The Next Generation

“Even after a fifteen hour day, being with a patient is always my favorite part—it’s why I’m here,” said Emma Goldensohn ’16PS.

Paying It Forward

"The scholarship I've established is for a future student who attended high school in Greater China," said Alex Li '73CC. "I hope that someone from that area, like me, will also benefit from all Columbia has to offer."

The Geography of Economics

Donald Davis ’92GSAS, the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Professor of Economics and International Affairs, studies how location impacts economies.

Health in Context

As a James Harden Fellow working in the Center for the History and Ethics of Public Health, Elisa M. González is exploring the roles history, culture, and politics play in health in Puerto Rico.

Giving Back Off Campus

From removing invasive plant species from local parks to outreach for AIDS testing in the Bronx, volunteerism is central to Ryan Jensen’s Columbia College experience.

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Introducing the Manhattanville Campus

Columbia is growing—both locally and globally. A new 17-acre campus is under construction just north of Columbia’s historic Morningside campus. Manhattanville will soon be a hub for interdisciplinary teaching, research, and scholarship.

Featured Giving Opportunity

Annual Fellowships for Doctoral Study: Mailman School of Public Health

PhD students at the Mailman School need a minimum of five years to complete their degrees. With overall tuition costs nearing $170,000 per student, fellowship gifts are an essential source of funding to cover tuition and stipends.


Columbia Giving Day is October 29

Mark your calendars for October 29, Columbia Giving Day, when the entire Columbia community will come together to change lives that change the world.

Alumni, students, parents, and friends can win big for their favorite school or program by competing for $400,000 in matching funds.


Columbia’s Endowment Investments Generate 17.5 Percent Return in Fiscal 2014

Columbia University produced a return of 17.5 percent on its endowment portfolio for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014. This reflects the normal one-quarter lag in private equity and real asset valuations.

The total value of Columbia’s endowment as of June 30 was $9.2 billion. The University’s trailing 5- and 10-year returns—14.2 percent and 11.0 percent, respectively.



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