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Thursday, February 18, 2021

Trisha Mukherjee, a senior in Columbia College studying Human Rights with a specialization in English, was recently awarded one of the Office of University Life’s first Racial Justice Mini-Grants for her project “CU Against Racism: A Podcast Series Exploring Anti-Racist Efforts at Columbia.”  She was born and raised in New Jersey and is a proud daughter of Indian immigrant parents. She is interested in the intersections of immigration, storytelling, and decolonization.

Thursday, February 11, 2021

With a challenging academic year ahead, a consortium of Centers and Institutes will offer funding for proposals that cultivate student engagement and enhance the online learning experience for Columbia students and instructors. As many universities and colleges grapple with the reality of online and hybrid instruction in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, faculty members, teaching assistants, instructors, and students prepare to learn and teach in unprecedented ways. Structuring engaging online or hybrid courses is not a simple task.

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Susanne Prochazka, a student in the M.A. in Human Rights program, has been awarded the Davis Fellowship. This fellowship is a merit award funded by a $10 million bequest from the late Kathryn Wasserman Davis, 1931 Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

Submission Deadline: January 22, 2021
Tuesday, December 15, 2020

ISHR is pleased to announce the 2021 Human Rights Essay Contest.  The contest aims to encourage and acknowledge students who have written exceptional academic papers that address issues related to human rights. Cash prizes will be awarded to two graduate students and to two undergraduate students. Contest winners, along with other selected participants, will be invited to present their papers at ISHR's annual end of year Research Poster Session

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