The Short List: Summer 2019

Cyclists at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center Velocity Ride Event
Velocity Ride

Bike for a good cause at Velocity: Columbia’s Ride to End Cancer, an event to raise money for Columbia’s Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center. Whether you’re a cycling novice or a Tour de France veteran, register now for a ride of 10, 25, 45, or 62.5 miles. October 6. 


Columbia Global Reports has two new books. In Speech Police: The Global Struggle to Govern the Internet, David Kaye looks at the rise of hate speech and fake news online, and in We Want to Negotiate: The Secret World of Kidnapping, Hostages, and Ransom, Joel Simon unpacks the consequences of paying ransom money to terrorists. Buy copies or subscribe online


After the End: Timing Socialism in Contemporary African Art, an exhibit at the Wallach Gallery, showcases artwork that responds to postcolonial socialist movements in Angola, Ethiopia, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, and other African nations. Curated by Álvaro Luís Lima ’19GSAS. June 15–October 13. 



Alumni can network, update their contact information, and share news with fellow Columbians through the newly redesigned online Alumni Community


Celebrate cutting-edge young artists at the 2019 Whitney Biennial, which features work by Korakrit Arunanondchai ’12SOA, Alexandra Bell ’13JRN, Ilana Harris-Babou ’16SOA, Iman Issa ’07SOA, Steffani Jemison ’03CC, Ragen Moss ’00CC, and Kyle Thurman ’09CC. Co-curated by Rujeko Hockley ’05CC. Through September 22.