With an extremely successful festival on Film Noir –featuring presentations, reviews and commentaries on “Double Indemnity” (1944), “The Lady from Shanghai” (1947) and “Kiss me Deadly”(1955)-- Richard Peña ended his one-week visit to Chile in late August.
Three undergraduate Columbia Engineering students --Temitope Akinade, Sofía Barbosa, and Lance Avery Murphy-- will participate in the "International Seminar for Engineering Leaders" (ISEL), to be held in Santiago on September 24-30.
Maggie Hopkins, Program Coordinator at the Columbia’s Business School’s Entrepreneurship and Competitiveness in Latin America program (ECLA) traveled to Chile in mid-August to meet with local entrepreneurs and start-ups interested in applying to the program.
A delegation of nine faculty members, scientists and students from Columbia visited Chile in mid-March to participate in a PGIF-funded "Biomedical Engineering Symposium", organized by the Institute of Biological and Medical Engineering at Universidad Catolica (UC) in conjunction with the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Columbia.
Pizmon, a Jewish a cappella group from Columbia, Barnard College, and the Jewish Theological Seminary visited Chile in a mission led by University’s Chaplain, Jewelnel Davis, and partly funded by the Kraft Global Fellows Program. They sang in several public events, surprising and moving audiences with their extraordinary voices and, and, especially, by the charm of its ten members.