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Shreyas Vissapragada CC’17 awarded 2019 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

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.

2019 John Jay awardees span liberal arts and finance

March 12, 2019

Five alumni are honored for their professional and civic dedication.

DDC Appoints New Board of Friends Chair, Looks to the Future

March 5, 2019

Roger Lehecka CC’67, GSAS’74 returns to DDC as new Board of Friends chair.

Columbia College joins University community in mourning passing of School of General Studies Dean Emeritus Peter J. Awn

February 20, 2019

Columbia College joins University community in mourning passing of School of General Studies Emeritus Peter J. Awn

William Barr CC’71, GSAS’73 confirmed as U.S. Attorney General

February 14, 2019

William P. Barr CC’71, GSAS’73 was confirmed as U.S. attorney general Thursday.

Columbia College alumna, current students release debut EP with The Wild, The Innocent

February 14, 2019

At the end of 2018, in the CU Records recording space on the fifth floor of Lerner Hall, seven musicians — including Riley Burke CC’18, Nick Loud CC’21 and Michael Coiro CC’21 — were hard at work recording their debut EP. Flash forward to January 2019, and The Wild, The Innocent have released their eponymous first record.

Alumni in the News: February 11, 2019

February 11, 2019

The New England Patriots won Super Bowl LIII on February 3, defeating the Los Angeles Rams 13–3. Watch Patriots owner Robert K. Kraft ’63 celebrate by hoisting the Lombardi Trophy during a post-game Boston parade. This is the team’s sixth national title –– and 10th Super Bowl appearance –– since Kraft purchased the team in 1994.

Beto O’Rourke CC’95 returns to campus for conversation with College students

February 5, 2019

On February 5, Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger and Columbia College Dean James J. Valentini welcomed former U.S. Congressman Beto O’Rourke CC’95 back to campus, where he spoke to College students in Low Rotunda. After O’Rourke’s opening remarks, where he spoke about his life as a public servant, the event was largely centered around an opportunity for students to ask O’Rourke questions.

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