David Rosand, CC ’59, GSAS ’62, and GSAS ’65, a longtime Columbia professor who chaired the art history and archaeology department for seven years, died on August 8. He was 75.
A Columbia Public Safety officer is in critical condition at St. Luke’s Hospital after being hit by a car over the weekend.
Student groups and councils are looking for new meeting space after boardrooms on the fifth floor of Lerner Hall were repurposed into health offices this summer.
A new fundraising campaign is in the works to raise money for Columbia’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences after faculty members appealed to University President Lee Bollinger in May to address growing concerns about financial constraints.
Columbia submitted a bid on Monday to host President Barack Obama’s, CC ’83, presidential library on its Manhattanville campus, a University spokesperson confirmed.
Kaushik Tiwari, SEAS ’16, received a $100,000 Thiel Fellowship, which is awarded to student entrepreneurs to fund their scientific and technological projects.
Gerardo Romo was the first student ever to come to Columbia from his high school in Perris, California, where he recalled feeling lonely as one of only a few out students at his school of 3,000.
Miriam Gleckman, who completed a joint major in human rights and women’s, gender, and sexuality studies, has worked with nonprofits and politicians on issues ranging from women’s rights to environmentalism.
Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards spoke at Barnard’s commencement, where some members of the graduating class also walked onstage Sunday with strips of red tape on their caps to show support for those working to change the University’s sexual assault policies.
The Office of Student Affairs will be restructured next year, after administrators stopped a national search to find a new dean of Student Affairs this semester.
Aug 18, 3:24pm
The Center for Student Advising announced changes to the policy regarding medical leave and readmission for Columbia College and School of Engineering and Applied Science students in an email earlier... Read More
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