Category - Columbia University Media

“Mission: Commission is breaking new ground” – The New York Times

“Rarely are audiences granted this kind of insight into a composer’s process. New works might be given a brief introduction from the stage, a program note or some advance press. What often gets lost is the story of creation — the hiccups and dead ends, the thrill of discovery. And that is central to ‘Mission: Commission.'” — The New York Times     Miller’s new podcast was>>>

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The West Harlem Development Corporation’s ARISE! program is back this summer, wi…

The West Harlem Development Corporation’s ARISE! program is back this summer, with opportunities for 150 West Harlem high school students to engage with project-based learning and the ideas they want to see addressed in their neighborhood. Apply by April 25 for the paid summer program. Learn more at neighbors.columbia.edu/arise2021.by neighborshub

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West Harlem Arts has launched their inaugural exhibition, Resilience 2021. In an…

West Harlem Arts has launched their inaugural exhibition, Resilience 2021. In an effort to forge connections and support artists working in isolation, West Harlem Arts: Resilience 2021 brings together 16 emerging and established artists living in West Harlem, East Harlem, Central Harlem, Washington Heights, and the South Bronx, who work in mediums of sculpture, painting, photography, and mixed>>>

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Haitian activist, leader, and scholar Nancy Dorsinville passed away this week an…

Haitian activist, leader, and scholar Nancy Dorsinville passed away this week and people across our local community and around the world are expressing their condolences and honoring her legacy. Nancy’s work was impressive and varied, including serving as a senior policy advisor to the United Nations Office of the Secretary General’s Special Adviser on Community-Based Medicine &>>>

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New York City Council member Mark Levine, Columbia University Wellness Center di…

New York City Council member Mark Levine, Columbia University Wellness Center director Dr. Olajide Williams, and Dr. Rafael Lantigua, dean’s special advisor to Columbia University Irving Medical Center’s Office of Community Service Programs, attended the university’s first-ever community vaccination pop-up event this past weekend. 500 residents from Harlem, Morningside Heights, and>>>

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Literacy is a social justice issue. On 4/14, join Bundles Scholar Debbie Meyer a…

Literacy is a social justice issue. On 4/14, join Bundles Scholar Debbie Meyer as she moderates a panel of educators and literacy experts discussing their journeys to provide adequate instruction for all students. Register now at neighbors.columbia.edu/events.

Applications are due April 30 for the next cohort of Bundles Community Scholars!by neighborshub

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Two @barnardcollege students, Carolina Jimenez ‘22 and Sheila Warrick ‘22, are o…

Two @barnardcollege students, Carolina Jimenez ‘22 and Sheila Warrick ‘22, are on a mission to make arts supplies and other creative resources available to local youth with their recently launched community arts bin.

Read about how they created the arts bin and their work in the communities they grew up in at neighbors.columbia.edu/artsbin.by neighborshub

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What does it mean to be Black and alive right now? Join Kimberly Drew & Jenna Wo…

What does it mean to be Black and alive right now? Join Kimberly Drew & Jenna Wortham on 4/15 as they use images, photos, essays, memes, dialogues, recipes, tweets, poetry, and more—to tell the story of the radical, imaginative, provocative, and gorgeous world that Black creators are bringing forth today.

Register now via neighbors.columbia.edu/events.by neighborshub

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Opportunities to Volunteer in Harlem – April 2021

The mission of the Bloomingdale School of Music is to provide open and continuous access to high-quality music education, regardless of economic status, ability level, ethnicity, or religious affiliation. Role: Communications and Outreach for Bloomingdale School of Music Fall Semester  Responsibilities: Provide support with promoting a remote Fall semester (classes and lessons) to current and new>>>

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Barnard Students Launch Community Arts Bin in Washington Heights

“We were having the conversation of: ‘Okay, we know that the center is not going to be built tomorrow, so what can we do now that really demonstrates what we want to do and shows the community what we value, what we’re interested in,’” said Warrick. “We were just kind of mentioning things and I was like, ‘What if we do a community fridge, but for art supplies?’” Jimenez and Warick first>>>

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Construction Update: Weeks of 4/5/21 and 4/12/21

View a PDF version of this week’s update   What is Happening Columbia Business School Site 7 (Western Site) Completion of exterior wall glass-fiber reinforced concrete unit installations on floors 4 through 11 Preparation and installation of exterior glass doors is in progress Interior fit-outs and overhead mechanical, electrical, and plumbing installation on floors 1 through 11 Three>>>

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Bundles Scholars like stonecarver Chris Pellettieri (top center) and arts admini…

Bundles Scholars like stonecarver Chris Pellettieri (top center) and arts administrator Adarsh Alphons (top right) have used their access to Columbia resources to work on expanding their nonprofit and education program ideas. • Join a community of creative, curious adults pursuing academic and community projects through the A’Lelia Bundles Community Scholars program. Apply by April 30 for>>>

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