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September 24, 2019

The Nature of Sound: A Mini-Festival

The Nature of Sound is a series exploring the diverse sound worlds of contemporary music. The three concerts present American composer-performers renowned for their inventive and virtuosic artistic practices in electronic and acoustic composition, sound art, and improvisation.

September 27, 2019

CGCRio Director Thomas Trebat for O GLOBO

Our director Thomas Trebat was invited by O GLOBO newspaper to talk about the minister's Abraham Weintraub proposal to change the model of the Single Legal Regime (RJU)

October 02, 2019

Rio Center Stories: Cindy Pace, Professor at The School of Professional Studies

Dr. Cindy Pace a lecturer and inaugural faculty member in the Human Capital Management Master’s program at Columbia University and the Global Chief Diversity & Inclusion officer at MetLife. Cindy is  expert on multicultural identities, purpose and inclusiveness in organizational leadership. As a scholar practitioner, Cindy integrates academic research and theory into practical application that helps solve complex diversity and leadership challenges resulting in an empowered and thriving workplace and marketplace.

October 10, 2019

"C'est une visionnaire": Two days of visionary women

Our fall programming is focused on theme of 'Sirens', and with this theme we are spending the semester exploring the ideas and images that surround water, female tribes, and warning cries. Particularly, our programming focuses on the female voice. We were honoured, therefore, to include choreographer and dancer Bintou Dembélé's voice, and dance moves, in our programming this semester.

October 15, 2019

Deliberating the Gut Microbiome

Microbial matter in the gut has been linked to a host of conditions and diseases, including diabetes, cancer, anxiety disorders, and infectious diseases.  To explore the gut microbiome as a critical area of health in India, Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai organized a seminar in partnership with the Shillim Institute on September 29-30, 2019. 

October 15, 2019

Disruptive Solutions

How are startups generating technologies that disrupt the ecosystem and solve complex city-level challenges today?  Leading startup founders shared their journey at the launch events for the Urban Works Innovation Challenge 2019-2020 hosted in Mumbai, Gurgaon and Bengaluru.

October 15, 2019

CEO Orientation

The Columbia Experience Overseas (CEO) program offers high quality internships for undergraduate students in a diverse array of private sector and non-profit organizations in a host of cities across the globe. The Center organized an orientation session for students from the CEO program to introduce them to the city of Mumbai.

October 15, 2019

Reception for New Students

The Center organized a send-off event for graduate and undergraduate students newly admitted to Columbia University in partnership with Columbia Alumni Association of India’s Mumbai Chapter. With more than 80 attendees, the event gave students a chance to interact with their peers and Columbia alumni, and learn more about student life at Columbia.

October 15, 2019

History in Mumbai’s Colleges

Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai entered into a partnership with the South Asia Institute at Columbia University to launch a new program, the Historical Methods Seminar Series. This six-part series, conducted in association with the Mumbai History Teachers Academy, exposes participants to new methodological frameworks for History beyond traditional archives and records. 

October 15, 2019

Conserving Nature in our Cities

As cities grow, they pose severe challenges for green spaces and biodiversity.  Studies demonstrate that cities with natural or created nature reserves regenerate multiple ecosystems, motivate citizens towards sustainable behavior, and have a positive impact on pollution and health hazards.  To this end, Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai launched an exciting research, education, and public engagement initiative on Green Reserves in India.

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