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August 26, 2019

Elizabeth Gunawan CC’18, a double major in economics and sociology from Jakarta, Indonesia, and Zachary Marcone CC’19, an economics-mathematics major from Long Island, NY, have been selected as Yenching Academy Scholars.

August 16, 2019

Ira Katznelson CC66, the Ruggles Professor of Political Science and History, has been appointed Interim Provost.

July 11, 2019

Columbia College mourns the loss of alumnus, leader and friend Alex Navab CC’87, a University Trustee and former chair of the Columbia College Board of Visitors who passed away on July 7.

May 24, 2019

More than 1,200 students from the Columbia College Class of 2019 took part in the Class Day ceremony held on May 21, celebrating their accomplishments with family and friends from across the globe, as well as faculty and alumni from 1954 to 2018, who returned to campus to process in the annual Alumni Parade of Classes.

April 16, 2019

Theo Di Castri CC’12 has received a prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship to pursue a Ph.D. in history and philosophy of science at the University of Cambridge.

April 12, 2019

Columbia College is pleased to announce that actor and producer Brandon Victor Dixon CC’03 will deliver the keynote address for its 2019 Class Day ceremony. The annual event — held this year on the South Lawn on Tuesday, May 21 — honors graduating College seniors. The Class Day speaker is selected annually by the College, based on a list of recommendations from the Senior Class Council.

April 11, 2019

Aspiring astrophysicist Shreyas Vissapragada CC’17 has received the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, a $90,000 award designated to provide opportunities for immigrants and children of immigrants to become leaders in their chosen fields.

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