Your Weekly Low Down | May 18, 2018

Read on for the latest events and news from your alumni community.



  • This week, alumna Alveena Bakhshi '03SIPA wrote a follow-up piece to her July 2017 article about her work with Child Soldiers International to share news about the latest technology the organization is using in its fight to stop the use of child soldiers across the globe. 

  • On Wednesday, we welcomed thousands of graduates to the Columbia alumni community. Did you miss Commencement or any of the School ceremonies? Watch the videos. Congratulations to the Class of 2018!

       (The Empire State Building's lights shone blue in honor of Columbia Commencement/David Dini '14SIPA)

  • The causes of endometriosis are still unknown, so computer scientist Noémie Elhadad '06SEAS launched Citizen Endo to crowdsource data from women around the world. Read more about this innovative research initiative and other amazing applications of data science from Columbians in the latest issue of Columbia Magazine.


  • Join the hundreds of alumni and their children already registered for the third annual CAA Family STEM Day on June 10 on the University's Morningside campus. The exciting day of science, technology, engineering, art, and math features interactive booths for all ages, lunch, games, giveaways, talks, and more. Register now, while tickets remain.


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