Jessica Spitz

Tue, Sep 20, 2016, 2:22am
In the first World Leaders Forum event of the year, a panel of faculty and scholars convened on Monday to discuss Columbia’s role in educating the world’s displaced scholars and refugees.
Thu, Sep 15, 2016, 2:07am
Following last year’s administrative reorganization, new Dean of Academic Planning and Administration Lisa Hollibaugh will seek to facilitate closer relationships between students and faculty as she enters her first semester in the position.  
Thu, Sep 8, 2016, 2:30am
Updated on Sept. 8, 12:20 p.m.
Tue, Aug 23, 2016, 1:05pm
In a landmark case, graduate students at private universities nationwide will now be able to unionize following the National Labor Relations Board’s decision in favor of graduate research and teaching assistants at Columbia.
Thu, Jul 14, 2016, 6:01pm
Columbia will pay $9.5 million in a settlement to resolve claims from the U.S. government that it inappropriately sought excessive reimbursements for government-funded research grants, U.S. Attorney for Manhattan Preet Bharara announced Thursday.
Thu, Jun 30, 2016, 11:21am
Following the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold a University of Texas admissions policy, University President Lee Bollinger, long considered a leading voice in the national affirmative action debate, expressed optimism for the future of affirmative action but emphasized that the fight for racia
Mon, Apr 18, 2016, 2:35am
Felix Qiaochu Jin, CC ’16, remembers working on problem sets for accelerated physics with his friends in Carman Hall as a first-year, staying up until 3 a.m. to complete work for a class that Jin cites as one of the hardest he has taken at Columbia, but also one of his favorites.
Thu, Apr 14, 2016, 7:57am
Sitting in the Lerner Piano Lounge on Wednesday, Catie Connolly, CC ’18, noticed that although the lounge was nearly full, few people seemed to be using the space to relax. The majority of students sat alone, immersed in books or laptop screens.
Thu, Mar 24, 2016, 7:32am
Of the 2,301 Arts and Sciences courses evaluated by students at the end of last semester, about 50 percent those evaluations are currently available to view on Vergil, while the other half remain unpublished just over three weeks before course registration for the fall semester begins.
Thu, Feb 18, 2016, 5:54am
Students in two sections of Music Humanities do not just listen to symphonies and concertos—they also see them.