Peter Awn

Fri, Feb 28, 2014, 3:31am

Graduating General Studies students pursuing B.S. degrees should have been notified much earlier that GS will now offer only B.A. degrees.

Mon, Feb 24, 2014, 4:00am

The fourth annual Military Ball, held last Friday, drew over 400 students and alumni—both veterans and non-veterans—together for a night of community building and remembrance.

Tue, Nov 12, 2013, 3:52am

Students often complain about the perceived lack of community on Columbia’s campus through conversations, petitions, and forums on the issue, and are still grappling to find solutions to the issue.

Wed, Aug 28, 2013, 1:40am

Names and faces: the administrators and student council leaders you should know this fall.

Fri, Mar 1, 2013, 2:32am

GS Dean Peter Awn is looking to increase the number of Contemporary Civilization and Literature Humanities sections available to GS students.

Thu, Oct 4, 2012, 1:37am

The General Studies dean discussed Newsweek's controversial "Muslim rage" headline Wednesday, using the headline as a jumping-off point for a discussion of the recent turmoil in the Middle East.

Tue, Apr 24, 2012, 7:18pm

After the mishap with Class Day being rescheduled, it is important that we show solidarity with GS.

Fri, Dec 2, 2011, 4:48am

Dean of the School of General Studies Peter Awn is looking for a donor to endow a name change for the school. Awn says GS has outgrown the original meaning behind its name—a “highly distinguished name referring back to a state of the medieval universities when they began to expand their outreach more broadly to students, not solely from their own region.”

Fri, Dec 2, 2011, 4:44am

The trees lining College Walk lit up with the spirit of the holidays, as deans and students from all four undergraduate schools gathered in Low Plaza.

Thu, Oct 27, 2011, 2:12am

GS Dean Peter Awn, along with GSSC members and students, spoke about the difficulties of finding housing for students and mandating the Core at a town hall on Wednesday.