A drawing in blue and yellow

How I Spent My Summer Vacation

Students explore career paths through real-world work experiences.

Buildings against a blue sky

The Janus-Faced Art

Architect Robert A.M. Stern ’60 designs everything from skyscrapers to country homes with both the past and the future in mind.

Moving the Sticks

Peter Pilling ushers in a new era for Columbia Athletics.

Fall 2016 Issue front cover
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Volume 44 Number 1
Fall 2016


Editor in chief
Alex Sachare ’71

Executive Editor
Lisa Palladino

Managing Editor
Jill C. Shomer

Class Notes Editor
Anne-Ryan Heatwole JRN’09

Forum Editor
Rose Kernochan BC’82

Contributing Writer
Shira Boss ’93, JRN’97, SIPA’98

Editorial Intern
Aiyana K. White ’18

Art Director
Eson Chan


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