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Professor Kartik Chandran during a public program

Public programs at the Columbia Global Centers | Rio de Janeiro are essential in developing strong bonds and partnerships between the University and the local community. Our work brings together academics from local institutions and Columbia University to promote a collaborative, mutually beneficial relationship. The Rio Center regularly promotes forums, conferences, master classes and lectures with diverse panels of experts for public participation.

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April 06, 2018

Exposições Internacionais de Arte ‘No-Boundaries’ reúnem Juventude Global

Como promover a conscientização e o engajamento de jovens de diferentes culturas para que possam impactar no futuro? Para Baitong Yan, fundadora da organização não-governamental No-Boundaries, a resposta está na arte. Instigar a criatividade e a imaginação de crianças e de adolescentes para retratar seus pontos de vista sob uma questão relevante inspirou a ex-aluna da Teachers College, da Universidade de Columbia, a criar uma plataforma internacional de arte e de educação visando conectar jovens artistas sem fronteiras de nacionalidade, de idiomas ou de cultura.

March 19, 2018

Discussion about teacher training and education challenges in Brazil celebrates Columbia Global Centers | Rio de Janeiro’s 5th-Anniversary

Susan Fuhrman, President of Columbia University’s Teachers College, Claudia Costin, Former Director for Education at the World Bank, and Maria Helena Guimarães de Castro, Executive Secretary of the Ministry of Education (MEC), were main speakers during the event on March, 13.