not perceive immersion in a culture as more important than the benefits of a global perspective and experience.
The week-long Global Centers Directors’ Summit provided an opportunity for directors to touch base with administrators, define priorities for the year ahead, and discuss internal issues.
Global Centers administrators still have concerns about the visibility of the network among students, so the third day of the Global Centers directors’ summit focused on how to make global programs more appealing to undergraduates.
Deans from Columbia graduate schools met with Global Center directors Tuesday to discuss opportunities for future collaboration.
The second annual Global Centers Directors’ Summit kicked off Monday, bringing together the directors of Columbia’s eight centers on the Morningside campus to outline their goals and priorities for the upcoming year.
With the support of a $2.1 million grant from the Mellon Foundation, administrators and faculty are embarking on a project to design and approve courses that will be offered exclusively abroad.
Women Creating Change, a new research initiative by Columbia's Center for the Study of Social Difference, will take advantage of the University's global centers to study global women's issues.
The University Senate considered different ways to increase student and faculty awareness of the Global Centers.
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