There are many campuses that claim to be, and no doubt are, environmentally friendly to one degree or another. Which universities and colleges stand out, though? What does a campus do to make their grounds and carbon footprint greener than the next school?
Columbia Global Centers | Middle East will hosted the award ceremony of the iSustain Initiative on August 2, 2015.
Ari Goldman, Professor of Journalism at Columbia University and Director of the Scripps Howard Program in Religion, Journalism, and the Spiritual Life, visited Jordan on 28-30 July, 2015 to prepare for his “Covering Religion” course at Columbia University.
Columbia and New York University may both lead the pack when it comes to developing a presence abroad, but they have markedly distinct ideologies that have informed their global campus footprints.
Studio-X Amman organized a summer workshop on August 12-23, 2015 led by Jyoti Hosagrahar, Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University (GSAPP), and Founder/Director of the Sustainable Urbanism International Lab.
Given the current governmental priorities for social service development in Abu Dhabi and the United Arab Emirates, a trained cadre of professional social workers is needed in a fast growing economically, and socially evolving country to take on the multi-level roles of program design, development, implementation, evaluation and management.
The Columbia Global Centers held its inaugural Advisory Board Summit at Columbia University in New York on September 21 and 22. The meeting, which was chaired by President Lee C. Bollingerand Professor Safwan Masri, included over 30 members from across all eight advisory boards who met for the first time as a common group.
As the Ministry of Education in Jordan continues the implementation of the first phase of a process aimed at developing curricula and textbooks, the views of education experts vary. Professor Safwan M. Masri, Executive Vice President for Global Centers and Global Development at Columbia University, explained that the reform process of curricula seems superficial.
Call for Applications: Sixth Annual Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Palestine Studies
The Center for Palestine Studies at Columbia University's Middle East Institute is pleased to announce the 2016-17 Ibrahim Abu-Lughod (IAL) Award in Palestine Studies.