Morningside Campus Access Updates

Updated July 10, 2024

The following color-coded campus status levels have been developed to simplify communication regarding the current circumstances on and around the Morningside campus. The campus status level is based upon the potential disruption to our academic mission and/or campus operations. The status level will be adjusted up or down to reflect then-current circumstances, including information received from law enforcement and other sources regarding potential events that could affect Columbia. Continued adherence to university rules and policies remains fundamental to maintaining an open campus. Read more.



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Book Launch: The Art of Sanctions by Richard Nephew

Past Event

December 5, 2017

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Economic sanctions are a key part of international affairs, but they have been widely criticized for decades as being too inefficient, unwieldy, inconsistent with the interests of business and industry, and brutally inconsiderate of humanitarian concerns. At the center is a question of whether and how to do sanctions right. Please join the Center on Global Energy Policy to celebrate the launch of a new book by Senior Research Scholar Richard Nephew, The Art of Sanctions: A View From the Field. Mr. Nephew, the former Principal Deputy Coordinator for Sanctions Policy at the Department of State, will present key conclusions from his new book and then join a panel discussion about current events and U.S. sanctions policy. The conversation will focus on sanctions design, particularly as it relates to industry and foreign countries. Expert panelists will include:

• Ed Crooks of the Financial Times (moderator)

• Jackie Shire, former member of the United Nations Panel of Experts on Iran

• Dr. Tim Boersma is a Senior Research Scholar at the Center on Global Energy Policy  


A book signing and reception will immediately follow the discussion. A limited number of books will be sold at this event.  Registration is required. Guests unable to attend can view a livestream of the event at This event is open to press. Please direct media inquiries to Jamie Shellenberger-Bessmann ([email protected]) A podcast of this event will be available ~7 days after the date of the event through iTunes and our website.


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April 16, 2024 • 7:30 am - 5:00 pm est

Columbia Global Energy Summit 2024

The Columbia Global Energy Summit 2024 is an annual event dedicated to thought-provoking discussions around the critical energy and climate challenges facing the global community. 

Summit EventLerner Hall
Columbia University
Columbia Global Energy Summit 2024
September 20, 2023 • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm edt

The Politics and Geopolitics of Latin America’s Energy Transition Register to attend in person in NYC Register for the live stream Latin America and the Caribbean’s (LAC) clean energy transition faces a unique set of challenges....

Event • Faculty House, Columbia University (In Person) and Zoom Webinar (Live Stream)

64 Morningside Dr, New York, NY 10027

Zoom Webinar
The Politics and Geopolitics of Latin America’s Energy Transition
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