February 2016 e-Newsletter

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February 2016 Highlights
 
Video: Inventing the Bio-Machine—Ken Shepard
Imagine a camera that can electronically image a living bacterial colony without light or a platform that tracks over 65,000 channels of data from retinal neurons firing in real time. These are just two of the many projects Ken Shepard's lab is working on.
 
 
 
FEB
4
HB Burger Times Square
Join the CEAA and CEYA for a guided beer-tasting at HB Burger in Times Square. Tickets are discounted to $15 thanks to CEAA.
 
FEB
5
Davis Auditorium
Columbia University is hosting a research-inspired conference that will answer a few fundamental questions about privacy, big data, and predictive modeling.
 
 
FEB
17
Columbia Club of New York
Join the Black Alumni Council and the CAA for the 2016 Black Alumni Heritage Award and Scholarship Reception honoring this year's recipients.
 
FEB
17
Northwest Corner Building
The first Extreme Engineering Week event features NASA geologist Dr. Dean Eppler. RSVP today and see the week's entire schedule.
 
 
MAR
1
Apply by March 1 for a seed grant of up to $25,000 for a nonprofit, for-profit, or hybrid startup social venture. Ventures must be led by Columbia students or alumni, or be advised and have significant involvement by Columbia faculty or researchers.
 
MAR
12
Low Memorial Library
Join the Latino Alumni Association of Columbia University and the CAA for a festive evening celebrating the diversity and achievements of Latino alumni with familia!
 
 
JUN
2
Classes ending in 6 or 1 (e.g. 1966 or 2011) are invited to campus to celebrate Reunion June 2–5, 2016. Want to get involved and help make this weekend a success? Contact us at seasalumni@columbia.edu.
 
AUG
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Morningside Campus
The “Jam” was originally the reunion of undergraduate Black and Latino men and women in the 1960s and 1970s on whose shoulders subsequent generations of students of color stand. All alumni are welcome to attend.
 
 
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