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The Columbia StartUp Lab

April 27, 2014

Bringing together entrepreneurial alumni in one place to build a community dedicated to sharing ideas and growing businesses, the Lab opened on June 10, offering networking opportunities, heavily subsidized rent and an open co-working experience for young alumni who have started their own businesses. 

Carolyn Yim CC’11: +PLY

April 27, 2014

The founder of +PLY, a site that gives shoppers direct access to her family’s knitwear line, wants to bridge the gap between fashion manufacturers and consumers to create a more seamless shopping experience.

The Marriage of True Minds

April 20, 2014

Gilbert and Sullivan. George and Ira Gershwin. Rodgers and Hammerstein. Dorothy Fields and anybody. Tom Kitt CC’96 (music) and Brian Yorkey CC’93 (book and lyrics) could someday join that pantheon. 

The Varsity Show Through the Years

April 20, 2014

The Varsity Show has entertained students, faculty, administrators and friends since 1894. 

Bringing Lit Hum to Life

April 20, 2014

Madness, intrigue, and questions of justice and revenge came to Miller Theatre in November with a performance of Euripides’ Orestes. Graduate students from the School of the Arts’ Theater Division staged the production specifically for Literature Humanities students and instructors; they have done so each year, albeit with different plays, since 2008. 

Another Opening, Another Varsity Show

April 20, 2014

In its business of satirizing Columbia in song and dance, little is off-limits for the Varsity Show. The popularity of the student-produced musical stems precisely from its penchant for commenting on sensitive issues with a humorous eye.

David Johns ’04, ’06 TC Works to Improve Equity and Accountability in Education

April 2, 2014

Long involved in issues of race and education, David Johns ’04, ’06 TC now works in the White House, where he helps to lead the effort by President Barack Obama ’83 to narrow the achievement gap for African-American students.

Welcome Letter from CCAA President Doug Wolf CC'88

April 2, 2014

"As the new president of the Columbia College Alumni Association, I look forward to working with the many enthusiastic and bright College alumni who volunteer their time and offer their expertise to the College."