Upcoming Events

The Tow Center plans a full schedule of events throughout the year, including bi-monthly Tow Teas, monthly computational journalism lectures, and a variety of conferences and workshops. Unless otherwise indicated, these events are free and open to Columbia Journalism School students, Columbia University affiliates, and the public.


Apr. 24: Tow Tea: Skills: Open Refine Data Analytics
4pm | 607B, Columbia Journalism School | RSVP here | #towtea
The Tow Center offers a quick skills session on Open Refine. Please bring your laptop; no prior experience necessary.


May 1: Tow Tea: Digital Security 
4pm | 607B, Columbia Journalism School | RSVP here | #towtea
Join Susan McGregor and guests from Tor and The Guardian Project for a discussion about digital security.

May 12-13: Innovation Showcase 2014
6pm-9pm | Columbia Journalism School | RSVP here
The annual Innovation Showcase is a public open house designed to introduce the larger community to the original and innovative reporting and publishing work being done at the Columbia Journalism School.

May 30: Quantifying Journalism: Data, Metrics, and Computation
8:30am-4pm Lecture Hall, Columbia Journalism School | RSVP here
The first Tow Research conference will reflect on a big year in data journalism. The all-day conference will bring together academics, practitioners and technologists to explore critical questions at the heart of the data journalism conversation. See a list of confirmed speakers here.