Individuals Taking Action Together Can Effect Global Climate Change

by Richard Remigio, second year PhD in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences A major event is occurring on September 21st in advance of the United Nations Climate Summit, where international leaders will convene to discuss necessary steps towards curbing greenhouse gas emissions and dampening climate change. It’s called The People’s Climate March (PCM). Thousands of…

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Settling into NYC

Your first week of classes is now behind you. You’ve been around campus and checked out a few spots around NYC. So now what? Relax. This is going to be your home for the next couple of years, so take in New York City at your own pace. Whether it be working out some stress…

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Getting Into the School Groove

Now that you’re somewhat settled in, let’s check out some tips to stay ahead of the curve. Our returning students have been there and done that, so they have the best insider info. Study Hacks Hidden Spots in Hammer The 3rd floor lounge has a great view of the medical campus. It also has vending machines, including one…

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Unwinding in NYC

After making it through orientation, why not kick off your first Friday at Mailman by visiting some of the places you can relax and unwind? Check out some select spots around town from returning students. Art Bar – West Village This place has been a cool hideaway for residents of the West Village for over 20 years.…

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Where to Eat When in NYC

Congratulations! You’ve made it to NYC, started to unpack, and have had your first few days of new student orientation. What’s next? Finding out where to eat, of course. Thankfully, some of our returning students have already scoped out the area for some prime eating locations. Vegan and Vegetarian Friendly Cafe Blossom – Delicious Vegan Dining…

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New Students: Welcome Back to School

New school? New city? New supermarket? New apartment? All of the above? Transitioning into a graduate program can be difficult enough. Many incoming Mailman students are not just new to Columbia University, but also find themselves immersed in a whirlwind of new sights, sounds, tastes, and experiences. In an attempt to ease the transition and…