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Two Columbia University professors—both of whom have received the COVID-19 vacci…

Two Columbia University professors—both of whom have received the COVID-19 vaccine—discussed myths and facts about the shot at a virtual event organized by the Williamsbridge Branch of the NAACP on February 28, 2021. Black Americans and other people of color are more likely to contract the virus and more likely to die from the infection, but they are less likely to receive the vaccine than whites>>>

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Construction Update: Weeks of 3/22/21 and 3/29/21

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 in progress Interior fit-outs and overhead mechanical, electrical, and plumbing installation on floors 1 through 11 Three>>>

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Columbia & NAACP Williamsbridge, Sharing Facts on COVID-19 Vaccine for Black Americans

Two Columbia University professors—both of whom have received the COVID-19 vaccine—discussed myths and facts about the shot at a virtual event organized by the Williamsbridge Branch of the NAACP on February 28, 2021.  Black Americans and other people of color are more likely to contract the virus and more likely to die from the infection, but they are less likely to receive the vaccine than>>>

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A Conversation about films by Paulin Vieyra in French

With Stéphane Vieyra, Souleymane Bachir Diagne, Mamadou Diouf, and Nora Philippe Stéphane Vieyra, son of Beninese/Senegalese filmmaker Paulin Soumanou Vieyra, joins Columbia Professors Souleymane Bachir Diagne and Mamadou Diouf to discuss Africa on the Seine and other short documentary films made by Vieyra, considered the first sub-Saharan African film director. Their discussion, moderated by>>>

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Construction Update: Weeks of 3/15/21 and 3/22/21

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 Interior fit-outs and overhead mechanical, electrical, and plumbing installation on floors 1 through 11 Elevator work—three construction use cars are in service Site 6B (Eastern Site)>>>

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Day of Remembrance Events Honor Those Lost to COVID-19 in New York

On March 14, 2020, New York City’s first known COVID-19 death was confirmed. Since then, thousands of New Yorkers have been lost to the virus. They were our families and friends, and many were the city’s essential workers, helping to keep the city going during the pandemic. Above all else, though, they were our fellow New Yorkers. In January of this year, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that>>>

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Lecture à domicile : Gaël Faye

A Live Transatlantic Performance and Interview in French, moderated by Fanny Guex Gaël Faye, rappeur et écrivain franco-rwandais, nous reçoit chez lui le temps d’une lecture exclusive. Nous lui avons donné carte blanche pour nous inspirer, nous transporter, nous émouvoir, lors d’une lecture-performance d’un livre de son choix, afin que ce texte nous habite l’espace d’un moment commun. Cette>>>

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