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Application Available: Wed., Oct. 15

Students who are not currently in university housing that wish to apply should follow the steps on the Housing page, which provides information about availability and eligibility, the housing application timeline, and alternative off-campus housing options.

Posted: Oct. 17

The GS Resident Advisor (RA) provides support to all GS students living in University Apartment Housing. The RA helps facilitate a positive living and academic environment, serves as a peer resource for residents experiencing roommate issues, and helps to develop a sense of community among residents through events and programs.

Posted: Sept. 30

Students are invited to volunteer with the Columbia chapter of FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), an international organization that engages high school students in mentor-based programs that build science, engineering, and technology skills.

Posted: Sept. 30

Columbia is founding a chapter of Girls Who Code, a national organization dedicated to closing the gender gap in the technology and engineering sectors, and is currently recruiting members and student leaders for its January 2015 pilot programming.

Posted: Sept. 29
Start Date: ASAP

Emerging Leaders in Technology and Engineering (ELiTE) is seeking students to work as teaching assistants at the Frederick Douglass Academy 1 and the Renaissance Leadership Academy in Harlem.

Posted: Sept. 4

Counseling and Psychological Services invites students to attend support groups on a variety of topics.

Next Event Date and Time: Thurs., Oct. 23, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Location:
Hepburn Lounge, Uris Hall

Columbia Health Services invites students to receive a free flu vaccination.

Next Event: Careers in Bioethics: How to Teach Ethics - Views from Across the University
Event Date and Time: Mon., Nov. 17, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: 413 Kent Hall

The Columbia University Bioethics Program invites students to attend upcoming events.

Event Dates and Times: Fri., Oct. 24 or Fri., Nov. 7, 3 - 5 p.m.
Location: S2-009 Schurman Hall, Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine, 263 New York 366, Ithaca, NY

The Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine invites students to attend an information session, where they will have the opportunity to learn about the admissions process and take a student-guided campus tour.

Event Date and Time: Sat., Oct. 25, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Location: Tosteson Medical Education Center, Harvard Medical School, 260 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA

The Harvard Medical School Chapter of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) invites students to attend the SNMA Region VII Medical Education Conference, which will provide the opportunity to attend workshops and panel discussions, participate in hands-on activities, and network with a diverse group of students and professionals.

Event Date and Time: Sat., Oct. 25, 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Baker Field, 533 West 218th Street

Current GS students are invited to join Columbia alumni for a barbecue buffet lunch before cheering on the Lions to victory over Dartmouth.

Event Date and Time: Sun., Oct. 26, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Hilton Doubletree Hotel, 455 South Broadway, Tarrytown, NY

The New York State Society of Physician Assistants invites students to attend its Pre-PA Program Fair, where they will have the opportunity to meet admissions representatives from various programs, obtain information about the application process, and learn about career opportunities.

Event Date and Time: Sun., Oct. 26, 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: Albert Einstein College of Medicine Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY

The Office of Diversity Enhancement and the Graduate Division in Biomedical Sciences at Albert Einstein Medical College invite students to attend their annual Diversity Open House, where they will have the opportunity to learn about applying to M.D., Ph.D., and M.D.-Ph.D. programs, speak with current students, faculty, and administrators, and tour the facilities.

Event Dates: Mon., Oct. 27 - Thurs., Nov. 6

ReEngagement and ReOrientation is designed to provide mid-semester support for all GS students and will highlight topics including How to Manage Your Time, How to Tackle Difficult Reading Assignments, How to Make a Long Term Academic Plan, How to Best Prepare for Final Exams, and How to Apply to Grad School. Campus resources that are highlighted include the Academic Resource Center, the Writing Center, the GS Peer Advisors, and Academic Advising.

Event Date and Time: Mon., Oct. 27, 1 - 5 p.m.
Location: Presidential Ballroom, Faculty House

Students are invited to attend The Ebola Crisis: What it means for Africa and the World, a conference that will focus on how best to curb the the epidemic, understand its impacts, and mitigate future high-fatality events.

Event Date and Time: Mon., Oct. 27, 3 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: 301 Hammer Health Sciences Center, 701 West 168th Street

Students are invited to attend "Hunger in America," a lecture given by Joel Berg, Executive Director of the NYC Coalition Against Hunger and Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress.

