Post Tagged with: "Columbia University"

A protest in Upper Manahttan. (Photo by Humberto Arellano)

Columbia University Opens El Diario’s Photo Archives to the Public

History, Latino, Media, New York June 27, 2018 at 4:54 pm

El Diario/La Prensa, in collaboration with Columbia University, has put at the public’s disposal a collection of 5,000 photographs capturing the moments and personalities that have defined the Latino experience in the city since 1970.

After graduating, she will be joining The Trace, a nonprofit news organization, as a fellow. She will be investigating gun violence.

FilAm Journalism Student Wins Pulitzer

Media, South Asian April 23, 2018 at 3:37 pm

The FilAm speaks to contributing writer and Columbia journalism student Mariel Padilla following her Pulitzer Prize win.

Mi-sook Hyhun, right, NYC Mental Health First Aid instructor and executive secretary of the Esther Ha foundation, speaks during the mental health forum at Columbia University on Feb. 7. (Photo via Korea Daily)

Mental Health Forum Held for Korean Students

East Asian, Education, Health, New York February 10, 2017 at 12:24 pm

A mental health forum encouraged Korean university students to speak up when they suffer from depression and seek help, Korea Daily reports.

Picking up the El Diario volumes at the newspaper’s headquarters in Brooklyn (Photo by Rafael Cores via El Diario)

El Diario Donates 103 Years of History to Columbia University

History, Latino, Manhattan, Media April 28, 2016 at 1:45 pm

ImpreMedia, parent company to El Diario/La Prensa, has donated the oldest Spanish newspaper in the U.S.’s private archive to Columbia University, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Farah Jasmine Griffin (Photo bi The Amsterdam News)

‘Black Girl Movement’ Subject of April Meeting

African American, Black, Manhattan, New York, Women, Youth April 1, 2016 at 2:32 pm

The first “Black Girl Movement” conference will be held at Columbia University April 7-9, reports the Amsterdam News.

On Nov. 17, dozens of Korean students at Columbia University in Upper Manhattan, New York City, demand the immediate resignation of South Korean President Park Geun-Hye. (Photo via Korea Daily)

Korean Students in NYC Urge Korean President to Resign

East Asian, Education, Manhattan November 18, 2016 at 3:36 pm

Korean students, and young Korean Americans with strong ties to Korea, have been protesting at universities in the U.S. against the government of President Park Geun-Hye because of a scandal that has enveloped the presidency.

Farah Jasmine Griffin in her office at Columbia University (Photo by Arriel Vinson for Voices of NY)

Next Steps for the Black Girl Movement

The Black Girl Movement is building on the success of its first conference this spring to work in communities across the nation to address issues specific to Black girls ages 8-18.

Jagdish Bhagwati (Photo via News India Times)

New Center on Indian Economy

Business, Manhattan, South Asian September 24, 2015 at 11:40 am

A new center at Columbia University will study India and Indian economic policies, News India Times reports.

Irania Sanchez, 45, has severe asthma and the dust from the demolished apartment across from hers makes her short of breath. (Photo by Gwynne Hogan/Voices of NY)

Bushwick Buildings Gutted As Tenants Hang On

Brooklyn, Featured Posts, Housing, Voices' Picks December 16, 2013 at 2:26 pm

Tenants who resist buyouts may find apartments undergoing demolition around them.

The Maison Française at Columbia University (Photo by Eileen Barroso via France-Amérique)

A Century of Franco-American History at Columbia

Culture, History, Western European September 20, 2013 at 5:10 pm

The Maison Française at Columbia University celebrates 100 years of Franco-American links with a special exhibit of documents, audio and video recordings, reports France-Amérique.

A protestor during Yoani Sánchez's panel at The New School. (Photo by Humberto Arellano via El Diario-La Prensa).

Cuban Blogger Experiences ‘Repudiation’ New York style

In the News, Latino, Media, Politics March 18, 2013 at 5:29 pm

Celebrated Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez, known for her critical view of the Communist regime in the island, had a tumultuous first visit to New York.