Rio Olympics Committee headquarters Capstone team meeting with Sabrina Porcher, the Manager of Sustainability and colleagues from the Education Legacy team.
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Fall 2016 New Student Series Part 5: Mohamed Zeeshan Razeek

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In our fifth edition of the e-introductions, meet Mohamed. He studied mechanical engineering at VIT University, but has transitioned to writing about Indian foreign policy and international affairs for publications like The Diplomat and The Huffington Post. He hopes to gain some practical experience with the United Nations and return to India to become a policymaker. In his free…

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5 ways to get around Columbia University

Figuring out transportation can be one of the most intimidating aspects of visiting a new city. New York City has one of the most streamlined, yet oftentimes complicated transportation systems in the country (and possibly the world). New Yorkers love the convenience of the subway system, but hate the complications that a soggy or snowy day…

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Fall 2016 New Student Series Part 4: Ma. Angelica Feliz Chua Cruz


In our fourth edition of this year’s new student series, meet Angelica Cruz. She’s an incoming MPA in Development Practice student and is from Manila in the Philippines. She’s obsessed with technology, and hopes to one day help improve urban development plans in Manila. Full Name: Ma. Angelica Feliz Chua Cruz Program: MPA in Development Practice…

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Rangel Fellowship Application is live, and there’s a new deadline

The 2017 Charles B. Rangel Fellowship program is now open for applications and is seeking young people interested in making a difference in the world as Foreign Service Officers in the U.S. Department of State.  Applicants must be college seniors or graduates planning to start two-year graduate programs in fall 2017;  must have GPAs of at…

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Closed for July 4th holiday

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Just a heads up that the Office of Admissions & Financial Aid is closed starting at 2:00 p.m. EST today, Friday, July 1, 2016 in observance of the Independence Day holiday weekend. We will reopen during normal business hours on Tuesday, July 5, 2016.