NEWS: Student Life

Jul 29, 2014, 10:03 AM

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.

Jul 10, 2014, 6:03 PM

McBain and Hamilton Halls are currently undergoing asbestos abatement.

Jul 1, 2014, 12:27 PM

Andrew Hamilton, GS ’13, who had been heavily involved in the Philolexian Society and various on-campus theater groups, died in New York City on June 24.

Jun 11, 2014, 11:58 PM

Kaushik Tiwari, SEAS ’16, received a $100,000 Thiel Fellowship, which is awarded to student entrepreneurs to fund their scientific and technological projects.

Jun 1, 2014, 8:06 PM

Columbia Alumni Allied Against Sexual Assault announced a plan to create a set of unified student, alumni, and faculty proposals for reforming Columbia’s sexual assault policies on Saturday.

May 20, 2014, 5:28 PM

Anna Bahr, former managing editor of the Blue and White, is perhaps most well-known for her two longform pieces on students' experiences with the University's sexual assault adjudication process this spring.

May 20, 2014, 5:44 PM

Ryan Kendall, GS ’14, rose to national prominence in January 2010, when he testified in court against California’s Proposition 8 as proof that sexual orientation was not a choice.

May 20, 2014, 5:59 PM

At Columbia, Wendy Sun’s desire to empower women engineers took shape when she founded Engineering Exploration Experience in her first year.

May 20, 2014, 5:31 PM

Justin Carter has held positions ranging from chief of operations of the Columbia University Emergency Medical Service, to board member of the Columbia Alumni Association, to member of the Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing, to GS University senator.

May 20, 2014, 5:48 PM

Sam Marc founded the Governing Board at Barnard in 2013, which oversees and helps fund all Barnard student organizations.