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SIPA Alumni Stories: Philippe Dauba-Pantanacce MIA ’07

From France, Philippe Dauba-Pantanacce graduated in 2007 with an MIA degree focusing on International Finance and Business. He is now Senior Economist and Global Geopolitical Analyst with Standard Chartered Bank in London.

Columbia alumni artist in review: Elizabeth Rose Daly ’94SIPA

The Columbia University alumni series spoke with 1994 SIPA graduate Elizabeth Rose Daly, who created Liz Daly’s Culture Digest as a way to share her love of New York City’s amazing cultural offerings and showcase some of the lesser known arts and cultural presentations.

2018 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program applications are live

The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program is now accepting applications for the 2018 Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship Program at This is a great professional development opportunity, which will put you in a better position for graduate school. Read today’s blog post to learn more about the Rangel Program and who qualifies.

Meryl Streep was on campus last week and I totally missed it

Last week I was walking like a lighting bug across campus in between meetings. I silently cursed my luck as a traffic jam of pedestrians appeared up ahead along College Walk (the main drag off 116th Street). But the really the large group of students stopping to take selfies and apply Snapchat filters weren’t the normal parade of sight seekers. In fact, there was a special event on campus that day.

The Beatles and the Dawn of Global Culture

Steven Cohen talks about the idealism of The Beatles, who “came into being at the dawn of our global culture. I strongly believe we are nowhere near its dusk.”


The Spring/Fall 2018 MIA, MPA, MPA-DP application period is now live! Apply Today.