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New York City

The world’s city, home to major institutions in innovation, culture, media, science, education, health, politics, finance, and technology. Our New York is a neighborhood, a classroom, a leader, a community, a testing ground, a cultural wonderland, a source of inspiration, a home, a friend, an indispensable resource.

Forum Hosts Global Thought Leaders

Columbia University President Bollinger hosts the annual World Leaders Forum, and welcomes Presidents and Prime Ministers from Japan, Poland, Norway and more.

Columbia University and City Officials Mark Opening of Columbia Startup Lab

Collaborating with WeWork Soho West, the Columbia Startup Lab has been structured to offer the networking opportunities, meet-ups, and personal introductions essential to startup ventures.

Founder of Twitter and Square Speaks to Columbia Students

USA Today covers Entrepreneur Jack Dorsey’s visit to campus, where he encouraged students to pursue careers in technology. 

Columbia Faculty to Participate in 2013 World Science Festival

The annual event, co-founded by Brian Greene, professor of mathematics and physics, offers lectures and programs on cutting-edge science.

Students Collaborate with Theatre Professionals on Musical Workshop

Columbia undergraduates collaborate on “COLLEGE: The Musical,” directed and produced by Laura Pietropinto, CC ’00.

Columbia's 10th Annual World Leaders Forum

Guests include Nobel Peace Prize winner Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, NBC News Correspondent Ann Curry and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia.

Taking a Spin Through New York City’s History

History Professor Kenneth T. Jackson hosts his annual all-night, 200-person bike ride for students in his History of the City of New York class.
“As a Columbia student walking around Morningside Heights, it can easily feel like everything (even stores and newsstands) were strategically placed there just for you. From as far from campus as 90th street, there are Columbia University T-shirts on sale; this, amongst other things, makes one feel like a part of a recognized New York community.”

Jake O.


museums and countless galleries across NYC

NYC Announces New Columbia Institute for Data Sciences and Engineering

New York City announces $15 million in funding for Columbia’s new data sciences institute.

Core Curriculum Reaches beyond Columbia to Local GED Students

A group of adult students working toward their high school Graduate Equivalency Diplomas had the opportunity to experience Columbia’s renowned Core Curriculum first-hand.
“Your Columbia experience is defined not only by what you learn from your faculty and peers, but also from the city itself. New York is a hotbed of opportunities and Columbia facilitates access to those advantages. On campus, I listened to lectures by my favorite architects Zaha Hadid and Michael Arad in the basement of Avery, saw Lance Armstrong speak at the World Leaders Forum in Low Library, caught a glimpse of Oprah Winfrey walking on 116th and Broadway and survived a line of screaming girls to see Johnny Depp speak at Miller Theater. ”

Understanding Occupy Wall Street with Columbia Professors (youtube video)

Understanding Occupy Wall Street with Columbia Professors