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columbia 🧠 Columbia's @ZuckermanBrain Institute hosts free public events for our neighbors featuring mind-boggling activities for every age. At the next Saturday Science, the theme is Trick Your Brain. Come and be curious, play and learn about the brain science behind illusions. #BrainAwarenessWeek • (📷 Michael DiVito/#ZuckermanInstitute) #brainy #neuroscience To learn more, go to our bio link (zuckermaninstitute.columbia.edu/our-public-programs)
columbia 🎉 Congratulations to our future doctors! Our #ColumbiaPS2018 students are thrilled with the #Match2018 results. (📷 @columbiamed) #medschool #ColumbiaUniversityVagelosCollegeOfPhysiciansAndSurgeons For #columbiamed story, check out our bio link (newsroom.cumc.columbia.edu/blog/2018/03/16/medical-students-celebrate-match-results)
columbia Happy 85th Birthday to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (@columbialawschool'59), who was appointed as our Law School's first female tenured professor in 1971. #TBT #RBG #WomensHistoryMonth #SheOpenedTheDoor To learn more about her recent visit back for the first-ever women's conference on campus (sponsored by @columbiaalumni) where she was interviewed by @PoppyHarlowCNN (@columbiacollege1754 '05), check out our bio link (thelowdown.alumni.columbia.edu/she_opened_the_door_recap).
columbia It’s #WomensHistoryMonth! Let’s celebrate the generations of professors and alumnae who have made Columbia great, starting with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (@columbialawschool'59). She is the star of RBG, a documentary about her life, which premiered at #Sundance Film Festival 2018, by @columbiajournalism's Betsy West & Julie Cohen. And last month, Justice Ginsburg spoke at the first-ever women’s conference on campus (sponsored by @columbiaalumni) called "She Opened the Door" where she was interviewed by @PoppyHarlowCNN (CC'05). To learn more, click on the #RBG story in our bio link (bit.ly/2F49cwI) as well as @columbiaalumni's story (thelowdown.alumni.columbia.edu/she_opened_the_door_recap). (📷 Diane Bondareff)
columbia 🖤 The next time you walk (or run) to @CentralParkNYC in our neighborhood, check out these statues of #FrederickDouglass on the northwest corner of the park at #FrederickDouglassCircle & #DukeEllington on the northeast corner of the park at #DukeEllingtonCircle. This month marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Frederick Douglass. After escaping from slavery in Maryland, he became a national leader of the abolitionist movement, social reformer, feminist, orator, writer. ➡️ 🎶 "Take the A Train" was a signature jazz tune of Duke Ellington, a leader in the #HarlemRenaissance. 🎶 You must take the A train, To go to Sugar Hill, way up in Harlem, If you miss the A Train, You'll find you missed the quickest way to Harlem. 🎶 (📷 Jorge Galván, @columbia.sipa, @jmgalvan87) #Harlem #NYC In honor of #BlackHistoryMonth, learn about some great African American Columbians in our bio link (blackhistory.news.columbia.edu)
columbia ⛸ Effortless spins. Gravity defying jumps. Figure skaters make complex routines look easy. How do they do it? By rewiring their brains, say #ColumbiaUniversity's #ZuckermanInstitute (@ZuckermanBrain) scientists. Click our bio link for the #neuroscience video & story (zuckermaninstitute.columbia.edu/brain-science-figure-skating-how-practice-makes-perfect). • 🇺🇸 Good luck to @usfigureskating Mirai Nagasu, Karen Chen & Bradie Tennell at #PyeongChang2018 @Olympics this week. • Getty Images 📷 of Mirai Nagasu — the first 🇺🇸 woman to land a triple axel in Olympic competition. 👏
columbia In honor of #PresidentsDay & #BlackHistoryMonth, we present @BarackObama (CC'83). How many other Columbians went on to become commander-in-chief? • (Answer in bio link: thelowdown.alumni.columbia.edu/president_s_day) #columbiauniversity @columbiacollege1754 @columbiaalumni @alumniofcolumbiacollege (cover art by Andrea Ventura/magazine.columbia.edu)