Office of the University Chaplain

Columbia University in the City of New York

 Office of the University Chaplain

Congratulations!

Congratulations to the following students selected to participate in the Kraft Global Fellows Program in Istanbul, Turkey this upcoming January, 2015:
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Zenobia Azeem
Yekta Karimi
Yeana Lee
Loren Cobb

We wish them well as they embark on this intercultural and interfaith immersion experience. Stay tuned for more information on Common Meals scheduled in Spring 2015 related to this program in Istanbul.

Jeff Talman’s When Soaring Sings, Spring 2015

TalmanJeff Talman’s When Soaring Sings: A sound installation created from the songs, calls and choruses of over 100 species of birds that return to nest in New York State in the spring. In celebrating cycles of regrowth, and avian life and related symbology evoking peace, spirituality, freedom, flight and beyond, the installation explores the inherent melodic shapes, rhythms and unique tonal colorations of these extraordinary sounds. Bird sounds provided by the Macaulay Library of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. A presentation of Music at St. Paul’s, Columbia University.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 2-10pm, 6:30pm artist presentation. Free event, open to the public.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 7-8pm
Friday, April 3, 2015, 7-8pm
Saturday, April 4, 2015, 6-8pm
Sunday, April 5, 2015, 1-8pm (Easter)
Monday, April 6, 2015, 7-8pm
Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 7:15-8:15pm (Music at St. Paul’s concert preceded the installation, 6-7pm)
Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 7-8pm
Friday, April 10, 2015, 7-8pm
Saturday, April 11, 2015, 6-8pm
Sunday, April 12, 2015, 2-3pm
Monday, April 13, 2015, 7-8pm

For more information, please go to: http://www.jefftalman.com/

Upcoming Common Meal Wednesday October 1st

Come learn more about the Kraft Fellows Program Wednesday October 1st from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Common Meal Oct 1

Fall Concert Series — Tuesdays @ 6pm in St. Paul’s Chapel

The Office of the University Chaplain is pleased to announce the Music at St. Paul’sFall Concert Series. Each Tuesday at 6pm during the fall semester, the Office of the University Chaplain will showcase a different musical artist. The first concert in this series, to be held Tuesday September 16th, features Timothy Smith, University Organist, Columbia University. Mr. Smith will perform works by Bach, Mendelssohn, Jongen, and Mulet.

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Summer Concert Series – Tuesdays @ Twelve

The Office of the University Chaplain is pleased to announce the Music at St. Paul’s Summer Concert Series. Each Tuesday at noon during the months of June and July, the OUC will play host to a different world-class organist who will perform on the Aeolian-Skinner Pipe Organ in St. Paul’s Chapel.

The first concert in this series, to be held Tuesday June 10th at noon, features Timothy Smith, University Organist, Columbia University.

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Study Space: May 6 – 10

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The OUC will be opening up the Earl Hall Auditorium for individual study space on Tuesday, May 6 to Friday, May 9 from 8:30 am to 10:00 pm. Also, the Study Space will be available on Saturday, May 10 from 12:00-8:00 pm. 

During these times, students are encouraged to use our tables, chairs, and WiFi to work in the quiet and open space.  Additionally, the Schiff Room and the Dodge Room in Earl Hall will be open for group study sessions; sign-up sheets will be on the door.  The Fireplace Room will also be open for Open Meditation Space, should you need to take a break and clear your head or center your body.  We hope our space can become a calming home away from home during the stressful season. Good luck on Finals!

Visit to Columbia Global Centers | Europe

Columbia Global Centers | Europe hosted Jewelnel Davis, university chaplain, associate provost, and director of the Earl Hall Center at Columbia University, from Oct. 2 through 9 in Paris.

This visit concluded her worldwide tour of Columbia’s eight Global Centers. During her week-long stay in Paris, Chaplain Davis’s schedule was filled with Columbia and intercultural meetings, student activities, performances, and site visits.

Visit by the Columbia University Chaplain and Associate Provost

Read the complete article — Via the Columbia Global Centers website–

Chaplain Davis at Columbia Global Centers | Europe

Columbia Global Centers | Europe hosted Jewelnel Davis, university chaplain, associate provost, and director of the Earl Hall Center at Columbia University, from Oct. 2 through 9 in Paris. In the following interview, Chaplain Davis provides insight into the idea behind the Global Centers and what makes visiting one of the Global Centers such a rewarding experience for students.

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