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Clean + Go Green - July 10 to 12, 2024

Clean + Go Green is back at the Morningside and Manhattanville campuses on Wednesday, July 10 through Friday, July 12.  Donate your unwanted items to create more space and help the environment.

Clean + Go Green is back at the Morningside and Manhattanville campuses on Wednesday, July 10 through Friday, July 12.  Donate your unwanted items to create more space and help the environment.

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Congratulations to nine of our Facilities and Operations colleagues who have successfully completed their degrees this academic year while balancing the demands of a full-time job for their intellectual and professional development. 

Similar to previous years, a significant number of projects will take place across the Morningside and Manhattanville campuses, including residence hall upgrades, façade safety repairs, grounds improvements, and more. 

Universal Taco, a new restaurant featuring inventive tacos reflecting cuisines from around the world, has opened in West Harlem at Columbia University’s Manhattanville campus for lunch, dinner and late-night service.

In honor of Earth Month, the Office of Sustainability is proud to share with you the impactful work underway across the University to reduce our environmental impact under Plan 2030.

Joins NYC Mayor’s Office at Plant-Powered Carbon Challenge Launch

Jessica Prata Cianciara has been recognized as a 'Notable Leader in Sustainability' by Crain's New York Business. 

Columbia's academic breaks are not only looked forward to by Columbia's students, but Facilities and Operations as well.  While most are away, Facilities and Operations is able to perform a wide range of work as it has a smaller impact upon a less populated campus.

Multi-team effort across University departments brings laundry vendor technology to undergraduate residential students  

”Food for Thought” highlights how dining, food, and customer experience intersect in campus and workplace planning, while aligning with organization priorities. 

inFO is a monthly email with news from across Columbia University Facilities and Operations. Check out the March 2024 edition.

Columbia Operations recognizes the importance of maintaining indoor air quality and follows the guidelines and positions of the leading industry association for building systems, ASHRAE (the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers). 

Yesterday’s severe winds broke the upper portion of the flagpole located on the west side of Low Library flying the American flag.

Columbia University Facilities and Operations (CUFO) celebrated Black History Month on February 20, 2024, with a tribute to the remarkable contributions of Black construction pioneers. In collaboration with Skanska, CUFO’s Equity and Inclusion (EI) Council hosted the event, paying homage to these trailblazers whose impact reverberates not only across Columbia's campuses but also throughout the broader construction industry.

Everyone loves the Chef Mike Grandma's Special - but have you tried the Vegan version? It's been recognized as a "best of!"

Columbia joins the list of Best Workplaces for CommutersSM– an honor achieved through its robust range of environmentally friendly commute options that support sustainability initiatives and offer resources to benefit employees.