The Short List: Spring/Summer 2018


Share science with the kids at the Columbia Alumni Association’s Family STEM Day, featuring hands-on science activities and a talk by Columbia astronomer David Kipping. June 10 at Dodge Fitness Center. Register online at



The Harlem Chamber Players close out their tenth-anniversary season with a gala concert at Miller Theatre, with performances of excerpts from opera classics, including Bizet’s Carmen and Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro. June 1 at 7 p.m.



The Wallach Gallery presents Relational Undercurrents, a major survey of twenty-first-century Caribbean art. Curated by Tatiana Flores ’95CC, ’03GSAS. June 1–September 23.

Video art by David Gumbs
A video still from "Water and Dreams", 2014, by Caribbean artist David Gumbs

The Rare Book and Manuscript Library in Butler Library presents two exhibitions: “1968: The Global Revolutions,” on view until June 4, relates the Columbia campus protests to political upheaval worldwide, and “Yiddish at Columbia,” open until June 15, showcases Yiddish memorabilia from the University’s archives.



Graduated in a year that ends in a 3 or an 8? Alumni from select schools are invited to attend a reunion and walk down memory lane with classmates. Visit your school’s website for dates and activities.