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Date and Time: Wed., May 4, 8 p.m.
Location: Second Stage Theatre, 305 West 43rd Street

The GS Alumni Association and the Columbia Alumni Arts Access invite students to attend a performance of Dear Evan Hansen, whose title role is played by current GS student, Ben Platt.

Event Description
The GS Alumni Association and the Columbia Alumni Arts Access invite students to attend a performance of Dear Evan Hansen, whose title role is played by current GS student, Ben Platt. The musical is based on the book by Steven Levenson, and chronicles the life of adolescent Evan as his social standing transforms. There will be a talk back with Ben Platt following the show.

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Posted: April 26
Start Date: ASAP

Students eligible for work-study are invited to apply for an assistant position in a cell biology lab at the Columbia University Medical Center College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Position Description
Students eligible for work-study are invited to apply for an assistant position in a cell biology lab at the Columbia University Medical Center College of Physicians and Surgeons. The successful applicant will contribute to basic research projects on cell division using the soil-dwelling Caenorhabditis elegans as a model sytem.

Responsibilities include:

  • Pouring worm plates
  • Seeding plates with bacterial cultures
  • Preparing lab solutions
  • Freezing down laboratory stock

Position Requirements

  • Eligibility for work-study with enough funding available for one year of work (~$3,000)
  • Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program
  • A dedication to laboratory work and sterile technique
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to follow established regulations and protocols
  • Must be highly motivated

Time Committment
Part-time (2 days per week, 8-10 hours per week), with a minimum commitment of one year

Compensation
$12 per hour

Apply
To apply, please e-mail your resume or C.V. to Yelena Zhuralev or Julie Canman.

Posted: April 22

Columbia Counseling and Psychological Services has hired a new counselor with VA training, who will be available for counseling and lead support groups.

Description
Columbia Counseling and Psychological Services has hired a new counselor with VA training, Dr. James Pollock, who will be available for counseling and lead support groups. Dr. Pollock received his Ph.D from New York University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical health psychology at the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Yale School of Medicine.

Veteran Support Group
CPS will lead a veteran support group for students on campus. Students interested in attending should e-mail Dr. James Pollock to receive further information.

To learn more about resources offered by Columbia Counseling and Psychological Services, or to schedule an appointment, visit the website.

Posted: March 21

The Columbia Alumni Association invites formally-recognized student organizations to apply for funds to support initiatives that bring together Columbia students and alumni.

Description
The Columbia Alumni Association invites formally-recognized student organizations to apply for funds to support initiatives that bring together Columbia students and alumni.

Eligibility

  • The event/program must unite students with alumni around a shared interest relating to a student organization
  • The event/program must be organized by a recognized student organization in good standing with the University
  • Membership in the organization must reflect multiple schools (at least three or more)
  • The event/program must occur in the semester during which funding was awarded
  • Funding can only be used for the event/program identified in the application; no substitutions can be made
  • Any unused funding should be returned to the Columbia Alumni Association within one month of the completion of the event/program

Apply
To apply, please submit an application online. Student organizations will be contacted by e-mail by a committee member within 10 business days of submission.

Posted: March 21

The Columbia University School of the Arts invites students of all levels of artistic experience to register for summer courses in film, theatre, visual arts, and writing taught by graduate faculty and guest artists who are leaders in their fields.

Event Description
The Columbia University School of the Arts invites students of all levels of artistic experience to register for summer courses in film, theatre, visual arts, and writing taught by graduate faculty and guest artists who are leaders in their fields.

Students may learn about course offerings by visiting the School of the Arts summer programs website. Questions should be directed to sps-info@columbia.edu.

Posted: March 4

Registration for both summer sessions is currently open.

Event Description

Registration for both summer sessions opens on Mon., Feb. 29. All courses and descriptions are available online.

Students are encouraged to meet with their academic advisors prior to registration to discuss program requirements. For important information about taking summer courses as a GS student, visit the Summer Courses page.

Upcoming Registration Deadlines

Summer Session 1: Mon., May 23 - Fri. July 1
Regular Registration Period: Mon., Feb. 29 - Mon., May 23
Late Registration Period: Tues., May 24 - Fri., May 27

Summer Session 2: Tues., July 5 - Fri., Aug. 12
Regular Registration Period: Mon., Feb. 29 - Tues., Jul. 5
Late Registration Period: Wed., Jul. 6 - Mon., Jul 11

Posted: Jan. 19

Counseling and Psychological Services invites students to participate in support groups and workshops, and meet with counselors during walk-in hours.

Counseling and Psychological Services invites students to attend support groups on a variety of topics. Learn about how CPS supports every student on campus through this informational video.

Visit the CPS website for a schedule of drop-in hours and information about current support groups and workshops, including meeting times and contact information.

Support Group Topics*

  • ADHD
  • Bereavement
  • Distress Tolerance
  • Getting Things Done
  • Making Peace with Food
  • Public Speaking: Learn to Speak with Confidence
  • Queer Academics
  • Women in Recovery from an Eating Concern
  • Students with Families
  • Substance Use Concerns
  • Women Healing from Sexual Abuse in Childhood or Adolescence
  • Women of Color
  • Women's Sexual Assault Support Group
  • Women Healing from Sexual Abuse in Childhood or Adolescence

Workshops*

  • Enhancing Your Relationships: An Experiential Workshop for Couples
  • International Students Workshop
  • Mindfulness Workshop
  • Procrastination Workshop

*This is a list of support group and workshop topics that have been offered in the past. Not every topic may be offered each semester. Please see the CPS website for current support group and workshop topics.

Event Date and Time: Tues., May 3, 6 - 10 p.m.
Location: Room 203, Butler Library

Students are invited to attend Stressbusters in Butler, where Columbia's Stressbusters will provide free neck and back rubs.

Event Description
Students are invited to attend Stressbusters in Butler, where Columbia's Stressbusters will provide free neck and back rubs. Stressbusters and Columbia Health will also provide information about sleep hygiene and healthy eating during finals. The event is open to all Columbia University and affiliate students, faculty, and staff.

Next Lecture: A History of Nevis Labs
Date and Time:
Thurs., May 12, 7 p.m.
Location: 
Science Center at Nevis Laboratories, 136 South Broadway, Irvington, NY

Nevis Laboratories invites students to attend Science-on-Hudson, a public science lecture series, at which Columbia physicists and scientists will present an overview of international and local experiments that they are working on. 

Event Description

Nevis Laboratories invites students to attend Science-on-Hudson, a public science lecture series, at which Columbia physicists and scientists will present an overview of international and local experiments that they are working on. Refreshments will be served before the lecture, and a question and answer session will follow.

Register


Application Deadline: Wed., May 25, 5 p.m.

Students are invited to apply to work as resident advisors for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Students are invited to apply to work as resident advisors for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Position Description
Resident advisors (RAs) are members of the GS Housing team who are primarily responsible for community development, mediation, programming, policy communication, and crisis intervention. RAs work collaboratively with University offices including GS Housing, the GS Dean of Students Office, University Apartment Housing, Health Services, and Public Safety. RAs report directly to Sean Trulby, Associate Director of Student Life.

Apply
For more information about the position, and to apply, visit the Resident Advisor information page

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