Columbia Love Stories, an interesting scientific discovery, and lots of theater: this week's Low Down roundup:
- Men's Basketball Pre-Game Reception (February 10: Philadelphia, PA)
- Caroline or Change Musical (February 11: Bethesda, MD)
- Disgraced: Pulitzer Prize-Winning Drama from Ayad Akhtar '02SOA (February 12: San Jose, CA)
- Black Alumni Council Heritage Award and Scholarship Fund Reception (February 16: New York, NY)
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT:
This week, we have been rolling out this year's collection of romantic, inspiring—and sometimes funny—Columbia Love Stories. Check out some of our favorites here and view the complete collection over on the CAA Facebook. Happy Valentine's Day!
- Sacred Heart University's film school—cofounded by School of the Arts alumnus Justin Liberman '13SOA, emphasizes storytelling.
Zuckerman scientists have found a genetic 'switch' that offers clues to evolution of fine motor skills.
THE LOW DOWN:
In this week's Low Down podcast, we feature a lecture Professor Robert Young gave at the Columbia Global Center in Amman. Young offers a historical perspective on an issue facing today’s society: migration. Young, who specializes in the history of literature of post-colonialism, applies this knowledge to the tragic case of German philosopher Walter Benjamin, drawing parallels between his quest for asylum and the refugee and immigration issues facing today’s society. Take a listen.