Your Weekly Low Down | August 4, 2017

Keep posted on the latest from your Columbia community.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 

  • Did you know? Alumni are eligible for a Tamer Fund for Social Ventures grant. The Tamer Fund provides seed grants of up to $25,000 to nonprofit, for-profit, and hybrid early-stage social and environmental ventures. Learn more and apply by August 15.

  • The Columbia Alumni Association (CAA) is launching a special mini-series on¬†The Low Down¬†podcast. Listen to the teaser.

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  • Columbia international diplomacy Professor Stephen Sestanovich provided interesting analysis on¬†US-Russia relations and other foreign policy matters.

  • Columbia Business School classmates-turned-power couple Jamie Kern Lima '04BUS and Paulo Lima '04BUS built a cosmetics empire and sold it to one of the world's most iconic makeup brands.


  • Earth Institute¬†scientists discovered new images from beneath Alaska's seafloor that suggest high tsunami danger.

  • Joshua Spodek¬†'93CC, '96GSAS, '99GSAS, '06BUS shared on The Low Down¬†two important questions you should be asking in every job interview.

THE LOW DOWN:

  • Think you know everything about the city our University calls home?¬†New York Magazine¬†architecture writer Justin Davidson '90GSAS, '94SOA¬†recommends in Columbia Magazine¬†seven tours that set out to capture the "myth and magic and possibility" of New York City.




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