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CSA Blog March 2014

Peer Adviser Post: Eating Healthy

Peer Adviser Post:
By Zhaoqi Li, CC '15


Spring 2014 Urban Studies Program Planning Meeting (4/10)

Thursday, April 10
6:00 p.m.
Lehman Hall 421, Barnard Campus



The Barnard–Columbia Urban Studies program enables students to explore and understand the urban experience in all of its richness and complexity.

Study Abroad: LGBTQ Abroad (4/18)

Learn about the LGBTQ experience abroad

Curious about how to navigate your sexual identity within the study abroad experience? Come to this discussion session to hear about Columbia student's experiences of the LGBTQ experience abroad. Questions welcome. Dinner provided.

Please RSVP by March17th to Sara Ede at see2119@columbia.edu

Friday, April 18
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
IRC

Study Abroad: First Generation Students Abroad (4/15)

Are you a first-generation college student? Come to this information session to talk about studying abroad.

Tuesday, April 15
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Kent 606

Study Abroad: Traveling Women (4/14)

Learn about the female experience abroad.

Previous study abroad students discuss their experiences as female travelers, the highs and the lows.

There will be representation from around the world so that you can ask the questions most pertinent to you.
Please RSVP to see2119@columbia.edu with the subject “Women Travelers”.

Monday, April 14
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
IRC Conference Room  

CC Withdrawal (W) Deadline: TODAY (3/27)

The last day for Columbia College students to elect to withdraw (W) from a spring class is THIS THURSDAY, March 27.

You must fill out a withdrawal form and turn it into your advising dean in the Center for Student Advising (403 Lerner) before 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 27.

SEAS Drop Deadline: TODAY (3/27)

The Last Day for SEAS students drop a spring 2014 class is THIS THURSDAY, March 27.

Please double and triple check your schedule on SSOL (not CourseWorks) to make sure that you are registered for the classes you have been attending. If you see a problem, make an appointment with your advising dean ASAP!!

CC Pass/D/Fail & SEAS Pass/Fail Deadlines: TODAY (3/27)

The last day for CC students to choose the Pass/D/Fail grading option and for SEAS students to choose the Pass/Fail grading option for spring 2014 is THIS THURSDAY, March 27.

You must fill out an Add/Drop form and turn it in to the Center for Student Advising (403 Lerner) before 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 27.

Columbia College Withdrawal (W) Deadline is THIS THURSDAY (3/27)

The last day for Columbia College students to elect to withdraw (W) from a spring class is THIS THURSDAY, March 27.

You must fill out a withdrawal form and turn it into your advising dean in the Center for Student Advising (403 Lerner) before 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 27.

Fu'd For Thought (3/26)

Are you unsure about what you want to major in?

Are you interested in learning about the engineering departments?

Hungry?

Math Prize Exam (3/27)

The Math Prize Exam will be administered on:

Thursday, March 27
8:00 - 11:00 p.m.
203 Math

It is not necessary to register for the exam. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the exam begins at 8pm.

Sample exams:
http://www.math.columbia.edu/~bayer/PrizeExam/2001_prize_exam_solutions.pdf
http://www.math.columbia.edu/~bayer/PrizeExam/2002_prize_exam_solutions.pdf

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Undergraduate Sustainable Development Speaker Series: UNICEF (3/28)

Interested in social justice and sustainability? Join us for the fourth spring 2013-2014 Speaker Series "Social Justice with UNICEF," with Jessica O’Herron, Global Citizenship Fellow, and Hillary Larman, National Office Fellow, U.S. Fund for UNICEF.   During this informal gathering you will learn about the intersection of social justice and sustainability, as well available fellowships, internships, and volunteer opportunities to join the fight for child survival.

Friday, March 28
12:00—1:00 p.m.

Introduction to Undergraduate Research at Columbia (3/28 & 4/4)

Introduction to Undergraduate Research at Columbia I:  What is Science Research?
Part I will focus on what science research is and can potentially be for an undergraduate, the diversity of current science research at Columbia (including work that is not necessarily at the lab bench), the broad academic and personal benefits of research experience, and individual student perspectives on research.  The workshop will include a panel discussion featuring research-active Columbia College, SEAS and Barnard juniors and seniors.

Friday, March 28

Summer Bridge Program Positions Now Open (2 Available)

Prior to fall enrollment, entering first-year program participants attend a mandatory five-week Summer Bridge Program offered through Academic Success Programs.  Participants take courses in Calculus, Statistics, Writing, Literature Humanities, Physics, Psychology, and Chemistry to prepare for the academic work required of Columbia students.

