Beyond Disciplines

in research and teaching

Answers for the next century will come not only from deeper inquiry within specific fields, but also by sharing information, perspectives, and approaches across the boundaries of traditional disciplines. Support Columbia’s efforts to develop new collaborative ways of thinking and doing.

Here are just a few examples of the many ways that you can help Columbia thrive. Check the schools and programs lists for other related gifts in this strategic area.

Minimum
Any Amount
Ecosystems and Biodiversity
Earth Institute
Help Earth Institute scientists and researchers better understand the nature of ecosystems and how their changes are affecting the human population.
For more information, contact:

Katherine Schulman
Development Associate
2910 Broadway, Level A
New York, NY 10025
212-854-8228
kschulman@ei.columbia.edu

Any Amount
Food, Ecology, and Nutrition
Earth Institute
Help the Earth Institute address the interactions between agricultural production, environmental quality, and human well-being.
For more information, contact:

Katherine Schulman
Development Associate
2910 Broadway, Level A
New York, NY 10025
212-854-8228
kschulman@ei.columbia.edu

Any Amount
Interdisciplinary Science Building
Arts and Sciences Departments
Support the ambitious plans for the Northwest Corner building, a center of scientific collaboration on the Morningside campus.

Advanced research at the intersection of biology, chemistry, physics, and engineering will be housed in this building.

For more information, contact:

Marjorie Cookie Neil
Director for Science Development
Columbia Alumni Center
622 West 113th Street
New York, NY 10025
212-851-7988
mn353@columbia.edu

$25,000
Campus Revitalization
College of Physicians and Surgeons
A new P&S education building will enhance the way students study and practice medicine.

The revamped Haven Square, a green urban space with an outdoor terrace, shops, and restaurants, will provide a focal area for collaborating and socializing. Renovations to the entrance of the P&S building and a revamped auditorium with state-of-the-art equipment will advance the learning experience.

For more information, contact:

Amelia J. Alverson
College of Physicians & Surgeons
630 West 168th Street, P&S Box 48
New York, NY 10032
(212) 305-5404
amelia.alverson@columbia.edu

$50,000
Clinical Support
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Broaden advanced, compassionate patient care based on rigorous application of tested new diagnostic tools and innovative therapies.

Support adult and pediatric multidisciplinary research and clinical programs at the medical school, from neuroscience, cardiovascular medicine, and metabolic disorders to cancer, genetics, and immunology and transplantation.

For more information, contact:

Carolyn Nesbitt
College of Physicians & Surgeons
630 West 168th Street, P&S Box 48
New York, NY 10032
212-342-0087
cn2147@columbia.edu

$250,000
Undergraduate Scholarship
The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science
Endow a scholarship so that a deserving undergraduate can attend Columbia Engineering for one year.

Endowed undergraduate scholarships help talented, deserving students - including those from low-income families - to graduate without debt. With a gift of $250,000 or higher, a donor can endow and name a scholarship that will support one undergraduate student per year.

For more information, contact:

Zachary Howell
Major Gifts Officer
212-851-4023
zh2134@columbia.edu

$1,000,000
Endowed Postdoctoral Core Lectureship
Columbia College
Enhance teaching in the Core Curriculum, whether in Frontiers of Science, Contemporary Civilization, or Literature Humanities.

Launch the career of a talented and experienced Columbia postdoctoral lecturer.

For more information, contact:

Corey Aronstam
Deputy Vice President of Development, Columbia College and Arts & Sciences
(212) 851-7458
ca2433@columbia.edu

$1,000,000
Graduate Fellowship
The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science
Support a talented Columbia Engineering graduate for one full year.

A graduate fellowship provides students with all the funds needed for his or her education for one year. Graduate fellowships make it possible for departments to attract the most accomplished students to their doctoral programs while boasting the School's prestige and supporting faculty research.

For more information, contact:

Zachary Howell
Major Gifts Officer
212-851-4023
zh2134@columbia.edu

$5,000,000
Interdisciplinary Center or Institute
Arts and Sciences Departments
Endow and name a major interdisciplinary center in the Arts and Sciences.

Fund a center that draws together expertise from across the Arts and Sciences and the University. For $10 million, create an Institute.

For more information, contact: