Entries by Gilberto

Amale Andraos Appointed Dean of Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation

Aug. 12, 2014 Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger today announced his appointment of Amale Andraos as the next dean of the University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. She is an associate professor of architecture, planning and preservation at the School and a principal at WORKac, a New York-based firm devoted to projects […]

Zuckerman Institute Introduces Local High School Students to Brain Research

Aug. 14, 2014 Over the summer Idniel Paula headed to Nobel laureate and University Professor  Eric Kandel ’s neuroscience lab, donned a white coat and peered through a microscope. His daily routine resembled that of many experienced scientists but not of a typical 16-year-old high school student. He was part of BRAINYAC (Brain Research Apprenticeships in New […]

Union Divests

6/11/2014 At Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York, we have a particular call to live out our values in the world. In accordance with that call, our Board of Trustees voted unanimously on Tuesday, June 10, to begin divesting fossil fuels from the school’s entire $108.4 million endowment. We are the first […]

Papyrus on Jesus’ Wife: Statement from Hal Taussig and Serene Jones

NEW YORK — Newspapers across the country are reporting today that experts have confirmed the fragment of papyrus mentioning Jesus’ wife is more than likely an authentic ancient document and not a modern forgery. Union Theological Seminary New Testament professor Hal Taussig has worked closely with Harvard’s Karen King for the last 18 months on […]

My Brother’s Keeper’ initiative by President Obama

Statement from Serene Jones: “As the president of a seminary dedicated to social justice, I rejoice at today’s announcement of the ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ initiative by President Obama. At Union we recognize our responsibility to unlock the potential of all citizens, especially those, such as Black and Latino men and boys, who continue to struggle, […]

Vision: Cultivating Prospective Pastoral Imagination

Union Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that we have received a five-year $500,000 grant from the Lilly Endowment through their Early Career Pastoral Development Initiative 2013. Union’s program, Vision: Cultivating Prospective Pastoral Imagination, will invite two consecutive cohorts of 10-15 early, mid-career pastors to work with mentors at Union and beyond for a two-year […]

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Volunteer Opportunity Available!

Morningside Area Alliance is seeking a team of Neighborhood Guides with a passion for architecture and exploring new neighborhoods for a one-time volunteer opportunity during the weekend, on October 12 or October 13. You will work as part of a team of volunteers and neighborhood residents to introduce thousands of visitors to Morningside Heights, also known […]

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Open House NY – Self Guided Walking Tour

Self Guided Walking Tour Visitors can download an audio walking tour of the architecture on Columbia’s Morningside Heights campus to their MP3 players. The tour is guided by  Andrew Dolkart , a popular New York City architectural historian, a professor of architectural history at Columbia’s  School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation , and the author of an award-winning history of Morningside Heights, Morningside Heights: […]

3595 Broadway Construction Activities for the Next Two Weeks

Columbia University is constructing a new 12-story building at 3595 Broadway on the southwest corner of Broadway and 148th Street. The Meeting with God Church, currently located at 3581 Broadway at 147th Street, will be moving into the ground level space of this new building. The remaining areas of the new building will include affordable […]

Young Adult Internship Program

This post is to inform you of PAID INTERNSHIP opportunities with the Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation’s Young Adult Internship Program. Applications Are Being Accepted Now! Earn Up To $2,500 in 14 Weeks Cannot be enrolled in school for the fall NMIC’s YAIP program is funded by the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development. Our […]