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Week of December 14, 2015

Mailman Honors NYC Businesses For Employment Practices

Brooks Brothers and Amy’s Bread are among those honored by the Aging Center for policies and practices to hire, retain, and engage workers of all ages.
Congenital Heart Disease and Brain Disorders

P&S researchers find genetic mutations that explain why many children with congenital heart disease also have neurodevelopmental disorders.

President Bollinger on Affirmative Action

Lee C. Bollinger writes that a Supreme Court reversal of affirmative action would send the nation backward.

CUMC in the News

Washington Post - 12/7/15

"Companies Tap Fountains of Age"
Wall Street Journal - 12/8/15

Photo of the Week

On the one-year anniversary of the national #WhiteCoats4BlackLives die-in, BALSO organized a photo booth to take part in the #ActionsSpeakLouder campaign. Students made signs with concerns about medical education and medicine and posted photos of them to social media to spur action against racism and inequality. Above, co-organizers Denzel Woode and Ashley White-Stern show the signs they made.
Submit a photo of the week by email and find more community photos on our Instagram feed @ColumbiaMed.

Featured Event

The John M. Lewis Memorial Lecture with Stephen Goff, PhD 
Supported by the Irma T. Hirschl Trust
12/17/15, 4
5 p.m., followed by reception, Alumni Auditorium, 650 W. 168th St., First Floor


Nominate Instructors for 2016 Presidential Awards for Outstanding Teaching

Submit nominations for graduate students here by 2/12/16.
Submit faculty nominations here by 2/8/16. 
Find out more about the awards here.

Donate to the Annual CUMC Holiday Toy Drive

Drop off new, unwrapped toys for children (ages 3–13) at locations below by Dec 21. Toys will be distributed to children in the Upper Manhattan community. Contact Government & Community Affairs for more information. 

Drop Off Locations:
630 W. 168th St., Rooms 3-401 and 3-450
722 W. 168th St., lobby 
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