Although the summer is winding down, there is a lot happening in your Columbia alumni community! Read on for the latest.
- Private Tour of Violeta Parra Museum (Sept. 5: Santiago, Chile)
- Wine Tasting Mixer (Sept. 5: Istanbul, Turkey)
- Late Summer Tennis Outing (Sept. 8: London, UK)
- Tuscan Cooking Lesson (Sept. 9: Houston, TX)
- Volunteer with Rebuilding Together SF (Sept. 15: San Francisco, CA)
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT:
Columbia Business School researchers helped develop an algorithm that gives them a definitive take on just how danceable a song is. Check out their list of the top 20 Billboard #1 hits.
On Women's Equality Day this past week, we remembered the inspiring words at the She Opened the Door women's conference by Ellevest CEO and Co-Founder Sallie Krawcheck '92BUS.
"Helping more women propel into positions of leadership will be a real positive for our country," she said. Relive her empowering discussion with A'Lelia Bundles '76JRN.
Are you like The Thinker, the iconic, pensive statue outside of Columbia's Philosophy Hall? Maybe you align with The Curl, the innovative, career-catapulting sculpture by Clement Meadmore in front of Uris Hall. Or are you more of a John Howard Van Amringe, the first dean of Columbia College and subject of the memorial rotunda between Wallach and Hartley Halls? Take the new CAA quiz to find out which of seven iconic campus landmarks you're most similar to.
THE LOW DOWN:
Last weekend, Columbia President Lee C. Bollinger '71LAW delivered a message to the newest class of Columbia students -- and future alumni! -- in his Fall Convocation Address. The Low Down rounded up some of the highlights from his powerful and inspiring speech.
(Photo: Eileen Barroso/Columbia College)