Your Weekly Low Down | December 16, 2016

Here's the latest news from your Columbia alumni community:

UPCOMING EVENTS:

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 

  • Julia Bonem '87BC,¬†of the Columbia Career Coaches Network, weighed in on¬†The Low Down¬†this week¬†about how to effectively follow-up with contacts after networking.¬†

  • Christopher Sten '77CC, '79BUS is a super alum! He interviewed 216 prospective Columbia students¬†for the Class of 2019.

  • Business School alumnus and NASA astronaut Timothy Kopra¬†has two space trips on his resume, has lived on the International Space Station for a total of 244 days, and has completed three spacewalks. When he got back to Earth earlier this year, he visited Columbia to speak with students about engineering, teamwork, and what he looks for in an aspiring astronaut. The Low Down has Kopra's talk.


  • Maurice Decaul '12GS is teaching playwriting to veterans at Brown University through the new Veterans and Theatre Institute Program.¬† ¬† ¬†

                                                                      

THE LOW DOWN:

  • Columbia Women‚Äôs Leadership Council co-founders Lisa Carnoy '89CC, CAA President Donna MacPhee '89CC, and Philippa Portnoy '86BC '90BUS had the¬†opportunity to ring the New York Stock Exchange closing bell on December 12,¬†surrounded by standout student-athletes, Columbia Athletics administrators and Roar-ee.