Your Weekly Low Down | November 3, 2017

Columbians connecting across the globe, CAA at The Nutcracker, the latest climate research, and more.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: 

  • Long before Biblical times, the areas around the Dead Sea now occupied by Israel, Jordan, and surrounding nations suffered centuries-long megadroughts. Warming climate now threatens to inflict the same conditions.¬†Earth Institute's Kevin Krajick¬†writes about and shares photos from¬†Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory scientists' efforts to better understand the climates of the distant past, and prospects for the future.

  • Alumna Dana Kanze '17BUS, also currently a PhD candidate at Columbia Business School, is confronting the venture capital bias against female entrepreneurs.

  • Columbia Global Centers' Safwan Masri¬†traces Tunisia's history of reform in education, religion, and women's rights in his new book,¬†Tunisia: An Arab Anomaly.

  • Columbia College Alumni Association (CCAA) has an exclusive snippet of the book Jenny Slate '04CC wrote with her father about the house that influenced her identity and career.

THE LOW DOWN:

  • Columbia Connects is an annual tradition of alumni celebrating their shared Columbia connection. All this month, Columbians have been coming together across the globe for receptions, panels, arts and culture-related events, and other exciting happenings.¬†

    Don't miss the culmination of this year's Columbia Connects worldwide celebrations: A series of events across New York City on November 9, as well as perks from local business across the city.

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