Dreams of Making a Continental Contribution
At Columbia, Bienvenu Didace Irafasha CC’22 found that his interest in meeting people of diverse backgrounds dovetailed with a passion for international relations.
Jonathan Tanaka CC’23 Wants Young People to Think Like a Philosopher
Jonathan Tanaka CC’23 has been so energized by his experiences with faculty that his goal is to go into academia, to consider the intersections between mathematical logic and analytical philosophy.
Melissa Juarez CC’23 is Making an Impact Through Education
“There’s something about being here and seeing everyone do their niche things that they love — it inspires you to do what you like to do!” — Melissa Juarez CC’23
Fulfilling his Columbia Dream
“I came to understand our world and what works, what doesn’t and how to change that. It is that inherent sense of civic responsibility that I love about the Core. There’s nothing like it at any other college.” —Jaxon Williams-Bellamy CC’21