September 26, 2018

Columbia University Opens The Forum

Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger today joined Pritzker Prize-winning architect Renzo Piano, founder and principal of Renzo Piano Building Workshop, to inaugurate The Forum: a new 56,000-square-foot, three-story facility that completes the first ensemble of new buildings on Columbia’s Manhattanville campus in West Harlem. The Forum adds long-needed space at Columbia for academic conferences, meetings and public discussion to the new campus’s already completed buildings dedicated to arts presentation and neuroscience research.

September 05, 2018

Shailagh Murray Appointed Executive Vice President for Public Affairs

The following is a message sent from Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger to the Columbia community. Dear fellow members of the Columbia community: I am very pleased to announce my appointment of Shailagh Murray as Executive Vice President for Public Affairs, as of September 4, 2018.  Shailagh will oversee both the Office of Communications and Public Affairs and the Office of Government and Community Affairs. 

August 17, 2018

Local High School Students Gain Hands-On Experience Through Internship Program at Columbia

After receiving over 11,000 responses to a university-wide survey measuring commuting habits of students, faculty, and staff, Columbia’s Dan Allalemdjian needed to analyze the data and present key findings. Allalemdjian, director of transportation demand management for Environmental Stewardship, called upon Ibrahima Diallo – an incoming high school senior –to summarize data and create an executive summary to report the survey’s key findings.