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Posted: Dec. 5

Go Ask Alice! is hiring an information specialist to gather facts and resources to provide health and wellness information to students.

Position Description
Go Ask Alice! is hiring an information specialist to gather facts and resources to provide health and wellness information to students.

Position Requirements

  • Strong research skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to synthesize complex information into familiar language for a broad audience
  • Ability to work with sensitive health-related content
  • Familiarity with health and science

Time Commitment
Part-time; minimum commitment of 10 hours per week during business hours from Monday through Friday

Compensation
TBD

Apply
To apply, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to Gina Orlando.

Posted: Oct. 30

Students are invited to volunteer at the Double Discovery Center at Columbia College, which works with low-income and first generation college-bound youth to ensure high school graduation, college enrollment and completion, and responsible adulthood.

Students are invited to volunteer at the Double Discovery Center at Columbia College, which works with low-income and first generation college-bound youth to ensure high school graduation, college enrollment and completion, and responsible adulthood.

To learn more about volunteering opportunities, email volunteer coordinator Maria Tetzlaff.

Posted: Sept. 14

The GS Student Life Allocations Board invites students and student organizations to apply for funding for events and initiatives.

The GS Student Life Allocations Board provides financial support to individual GS students and student organizations for events and initiatives. Applicants seeking funding may either be recognized GS student organizations, unrecognized student clubs at GS, or individual GS students wishing to receive funding from GS Student Life and the Dean of Students Office.

Apply
To apply for funding, please complete the online application.

Event Date and Time: Mondays, 9:30 - 10 a.m.
Location: Baer Room, Lewisohn Hall

Beginning Monday, September 11, the GS Health & Wellness team invites students to begin their week every Monday with a short meditation practice to focus on cultivating breath awareness and grounding themselves in the present moment. No registration is necessary. 

Beginning Monday, September 11, the GS Health & Wellness team invites students to begin their week every Monday with a short meditation practice to focus on cultivating breath awareness and grounding themselves in the present moment.  

No registration is necessary. 

Date and Time: Thurs., Dec. 14, 3 - 5 p.m.
Location: 203 Butler

Students are invited to attend a study break during finals.

Event Description
Students are invited to attend a study break during finals where there will be fun giveaways and stress management resources. Students will have the opportunity to create their own care package.

Application Deadline: Tues. Jan. 16

The Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability invites students to apply to the Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates (SEE-U) Program, which allows students to fulfill two core or elective sciences requirements in five weeks.

The Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability invites students to apply for the Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates (SEE-U) Program, which provides undergraduate students of all majors and schools with an introduction to ecology and environmental sustainability and allows students to fulfill two core or elective sciences requirements in five weeks.

Each six-point science course incorporates lectures, labs, and hands-on ecological fieldwork in unique natural settings around the world. The 2018 field sites explore the tropical ecosystems of the Atlantic Forest in Brazil, marine and desert ecosystems along the Dead Sea in Jordan, and the rural-urban gradient of the agro-ecosystems of New York.

Fellowship funding is available; apply as early as possible for funding. 

Email eices@columbia.edu with any questions. 

Priority Deadline: March 1

Undergraduate students currently enrolled at GS, Barnard, Columbia, and SEAS may apply for early admission to the Oral History MA program (OHMA) through the BA/MA option. 

Description

Undergraduate students enrolled at Columbia are encouraged to apply for early admission to the Oral History MA program (OHMA) through the B.A./M.A. option. Through this program, students have the opportunity to apply in their junior year and take OHMA's graduate-level coursework during the next academic year. Interested students are encouraged to apply using the OHMA application and to contact OHMA Co-Director Amy Starecheski. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting Nov. 15 - June 1 with a priority deadline of March 1. 

Spring Open House

Event Date and Time: Thurs., Jan. 18, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Event Location: 509 Knox Hall

Course Dates and Times: Tuesdays, 2:40 - 3:55 p.m.

Registration is open to all students for the Spring 2018 section of the one-point course EEEB UN1005: First Year Seminar in Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology.

Course Description

The First Year Seminar in Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology (EEEB UN1005) provides a brief introduction to ecology, evolution and environmental biology with an emphasis on key concepts, current research, and opportunities for undergraduates. The course is taught jointly by the faculty in the department of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology (E3B), with each session covering a different aspect of research and/or teaching in the department. Students are expected to complete weekly readings and participate in discussion both in class and online. 

Credits: 1

Grading: P/F

For more information about this seminar, visit the CU Directory of Classes

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