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Application Available: Wed., Oct. 15

Those who are not currently in housing and wish to apply should follow the steps on the Housing page, which provides information about availability and eligibility, the housing application timeline, and additional information about 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.
Hepburn Lounge, Uris Hall

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

Next Event: Narrative Humility: Medical Listening and Oral History
Event Date and Time: Thurs., Oct. 16, 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.

Next Event Date and Time: Wed., Oct. 22, 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.

Event Date and Time: Wed., Oct. 22, 4 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Satow Room, Lerner Hall

Dr. Fleming Crim, Associate Director of the National Science Foundation's Directorate for Mathematics & Physical Sciences, invites students to attend a town hall, where he will make a short presentation and answer questions regarding MPS and its grantmaking strategy.

Event Date and Time: Wed., Oct. 22, 4 p.m.
Event Location: Alumni Auditorium, William Black Building, 650 West 168th Street

In a discussion moderated by documentary filmmaker Perri Peltz, Mailman School of Public Health Dean Linda P. Fried and Alliance for Aging Research founder Dan Perry will share perspectives on the new frontier of an aging population. 

Event Date and Time: Thurs., Oct. 23, 6 p.m.
Location: Lehman Auditorium, 202 Altschul Hall, Barnard College

As part of Open Access Week, students are invited to attend a film screening of The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz, which will be followed by a live chat with director Brian Knappenberger.

Next Event: From Bedlam to Bioethics: Growing up in a Mental Hospital and Working in Medical Ethics
Event Date and Time: Thurs., Oct. 23, 6:15 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: 601 Fairchild Hall

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

Event Date and Time: Fri., Oct. 24, 8:30-10:45 a.m.
Event Location: College Walk (116th Street between Broadway and Amsterdam) and Riverside Park 

Students are invited to join President Lee C. Bollinger for the Thirteenth Annual Fun Run, a five kilometer run/walk through Riverside Park. 

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 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: Sat., Oct. 25
Location: TBD

The Center for Multicultural and Community Affairs at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai invites students to attend their annual open house.

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 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: Mon., Oct. 27-Thurs., Nov. 6

This series of workshops is designed to support both new and current GS students. ReOrientation will highlight campus resources including the Academic Resource Center, Writing Center, Libraries, Academic Advising, Columbia Health, and the GS Peer Advisors.

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.

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.

Next Speaker: Kathy Leichter
Event Date and Time: Wed., Nov. 5, 5 - 7 p.m.
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: 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.
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.
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: 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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