‘The next chapter’: Despite history of alumni apathy, Bollinger-era initiatives drive newfound culture of engagement
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Rosen-Metsch highlights success of Giving Day for GS financial aid, veteran initiatives at GSSC meeting
Dean of the School of General Studies Lisa Rosen-Metsch highlighted the school’s successful Giving Day performance during an appearance at the General Studies Student Council meeting on Tuesday night....
For the first time in 36 years, Columbia will be offering a major in linguistics starting spring 2020 following a notice of approval by the New York State Department of Education sent late Tuesday night. The major will require 34 total points, including two required courses, a senior thesis, and one intermediate-level course in a foreign language....
The General Studies Student Council announced the appointment of five new positions on Tuesday night.
Columbia’s Office of University Life has appointed Joseph Greenwell to be its inaugural vice president of student affairs, a position created to expand the office’s current outreach to student-facing offices and student organizations across the University....
VA representative announces changes to housing benefits, new STEM extension program for student veterans at town hall
Executive Director of Education Services at the Department of Veterans Affairs Charmain Bogue spoke to student veterans and administrators about changes in benefits under the Forever GI Bill, including changes to housing allotments and the creation of a STEM extension program, at a town hall on Thursday afternoon. The town hall was held as part of a national tour conducted by the Department of Veterans Affairs....
United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth Jayathma Wickramanayake spoke about the power of young communities to inspire change through connectivity in what she described as a rapidly changing and chaotic political climate on Tuesday as part of the Columbia University World Leaders Forum....
By Tian Griffin
Fulfilling all of your Modes of Thinking requirements can be a challenging thing to do. Often, you’ll look through the list of classes and find one that immediately interests you because it’s related to your potential major or minor, but every once in a while, you’ll stumble across a Mode of Thinking that you’re not quite sure how to fulfill. To provide some inspiration about classes you can take for those difficult-to-fulfill requirements, here’s a list of some highly recommended classes for each Mode of Thinking....