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More than 35 University project managers attended “Enhancing the Project Management Experience” to discuss best practices in higher education project management.

Vendors offering handcrafted jewelry, clothing, accessories and more bring their products to Morningside Heights September 28 and 29 in space provided by Columbia

In just one month, over 230 members of the Columbia community have been trained and now carry life-saving naloxone to be used in the case of an opioid overdose. 

Columbia Mail recently installed a new package locker in John Jay Hall for use by students with a disability or temporary injury.

inFO is a monthly email with news from across Columbia University Facilities & Operations. Check out the September 2019 edition here.

TWU Local 241 reached a milestone anniversary with Columbia this year, marking 75 years since it was first chartered at the University.  More than 600 current and retired Local 241 members joined with their families to celebrate the occasion with an outdoor Family Day on June 22 at Columbia’s Baker Athletics Complex in Northern Manhattan.

While most were away during the summer, Facilities and Operations was busy improving the campus experience.  Similar to prior years, Facilities and Operations took advantage of the decreased campus population and warmer weather to complete a wide range of projects, large and small, some that can only take place when most are away. 

Princeton Review recently released the ranking of "The 20 best college dorms in the US." Rankings were based on student ratings submitted to the publication for the article.

Columbia Dining's new website, architected based on direct feedback from students, provides helpful new functionality and improved menu accuracy via an interface that is just as intuitive and user-centric on mobile devices as it is on desktops and laptops.

As part of the Columbia Sites initiative aimed at creating a consistent, mobile-responsive web presence for the university, Columbia Parking has moved all content and parking applications from facilities.columbia.edu to the Columbia Transportation website.

Based on student usage of satellite offices, Counseling and Psychological Services has redesigned the model of its drop-in services. Starting this fall, the drop-in model will offer two paths: Problem-Solving and Urgent Mental Health Concerns. 

On August 20, 2019, members of the Special Needs Activity Center for Kids and Adults (SNACK) toured the Jerome L. Green Science Center and the Lenfest Center for the Arts at Columbia University’s new Manhattanville Campus.

inFO is a monthly email with news from across Columbia University Facilities & Operations. Check out the August 2019 edition here.