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Enrollment Deadline: Fri., Aug. 29
Event Dates and Times:
Sat., Sept. 6 and Sat., Sept, 13, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: St. Luke's Hospital, 111 Amsterdam Avenue

The Language Services Department at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center invites students to attend a two-day training program to acquire basic interpretation skills in the medical setting.

Event Date and Time: Wed., Sept. 3, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Event Location: Low Plaza

Public Safety and the NYPD invite students to attend Security Awareness Day, which features activities centered around crime prevention.

Posted: August 11

Students are invited to apply to participate in Mastery Through Academic Coaching (MTAC), a newly-developed co-curricular initiative designed to help Columbia undergraduates approach challenging intellectual problems in science and mathematics.

Postbac News

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June 16, 2014

Postbac Premed student Eric Mazel  ’15 recently co-authored a chapter in a new edition of Intracranial Stereotactic Radiosurgery, a comprehensive reference guide for medical personnel on current techniques for radiosurgery of the brain.

June 11, 2014

Alumni returned to the Morningside Campus for a weekend of socializing, learning, and celebrating. 

May 13, 2014

Postbac Premed student Andrew Meyerson created Dig a Pig to help biology students study fetal pig anatomy outside of the lab.

Alumni News

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June 11, 2014

Alumni returned to the Morningside Campus for a weekend of socializing, learning, and celebrating. 

August 22, 2013

Postbac Premed alumna and former professional dancer Katie Pivarnik was recently awarded a competitive $5,000 scholarship by the Sono Osato Scholarship Program for Graduate Studies, which is administered by Career Transition for Dancers (CTFD), an organization that provides support for dancers who are pursuing post-performance careers.

July 9, 2012

Sam Klein ’11 came to New York with the sole intention of completing the Postbac Premed Program to enable him to apply for medical school. But soon after beginning his studies, he was approached with another opportunity – on the lacrosse field.

Press Releases

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September 10, 2013

Victory Media has named the School of General Studies a 2014 Military Friendly School.

March 6, 2008

Long Island City resident, pre-medical student and classical violinist Benjamin Robison was granted a $72,000 John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Knowledge Networking Award.