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Welcome Back to Wallach Art Gallery for ‘The Protest and The Recuperation’ Exhibition

Columbia University’s Wallach Art Gallery is excited to welcome guests back into its physical space for the first time since March 2020 with “The Protest and The Recuperation.” The exhibition is a survey of artistic perspectives and responses on the global phenomenon of mass protest, as well as recuperative strategies of resistance. In these times, contemporary art has the capacity to focus our>>>

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, Columbia’s Double Discovery Center has used an onl…

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Columbia’s Double Discovery Center has used an online writing center, emergency grant funds, flexibile mentor availability, cooking classes, a focus on public health and social issues, and more to continue providing support to low-income and first-generation college-bound students. Read the full story at neighbors.columbia.edu/news. Pictured: A Double Discovery>>>

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The Law School Pathways Program empowers first-generation, low-income, and minor…

The Law School Pathways Program empowers first-generation, low-income, and minority students from Upper Manhattan and the Bronx who are considering law school. The year-long program includes counseling on the law school application process, mentoring from attorneys and law students, free LSAT prep resources, and more. Apply by July 23 via neighbors.columbia.edu/events,.by neighborshub

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The goats are back in Riverside Park! They’ll be spending the rest of the summer…

The goats are back in Riverside Park! They’ll be spending the rest of the summer snacking on weeds and invasive plants. Goats are particularly good for this because they can get to sloped areas of the park that are hard for human to reach for weeding and they can eat up 25% of their body weight in vegetation every day. Head to riversidepark.nyc to vote for this summer’s G.O.A.T. goat>>>

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This year, Columbia Community Service will distribute $300,000 in grants to 52 H…

This year, Columbia Community Service will distribute $300,000 in grants to 52 Harlem and Morningside Heights organizations that fight hunger, provide social services, and fill educational gaps for local youth in the areas of STEM, arts, and literacy. This year’s grantees include 5 first-time recipients, whose grants will support programs providing arts instruction in schools, housing and>>>

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On Wednesday, July 7, CUIMC employees marched in the Hometown Heroes Parade that…

On Wednesday, July 7, CUIMC employees marched in the Hometown Heroes Parade that proceeded from Battery Park to City Hall, celebrating the contributions of all essential workers throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. “It was surreal. I couldn’t believe how many people showed up to celebrate,” says Tsion Firew, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine at VP&S. “The second we turned that>>>

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Ginger Thompson’s oral history of a little-known 2011 massacre in the Mexican bo…

Ginger Thompson’s oral history of a little-known 2011 massacre in the Mexican border town of Allende, and of the role the U.S. government played in triggering it, serves as the basis for James Schamus’s fictional Netflix series. Co-written with television writer Mónika Revilla and novelist Fernanda Melchor (Hurricane Season), Somos. poses thorny questions about the ethics of fictionalizing real>>>

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Harlem’s George Bruce Library is back to nearly full service, which means unlimi…

Harlem’s George Bruce Library is back to nearly full service, which means unlimited browsing, computer access, and general library seating. Programs, like the open book hours for adults and teens, live storytime for children, and the teen advisory group, are still online. Stop by or log on and make the most of the library this summer!by neighborshub

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The first phase of construction positions are currently available for Columbia’s…

The first phase of construction positions are currently available for Columbia’s new building at 600 W. 125th St. Trades with open positions include plumbing, electrical, fire protection, foundation, and HVAC. There are also opportunities to get OSHA 10 and OSHA 30 certifications as part of the application process. Learn more about applying for these jobs at neighbors.columbia>>>

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A brand new multiconcept food hall just opened on Columbia’s Manhattanville camp…

A brand new multiconcept food hall just opened on Columbia’s Manhattanville campus: Manhattanville Market, put together by renowned chef and television personality Franklin Becker and featuring a wide range of food options, like falafel, salads from fresh-picked greens, and biscuit sandwiches. • Manhattanville Market, on the ground floor of the Jerome L. Greene Science Center, is open daily>>>

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In May, students from the Urban Assembly School for Performing Arts visited the …

In May, students from the Urban Assembly School for Performing Arts visited the Morris-Jumel Mansion for a hands-on lesson about the arts of the Harlem Renaissance as part of a collaboration between Columbia’s Connecting Youth Initiative and Mellon Foundation Artist in Residence Program. They were treated to a piano performance, saw pictures of Duke Ellington, and more. • See the full>>>

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Tomorrow, Bundles Scholar Vivian Kurutz’s Harlem Wellness Center will explore hi…

Tomorrow, Bundles Scholar Vivian Kurutz’s Harlem Wellness Center will explore history and racial healing through music at A. Philip Randolph Square. • The A’Lelia Bundles Community Scholars use their three-year affiliations with Columbia to work on projects like developing nonprofits, researching Harlem history, and telling their own stories. Learn more about the scholars and recent>>>

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