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The cost of the Trump administration’s abrupt changes in immigration policy, to individuals and families, to companies and communities, and to our nation’s standing as a place of tolerance and opportunity, are enormous. Far more sinister than travel bans and policy changes is the undeclared, and now seemingly common, practice of profiling on the basis of religion and origin.

We went into the vault for today’s episode, all the way back to a lecture that Professor Robert Young gave last year at the Columbia Global Center in Amman. We chose this particular lecture because Professor Young offers a historical perspective on an issue facing today’s society: migration.

We went into the vault for today’s episode, all the way back to a lecture that Professor Robert Young gave last year at the Columbia Global Center in Amman. We chose this particular lecture because Professor Young offers a historical perspective on an issue facing today’s society: migration.

University President Lee Bollinger denounced President Donald Trump's executive order banning immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim nations from entering the United States and advised community members and visitors from the designated countries to postpone international travel.

Columbia Global Centers | Paris is partnering once again with the Columbia Maison Française to present a special film series

Creativity, which is considered to be a key driver of innovation, is often characterized as an indefinable and innate quality possessed by a few people. The Center organized a presentation and panel discussion with Gita Johar, Meyer Feldberg Professor of Business at Columbia Business School and writer Aparna Piramal-Raje to demystify the concepts of creativity and innovation.

Columbia University is one of five major universities to have a professorship endowed by the Edward Larocque Tinker Foundation. 

Building upon the Center's goal of advancing global education by designing learning programs about India, the spring cohort of the Kraft Global Fellows visited Mumbai, New Delhi, and Agra from January 4 - 15, 2017, for an intensive field study on Religious Pluralism. Through site visits and interactions with academic and sector experts, the group learned about the history, practices and contemporary issues related to different religions in India.

Extreme climate events are on the rise globally, raising concerns about the future of coastal cities. Enabling cities to become resilient to climate-induced changes has emerged as a priority in local and global agendas. As part of an ongoing initiative to build knowledge on Urban Climate Resilience, the Center organized a round-table discussion, bringing together scientists and urban experts, to assess the potential risks of a catastrophic flood in Mumbai due to a tropical cyclone-driven storm surge.

Izzet Kebudi, a Turkish student at Columbia University and a member of SEAS Class of 2019, has been elected the Senator of School of Engineering and Applied Science by the votes of undergraduate engineers and will represent undergraduate SEAS at the University Senate for two academic years