Your Weekly Low Down | Jan. 8, 2016

Catch up on the latest news from your Columbia alumni community this week.


  • January 15, NYC: Recent Columbia Alumni Winter Wonderland is one week away! Join us at¬†Celsius NYC¬†for a fun night of charity and networking. Space is limited,¬†so get your ticket today.


(Photo: Celsius via Facebook)

In Case You Missed It...

  • Forbes¬†"30 Under 30":¬†Columbia alumni, faculty, and staff¬†are well-represented among this year's young standouts.

  • Mapping Islam:¬†The New York Times¬†collaborates with¬†Columbia historian and GSAS alumnus Michael Izady, whose maps illustrate how each country on the Arabian Peninsula contains many branches of Islam.¬†

  • Barnard Trustee Emerita Passes Away:¬†Judith Kaye '58BC, the first woman chief judge of the State of NY & trustee emerita at Barnard,¬†passed away at age 77.¬†¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†


  • Gun Control:¬†Dr. Paul S. Appelbaum '72CC,¬†an expert on psychiatry and¬†the law at Columbia University,¬†weighs in on gun regulation in¬†The New York Times.


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  • Did you know? The filmmakers behind the hit Netflix true-crime documentary¬†Making a Murderer¬†are Columbia alumni! Congratulations to Moira Demos '96CC, '08SOA and Laura Ricciardi '07SOA.

(Photo: Netflix via Forbes)