Peer Adviser Post: How to Stay Focused after Contracting Spring Fever

Peer Adviser Post: How to Stay Focused after Contracting Spring Fever
By Sophie Qian SEAS '15


 

 

 

 

Columbia College Pass/D/Fail Deadline is THIS THURSDAY (3/27)

The last day for CC students to choose the Pass/D/Fail grading option and for SEAS students to choose the Pass/Fail grading option for spring 2014 is THIS THURSDAY, March 27.

You must fill out an Add/Drop form and turn it in to the Center for Student Advising (403 Lerner) before 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 27.

SEAS Drop Deadline is THIS THURSDAY (3/27)

The Last Day for SEAS students drop a spring 2014 class is THIS THURSDAY, March 27.

Please double and triple check your schedule on SSOL (not CourseWorks) to make sure that you are registered for the classes you have been attending. If you see a problem, make an appointment with your advising dean ASAP!!

Undergraduate Summer Intern Program in Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences - App Deadline: (3/15)

We encourage undergraduate students to apply to the Lamont Summer Intern Program.
Students in the areas of Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences with a B+ or better average
are well-positioned for admission.   No previous research experience is required.
The web-based application form is due March 15, transcript and recommendations by
March 22.

http://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/education/programs/summer-internship/lamont-summer-intern-program

CC MAJOR DECLARATION IS OPEN!!

CC Sophomores it is time to declare your major!

The Columbia College Major Declaration Web page will be live at 11:00 AM. When you are ready, please click here to declare: http://www.studentaffairs.columbia.edu/csa/cc_majordec/declaremajor

The Major Declaration webpage will be available from now until Friday, March 14th at midnight.

CC Major Declaration for Sophomores (Class of 2016) Starts TOMORROW (March 11-14)

Major Declaration for CC sophomores (class of 2016) will open on Tuesday, March 11, 2014.

You will recive an email with specific instructions when the system becomes live.

Peer Adviser Post: Declaring a Major (part 5)

Peer Adviser Post: Declaring a Major (part 5)
By Jiawen Tang CC'15

Plan Now: Columbia Summer Arts Course



Trying to fill out your schedule? Take a look at your Summer options in the Arts.

Political Science Open House (3/10)

Monday, March 10
6:15 - 8:00 p.m.
707 IAB

DUS Professor David Johnston, Costa Pischedda (the undergrad adviser) and Andres Zepada (Undergrad Program Coordinator) will be present while pizza and refreshments will be provided.

Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race Open House (3/6)

Thursday, March 6
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
420 Hamilton Hall

  • learn about the major
  • meet students & professors
  • have refreshments

 

Peer Adviser Post: Declaring a Major (part 4)

Peer Adviser Post: Declaring a Major (part 4)
Aniekeme Umoh SEAS '15 & Sophie Qian SEAS '15

Real Talk About TAs (3/5)

GSAS TA training and Alice! Health Promotion invite you to participate in a frank discussion of the academic relationship between TAs and students.

Wednesday, March 5
5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Butler 208B

For more information or to RSVP,
contact: mfb2145@columbia.edu

Refreshments served

Participants earn a $15 Barnes
and Noble gift card

Undergraduate Summer Internship Program in Applied Statistics - App Deadline: (3/15)

The Department of Statistics seeks applications to its undergraduate summer internship program in applied statistics from Columbia College, Engineering School, General Studies, and Barnard College students who will be enrolled as undergraduates in the Fall semester of 2014.  Interns undertake mentored research and data analysis projects under the direction of Statistics Department faculty. The project areas for the summer of 2014 are outlined below.  Interns receive housing for the six week period of the internship, and a stipend. The internship starts May 27th and ends July 3rd.

American Studies Open House (3/4)

Tuesday, March 4
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Room 319 Hamilton Hall

A preview of our Fall 2014 seminars

  • Journalism, Democracy, and the Digital Revolution
  • Equity in Higher Education
  • American Cultural Criticism
  • Freedom and Citizenship
  • History of the Supreme Court
  • Salinger, Lowell, McCullers: Freaks & Aesthetes in 1950s Families

Refreshments provided

CSArts Call for Submissions

Calling all Artists and Composers

CSArts is seeking submissions of original artwork and compositions from  CC and SEAS for our Fall 2014 exhibit and opening concert.  Columbia College and SEAS students should submit an application form and an image or recording of your work(s) to csa@columbia.edu by April 1, 2014 with the subject heading "CSArts Submission". 

Anthropology Open House (3/6)

Thursday, March 6
4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Anthropology Lounge, 465 Schermerhorm Extension

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