Your Weekly Low Down | April 13, 2018

Read on for what's new this week across your Columbia community.



  • Congratulations to Gillian Osborne! The 2006 Columbia College alumna just released Ecopoetics, a collection of "Essays in the Field" and poetry she edited with Angela Hume.

  • Why do some of the most intelligent people sabotage their own success? Melody Wilding '11SW, a member of the Columbia Career Coaches shared on The Low Down this week how to change negative thoughts that are limiting your success.

  • Columbia's College of Physicians and Surgeons launched a scholarship program that makes it the first medical school in the nation to replace student loans with scholarships for all students who qualify for financial aid.

  • The latest from The Low Down podcast: Acacia O'Connor speaks with Dr. Irwin Redlener, director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at The Earth Institute, co-founder of Children's Health Fund, a professor of health policy and management, and professor of pediatrics at Columbia's Irving Medical Center. Hear his fascinating story.


  • New tickets on sale: Join Vice Dean for Education and Associate Professor of Epidemiology at Mailman School of Public Health, Julie Kornfeld, at a brand-new Lunch and Learn at the Columbia University Club of New York on May 9, for an enlightening and timely conversation about some of the most pressing issues in public health today, including the nation's opioid epidemic and climate change.

    Space is limited—register today.


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