Morningside Area Alliance

Morningside Area Alliance ("MAA") is a membership association of academic and spiritual institutions based in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of New York City. MAA’s culture of collaboration strengthens the community.

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Member News

Professor Sonali Rajan researches gun violence through the lens of impacts on he…

Professor Sonali Rajan researches gun violence through the lens of impacts on health. She discusses how when the COVID-19 pandemic caused Teachers College to move to remote work, it made visible how much informal interactions that might have otherwise gone unnoticed sustain her work. In Just One Thing, five Teachers College faculty each reflect on one thing that we’ve learned since March 2020>>>

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In the Neighborhood

Now is the time for every college in the country to fight hard for the next massive investment in higher education, writes Matthew J. Camp.

Books or Bombs? Inside Higher Ed, By Matthew J. Camp, September 14, 2021 Sept. 2 marked the anniversary of the National Defense Education Act, the law signed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1958 to vastly expand funding for colleges and universities. The country has been the better for it ever since. Eisenhower famously warned about the military-industrial complex and how every dollar spent>>>

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Sebastian Fries, PhD – President & CEO, International House New York

Sebastian Fries joined I-House as President and CEO in May 2021. Prior to I-House he served as the inaugural Executive Director of Corporate Partnerships at Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, where he led industry relations between Columbia faculty and Fortune 500 corporations. Prior to Columbia, Fries was the Chief Giving Officer at TOMS Shoes in Los Angeles, CA, where he led the>>>

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Surroundings – A Community Pop-up Exhibition Series

October 18, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Morris-Jumel Mansion
New York, NY United States

Book Talk. Navalny: Putin’s Nemesis, Russia’s Future?

October 18, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
New York, NY Online United States

The Work of Producing the Bible: Training and Writing of the Scribes of Ancient Israel

October 18, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Zoom NY United States

Inaugural Columbia Center of AI Tech Symposium

October 18, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
New York, NY Online United States