A centerpiece of Columbia’s Year of Water programming is WATERLICHT, a site-wide, large-scale light installation by Dutch artist and innovator DaanRoosegaarde. Propelled by LED lights and lenses, WATERLICHT illuminates the power and poetry of water, while bringing awareness to both the overabundance and scarcity of Earth’s most precious resource.
Starting in early October, a banner bearing the names of eight women writers will be unfurled on the façade of Butler Library based on an artifact in the Libraries’ collections and a historic campus event. The exhibition will be on display through December 2019.
We receive many emails from students after they submit their application to Columbia, so we’ve gathered the following information to help answer questions and reduce some of the stress that applicants may be feeling.
Emily Surloff ’19CC, a member of the Columbia University Women’s Basketball team, participated in the Maccabiah games this summer in Israel and reflects on her experiences and what it is like to win gold.