The Next Generation

“Even after a fifteen hour day, being with a patient is always my favorite part—it’s why I’m here,” said Emma Goldensohn ’16PS.

Paying It Forward

"The scholarship I've established is for a future student who attended high school in Greater China," said Alex Li '73CC. "I hope that someone from that area, like me, will also benefit from all Columbia has to offer."

The Geography of Economics

Donald Davis ’92GSAS, the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Professor of Economics and International Affairs, studies how location impacts economies.

Health in Context

As a James Harden Fellow working in the Center for the History and Ethics of Public Health, Elisa M. González is exploring the roles history, culture, and politics play in health in Puerto Rico.

Giving Back Off Campus

From removing invasive plant species from local parks to outreach for AIDS testing in the Bronx, volunteerism is central to Ryan Jensen’s Columbia College experience.

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Introducing the Manhattanville Campus

Columbia is growing—both locally and globally. A new 17-acre campus is under construction just north of Columbia’s historic Morningside campus. Manhattanville will soon be a hub for interdisciplinary teaching, research, and scholarship.

Featured Giving Opportunity

Annual Fellowships for Doctoral Study: Mailman School of Public Health

PhD students at the Mailman School need a minimum of five years to complete their degrees. With overall tuition costs nearing $170,000 per student, fellowship gifts are an essential source of funding to cover tuition and stipends.


Columbia Giving Day Raises Record $11 Million

Another record-breaking Columbia Giving Day is in the books. This year, the third annual online event raised $11,064,924 through 10,452 gifts from all 50 states and 53 countries.


Amelia Alverson Appointed Executive Vice President for University Development and Alumni Relations

Amelia J. Alverson, who has served as senior vice president for development at Columbia University Medical Center for the past five years, has been appointed executive vice president for university development and alumni relations. 

“I can think of no better person to help steward this great institution and to build upon the sense of loyalty and enthusiasm now seen throughout the extended Columbia community,” said President Lee C. Bollinger.  



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