Core Curriculum Prizes
JOSHUA A. FEIGENBAUM PRIZE IN LITERATURE HUMANITIES
(2004) Established by Joshua Feigenbaum and awarded to a student who is judged by the faculty to have exhibited excellence in Literature Humanities.
WALLACE A. GRAY PRIZE IN LITERATURE HUMANITIES
(2004) Established in memory of the late Professor Wallace Gray and awarded annually to the Columbia College undergraduate who is judged by the faculty to have written the best essay in Literature Humanities.
DEAN HAWKES MEMORIAL PRIZE
(1943) Awarded annually to the member of the junior class who is judged to be the most deserving on the basis of work in the humanities. Established by a committee of the Class of 1943 in memory of Dean Herbert E. Hawkes.
JONATHAN THRONE KOPIT PRIZE IN LOGIC AND RHETORIC
(1997) Established by Mrs. Ina Cohen in memory of her husband, Jonathan Throne Kopit, who was a member of the Class of 1968.
JAMES P. SHENTON PRIZE IN CONTEMPORARY CIVILIZATION
(2004) Awarded annually to the Columbia College undergraduate who is judged by the faculty to have written the best essay in Contemporary Civilization. Established by the Committee on the Core and the Office of the Dean of the College in memory of Professor James P. Shenton, Class of 1949 and GSAS 1955.