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Nominating Period Opens: Fri., March 27, 12 p.m.
Deadline to Declare: Tues., April 7, 5 p.m.

Students are invited to declare their intent to run for a position on the PMA executive board.

Posted: Mon., March 23

Beginning in 2015-2016 academic year, organic chemistry students will be required to complete two semesters (1.5 points each) of organic chemistry laboratory.

Posted: Fri., March 20

In accordance with New York regulations, the University Apartment Housing (UAH) sublet policy will prohibit sublets for periods of fewer than 30 days effective April 1.

Posted: Jan. 23

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

Registration Open: Mon., March 2

Registration for the Summer 2015 semester opened on March 2 and continues through July 10. As registration deadlines differ for each session, students should refer to the Columbia Summer website to ensure they do not miss a deadline. 

Posted: March 27

Columbia Health and Sexual Violence Response invites students to participate in Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) throughout April by attending various events, including lectures, film screenings, exercise classes and more.

Event Dates: Mon., March 30 - Fri., April 3

From reenergizing after midterms to surviving finals to planning for graduation, this workshop series—created by GS students for GS students—provides tools for success for nontraditional students at various stages of their academic and professional careers.

Next Speaker: Marion Nestle, Ph.D., M.P.H., Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, New York University
Event Date and Time:
Wed., April 1, 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.

Application Deadline: Wed., April 1

The SUNY College of Optometry invites students to the Summer Academic Program "Introduction to Vision and Optometry."

Event Date and Time: Wed., April 1, 4 p.m.
Location: The Toddler Center, Barnard College, 402 Milbank Hall

Students are invited to attend an information session about the Toddler Center Seminar, an eight-credit course designed for students interested in gaining firsthand expereince in toddler development.

Next Speaker: Cheryl Mattingly
Event Date and Time: Wed., April 1, 5 - 7 p.m.
The 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.

Application Deadline: Thurs., April 2, 5 p.m.

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

Next Event: Stories I Skipped: Narratives of Care, Narratives of War
Event Date and Time: Thurs., April 2, 6 - 8 p.m.
Event 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: Thurs., April 2, 8 p.m.
717 Hamilton Hall

Students are invited to attend a Q&A panel discussion of current residents and physicians in the Neurosurgery and Neurology departments of New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center.

Event Dates and Times: Mon., April 6, April 13, and April 20, 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 a four-session workshop on procrastination.

Date and Time: Mon., April 6, 6 p.m.
Location: Columbia Bookstore, 2922 Broadway

Students are invited to attend Robert Klitzman, MD, book event at the Columbia University Bookstore, where he will be giving a talk on his new book, The Ethics Police? 

Next Event: Meet the Author: John Launer
Event Date and Time: Thurs., April 9, 8 p.m.
Location: Marianne & Nicholas Young Auditorium, New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute, 247 East 82nd Avenue

The New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute invites students to attend upcoming events and lectures hosted by The Arnold Pfeffer Center for Neurophsychoanalysis.

Event Date: Sat., April 11, 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Harvard Medical School, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA

Students are invited to attend the New England Science Symposium, which provides a forum for students to share their biomedical and health-related research activities, exchange ideas, engage in discussions related to career development in the sciences, and expand their professional networks.

Next Event: Psychological Types Then and Now: The Relevance and Application of Jung's Theory
Event Date and Time: Sat., April 11, 9:30 a.m. - 5 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 Time: Mon., April 15, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., 
Location: Low Plaza, Morningside Campus

Students are invited to take part in Bike to Campus Days, which include free bike tune-ups, free bike registration with Columbia University Public Safety and the NYPD, discount bike locks and accessories, information about bike clubs in NYC, and more.

Date and Time: Wed., April 15, 12 - 1 p.m.
Location: Alumni Auditorium, 650 West 168th Street, First Floor

The Columbia University Medical Center invites faculty, staff, and students to attend the 2015 John Lindenbaum Memorial Lecture given by Mary Bassett, MD, MPH, titled "Bringing a Public Health Lens to Health Care Delivery."

Registration Deadline: Fri., April 17
Event Date and Time:
 Sat., April 25, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Cooper Medical School, 401 South Broadway, Camden, NJ

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University invites prospective students to attend its Diversity Open House to learn more about the program, gets tips on preparation for medical school and the application process.

Event Dates: April 20 - 24

Students are invited to take part in National ShaDO Week during which they can learn what it is like to be a medical student while interacting with current osteopathic medical students and faculty.

Event Dates: Tues., April 21 and Wed., April 22

Students interested in applying to physician assistant programs are invited to attend a virtual fair, where they will have the opportunity to meet and interact with representatives from various PA programs.

Event Date and Time: April 28, 7 - 9 p.m.

The Indian Health Service (IHS) invites students to attend virtual career fairs where they can ask questions about working in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.

Event Time and Date: Wed., April 29, 4 - 5 p.m.
Event Location: Hammer Health Sciences Center, 701 West 168th Street, 4th floor, room 401

The Institute of Human Nutrition of Columbia University Medical Center invites Postbac students to attend a lecture about the recent declines in the prevalence of childhood obesity, given by William H. Dietz, M.d., Ph.D. from the Milken Institute School of Public Health and Wellness at the George Washington University.

Event Date and Time: Fri., May 1, 4 - 8 p.m.
Location: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, 4170 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine invites prospective students and graduates to attend an upcoming Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) Open House.

Event Date and Time: Fri., May 8, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University invites students interested in the rural Physician Shortage Area Program (PSAP) to attend an upcoming informational meeting.

Date and Time: June 8 - 12
Location: Hammer Health Sciences Building, 701 West 168th Street

The Program in Narrative Medicine of Columbia University and the American Medical Student Association invite students to an intensive Summer Institute to develop knowledge and skill in Narrative Medicine.

Event Dates: Thurs., June 11 - Sat., June 13
Location: Holiday Inn - Los Angeles International Airport, 9901 South La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA

Students are invited to attend the 15th Annual OldPreMeds National Conference, hosted by the National Society of Nontraditional Premedical and Medical Students.

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