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Featured are recent news from the press and community relations of our membership of academic, cultural, health, and religious institutions.

The Riverside Church (@RiversideNYC )

In honor of International Day Against Racism, The Riverside Church is hosting @iamrachricketts for a critical workshop to promote racial justice + reconciliation for ALL hue-mans. Find out more and register at https://hubs.ly/H0h0Jh80 .

The Riverside Church (@RiversideNYC ) 2019-03-15T22:03:52-04:00

GCORR (@GCORR_UMC )

In the face of hate, we respond with love. In the face of violence, we respond with peace. In the face of xenophobia, we respond with welcome. In the face of tragedy, we respond with prayer, empathy, and a commitment to justice.pic.twitter.com/bvozx5WtCG

GCORR (@GCORR_UMC ) 2019-03-15T22:03:51-04:00

Mourning the attack in Christchurch, NZ

Community Messages The following message was sent to the Barnard community on March 15, 2019: Dear Members of the Barnard Community,   Together, we join the global community in mourning the victims of Friday’s act of terrorism against Muslims praying in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Our hearts are broken by this tragedy and for all whose lives have been touched by this horrifying cruelty and the abhorrent bigotry that inspired it. A vigil is being held today at Columbia’s Earl Hall at 2:30 p.m.   At painful, difficult times like this, we encourage students to reach out to the following on-campus resources as needed: Dean of Studies Office: 105 Milbank Hall, (212) 854-2024 Furman Counseling Center: phone lines will remain open through spring break with some clinicians available during the day at 100 Hewitt Hall, (212) 854-2092 After-hours psychological emergency line: (855) 622-1903 After-hours clinician on call: (855) 622-1903 International SOS for those students [...]

Mourning the attack in Christchurch, NZ 2019-03-18T15:18:19-04:00

Beyond the Game: Women, Sports, and Competition

alumnaeathletics   Beyond the Game On Monday, March 11, a high-powered panel extolled the power of athletics to change young women’s lives. The event honored the 35th anniversary of the Columbia-Barnard Athletic Consortium, as well as Women’s History Month. Barnard is the only women’s college in the country to compete at the Division I level. Panelists included Meghan Duggan, three-time Olympic medalist and US National Women’s Hockey Team Captain, who led her team to gold in the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics and also led a strike for pay equity with the men’s team. She was joined by Judie Lomax ’10, a former professional basketball player and the first Barnard-Columbia women’s player to be named Ivy League Athlete of the Year; Caroline Nelson-Nichols, another former Olympian and the Columbia Lions’ head coach in field hockey; and Michele Roberts, the Executive Director of the National Basketball Players Association. The event was moderated by NBC News and NBC Sports reporter [...]

Beyond the Game: Women, Sports, and Competition 2019-03-18T15:18:21-04:00

Steven Bellovin (@SteveBellovin )

An evening sighting of red-tailed hawk, perched by the Cathedral of St. John the Divine.#birdcppic.twitter.com/B5UbmFKXv5

Steven Bellovin (@SteveBellovin ) 2019-03-14T22:51:52-04:00

Gothamist (@Gothamist )

Laurie Anderson On Bringing 'Ear-Bleedingly Loud' Drones To St. John The Divinehttp://gothamist.com/2019/03/12/laurie_anderson_lou_reed_drones.php …

Gothamist (@Gothamist ) 2019-03-14T22:51:52-04:00

St. John the Divine (@StJohnDivineNYC )

Value of Sanctuary artist Nicholas Galanin (@SilverJackson), whose work relates to his Tlingit and Unangax (Aleut) ancestry, writes for our blog on seeing his work "placed in context and next to the window that celebrates the declaration of independence."https://www.stjohndivine.org/news/blog/1/posts/130/meet-the-artists-nicholas-galanin …pic.twitter.com/cWE3vXwWqv

St. John the Divine (@StJohnDivineNYC ) 2019-03-14T22:51:52-04:00

St. John the Divine (@StJohnDivineNYC )

Raymond Nagem previews Bach's Puer natus in Bethlehem, BWV 603. You can hear the full set, Orgelbüchlein, BWV 599–644, on Dr. Nagem's concert on 3/21!https://youtu.be/b486X1qyl3U 

St. John the Divine (@StJohnDivineNYC ) 2019-03-14T22:51:52-04:00

St. John the Divine (@StJohnDivineNYC )

"What I didn’t understand yet is that Lent concentrates guilt, then cathartically explodes it"https://twitter.com/BroderickGreer/status/1105920272052314112 …

St. John the Divine (@StJohnDivineNYC ) 2019-03-14T22:51:51-04:00

Viking (@VikingBooks )

Author @SereneJones sits down with the @NewYorker to talk about her new book, CALL IT GRACE (on shelves 3/19) and the place of religion today. Read the full piece here:https://www.newyorker.com/news/q-and-a/a-seminary-president-on-finding-grace-in-the-age-of-trump?utm_source=twitter&utm_social-type=owned&utm_brand=tny&mbid=social_twitter&utm_medium=social …

Viking (@VikingBooks ) 2019-03-14T22:51:51-04:00

Carey Dorman '03

Element Solutions Inc (NYSE: ESI) announced the promotion of Carey J. Dorman to Chief Financial Officer of Element Solutions on March 12, 2019. Carey joined Element Solutions in 2015 and has served in a number of corporate finance and other leadership roles, with responsibility for capital markets, corporate development, financial planning, investor relations and merger integration. Prior to joining Element Solutions in April 2015, Carey held investing and corporate finance positions at Taconic Capital Advisors and Goldman Sachs & Co. He holds B.A.s in Engineering and Economics from Brown University.

Carey Dorman '03 2019-03-18T15:39:37-04:00

Victoria Lopez '17

Victoria Lopez was just awarded athlete of the month for January and February by the Brooklyn Friends School. Victoria scored a total of 291 points this year alone. According to her coaches, “few people can play different positions at the flick of a switch, but to those who possess so much talent and drive, much is asked.” As she did in January, Victoria continued to lead the BFS varsity team in scoring throughout February.

Victoria Lopez '17 2019-03-18T15:39:37-04:00
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