Wed, Mar 21, 2012, 11:02pm
This year, Timothy Donnelly, an associate professor in the Columbia University School of the Arts, won the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award for his book of poetry The Cloud Corporation. This prize is one of the most prestigious and lucrative prizes a poet can receive.
Thu, Mar 1, 2012, 1:07am
New York based photographer Moyra Davey is one of 51 artists chosen to show in this years Whitney Biennial—opening tomorrow. In her most recent project she folds her photographs, mails them, collects them again, and exhibits the results.
Thu, Mar 1, 2012, 12:52am
Writer/director Paul Weitz has had a hand in making some of the most popular movies of the past decade, including About a Boy, American Pie, and Little Fockers. In 2002, he was nominated for an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for About a Boy. Weitz’s most recent
Wed, Feb 22, 2012, 11:20pm
Neon Indian is the indie-electronic project of 23-year-old Mexican-born Alan Palomo. The band wowed the music blogosphere in 2009 with the song “Deadbeat Summer” and its psychedelically inspired, saturated lo-fi drum machines and Back to the Future-era synths.
Thu, Feb 16, 2012, 12:16am
Winfred Rembert is a self-taught artist who has been recognized for his paintings depicting his experiences as an African American in the segregated South. Rembert grew up in Cuthbert, Ga., where he spent his childhood working in the cotton fields.
Thu, Feb 9, 2012, 12:28am
Zach Sims is CEO of Codecademy, a startup that is changing the way people learn how to code by making it fun and straightforward.
Thu, Feb 2, 2012, 1:18am
Kathryn Kolbert is more than just the co-founder of the Athena Film Festival and director of the Athena Center for Leadership Studies at Barnard. In 1992, Kolbert argued the landmark case of Planned Parenthood v. Casey before the U.S. Supreme Court and helped to save Roe v. Wade.
Thu, Feb 2, 2012, 1:03am
From writing Broadway plays to teaching playwriting in Columbia’s classrooms, Theresa Rebeck has made it to the top of the entertainment industry. This coming week, she will be honored at Barnard’s Athena Film Festival for her leadership as a playwright and author of books and screenplays.
Thu, Jan 26, 2012, 2:43am
The main host of Current TV’s The Young Turks, Cenk Uygur is one of the leading progressive voices in the media today. In addition to hosting his show, Uygur is a frequent contributor to the Huffington Post blog.
Thu, Dec 8, 2011, 1:56am
From Hewitt to the elite apartments of the Upper East Side, Barnard alumna Zuzanna Szadkowski has become one of the CW Network’s most beloved primetime actresses.