The Short List: Fall 2017

Pupin Hall
Jeffrey Saks

Attend a free lecture and contemplate the cosmos with Columbia astronomers at Pupin Hall’s rooftop observatory. Every other Friday throughout the academic year.



Meet scientists, tour their labs, and learn about the earth sciences at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Open House. October 7 at 10 a.m. in Palisades, New York.



The Columbia Fiction Foundry, a group for alumni authors who want to polish their skills and navigate the publishing business, holds meetings every month at the Alumni Center. Alumni writers can participate in person or contribute to an online forum.



It’s Homecoming 2017, and the Lions are taking on Dartmouth. The Baker Athletics Complex will hold a day of family activities and, of course, a football game. October 14 at 11 a.m.



Alumni can sign up for CAA Arts Access to receive benefits and discounts at over sixty cultural organizations, including Lincoln Center and the Tribeca Film Festival. Membership is free.



The string ensemble JACK Quartet will perform works by new and twentieth-century composers at Miller Theatre on October 19 and October 21 at 8 p.m.