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PROGRAM DATES
May 31 - August 5, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE
February 1, 2016

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Alumni in Action: Luvena Ong

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Host Institution: Columbia University, Barnard College, 2009
Current Status: PhD candidate in the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology

While in the Amgen Scholars Program, Luvena Ong got a firsthand look at what doing independent research would be like. Inspired by the Program and other experiences, she is now pursuing a PhD as a part of the Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology, where she is developing and applying nucleic acid–based nanosystems.

Michael Weiner Scholarship Recipient Spotlight: Joseph Landry

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Michael Weiner was known for his unending dedication to his family and employees’ workplace rights. It is that dedication that Joseph Landry, a recipient of the Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies, hopes to replicate. 

“Michael’s concern for all workers and respect for the principles of collective bargaining are ideals that we share,” Landry said. “Michael’s kind demeanor and dedication to giving his all to the members are qualities to which I aspire.”

How are global students welcomed in the United Arab Emirates?

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AECOM Impact blog

Vicky Mabbott, who organizes and manages AECOM's graduate program in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.), discusses a recent AECOM event hosting 12 students and faculty members from Columbia University.

Meet Amgen Scholar Hannah Park

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Hannah (Hyun Ji) Park

New York, NY

“This summer, I worked in a biomedical engineering lab, doing research in regenerative medicine.” 

Host University: Columbia University
Home University: Columbia University
Amgen Scholar Year: 2014
Major: Chemical Engineering
Expected Graduation: 2016

Journey to Science

At age 19, Hannah Park experienced a harrowing incident that forever changed the course of her life.

Apply to Become a 2015 Amgen Scholar

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Every year, the Amgen Scholars Program provides hundreds of selected undergraduates with the opportunity to engage in a hands-on research experience at many of the world’s premier educational institutions. The 17 host institutions are now accepting applications for the 2015 Amgen Scholars Program:

2015 Amgen Scholars Program Host Institutions

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Columbia University Researchers Seek Partners for Drug-Prevention Program Aimed at Hispanic Youths

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May 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Researchers at the Columbia University School of Social Work in New York are seeking partners for a study to reduce drug and alcohol abuse among Hispanic youths.

Chelsea Clinton to Speak at the Kenneth Cole Community Engagement Program Spring Forum

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Feb. 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Kenneth Cole Community Engagement Program is thrilled to present its 2014 Spring Forum featuring distinguished guest speaker Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation.

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