Event Dates and Times: Mon., Oct. 27, Mon., Nov. 3, Mon., Nov. 10, and Tues., Nov. 18, 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Location: Conference Room, Counseling & Psychological Services, 8th Floor, Lerner Hall

Counseling and Psychological Services invites students to join them for an upcoming workshop.

Event Date and Time: Mon., Oct. 27, 7:30 p.m.
Event Location: Beta Theta Pi House, 55 West 114th Street

Students are invited to join Men's Peer Education, Sigma Nu, and Beta Theta Pi for a discussion on navigating boundaries and consent in healthy relationships. 

Event Date and Time: Wed., Oct. 29, 6 p.m.
Event Location: 
C555 Lerner Hall

Students are invited to attend the annual Native American Heritage Month opening ceremony featuring keynote speaker, actor, and comedian Tatanka Means.

Application Deadline: Thurs., Oct. 30
Program Dates: Thurs., Jan. 8 - Fri., Jan. 16

The Rutgers School of Dental Medicine invites students to apply for its "Gateway to Dentistry" program, which is designed to introduce the wide range of career options associated with the dental profession.

Application Deadline: Fri., Oct. 31, 5 p.m.

GS Student Life invites Postbac Premed students to apply as Orientation Leaders for the Spring 2015 New Student Orientation Program.

Event Date and Time: Sat., Nov. 1, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Location: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 1428 Madison Avenue

The American Physician Scientist Association (APSA) invites students to attend its 8th annual Northeast Regional Meeting.

Next Speaker: Kathy Leichter
Event Date and Time: Wed., Nov. 5, 5 - 7 p.m.
Location:
Faculty Club of Columbia University Medical Center, 4th Floor, Physicians and Surgeons Building, 630 West 168th Street

Students are invited to attend Narrative Medicine Rounds, which are lectures or readings presented by scholars, clinicians, or writers engaged in work at the interface between narrative and health care.

Next Event Date and Time: Wed., Nov. 5, 6 - 7 p.m.
Location: Online

The Columbia School of Continuing Education invites students to attend upcoming information sessions about its Bioethics Programs.

Next Event: Can the Oral Historian Speak?
Event Date and Time:
Thurs., Nov. 6, 6 - 8 p.m.
Location:
509 Knox Hall, 606 West 122nd Street

The Oral History Master of Arts Program and the Program in Narrative Medicine at Columbia University invite students to attend the Oral History, Medicine, and Health Workshop Series.

Event Date and Time: Sat., Nov. 8, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: 401 Hammer Health Sciences Library

The Columbia American Student Dental Association invites students to its Getting into Dental School seminar designed to provide information about the admissions process as well as introduce students to various aspects of dental school life.

Next Event: Optimizing the Public Health System for Population Health Improvement: Structures, Economics, and Metrics
Event Date and Time:
Wed., Nov. 12, 4 - 5:30 p.m.
Location:
Alumni Auditorium, Black Building, 650 West 168th Street

The Mailman School of Public Health invites students to attend this year's Grand Rounds on the Future of Public Health series: Next Gen Population Health.

Next Event: Complexity and Emergence
Event Date and Time:
Sat., Nov. 15, 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Location:
Marianne & Nicholas Young Auditorium, New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute, 247 East 82nd Avenue

The Helix Center for Interdisciplinary Investigation invites students to attend upcoming roundtable discussions.

Next Event Date and Time: Tues., Nov. 18, 1 - 2 p.m.
Location:
Room 211, Ruth S. Harley University Center, 1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY

Adelphi University invites students to attend upcoming events in its Center for Health Innovation Faculty Scholar Lecture Series.

Next Event: Emerging Cities and Innovation
Event Date and Time: Tues., Nov. 25, 10 - 11 a.m.
Location: 11th Floor Conference Room, Allan Rosenfield Building, 722 West 168th Street

The Mailman School of Public Health invites students to attend upcoming events.

Submission Deadline: Sun., Feb. 1, 11:59 p.m.

The Intima, an online journal that publishes original contributions that relate to the theory and practice of narrative medicine, is seeking submissions for its Spring 2015 edition.

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