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October 24, 2018

Columbia’s Apprenticeship Program Opens Doors for Employees

Ever since Mercedes Santana was a child, she enjoyed working with her hands.  So it comes as no surprise that her natural proclivities and talents have served her well in progressing professionally at Columbia University Facilities and Operations – aided by the Facilities and Operations apprenticeship program.

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.