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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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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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Fall 2016 New Student Series Part 3: Bobby Eric Musah

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Today is our third edition of this year’s e-introduction series. Say “hello” to Bobby Eric Musah. Bobby is from Monrovia, Liberia and is the Director for Economic Policy Unit with the Department of Economic Management at the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning. He’s attending SIPA to learn more sustainable development so he’ll be better prepared to adjust his career path…

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David J. Rothkopf joins the ranks of SIPA faculty in foreign policy this fall


The noted foreign-policy scholar and writer David J. Rothkopf will join SIPA’s faculty as a visiting professor of international and public affairs for the 2016-17 academic year, the School announced today. Rothkopf will teach courses on the United States’ role in world affairs in Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 and serve as visiting director of…

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What the Fall 2016 curriculum plan looks like

This time of year we receive several requests from incoming students asking for an idea of what their education will look like starting in September. As the image above previews (drag the arrows), your course load will be packed in classes in quantitative preparation, policy development, and international topics of interest. Then as things progress,…

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