Sydney S. Gross
Director of Communications
Columbia’s Center for Student Advising has been renamed the James H. and Christine Turk Berick Center for Student Advising in recognition of the couple’s dedication to and support for the University.
Julian Brave NoiseCat CC’15 has been awarded a prestigious Clarendon Scholarship from the University of Oxford to pursue a Master of Studies in Global and Imperial History.
Miriam Rosen CC’15 has been awarded a Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) Study Scholarship to perform research in Berlin at the Humbolt University’s Interdisciplinary Laboratory, Bild Wissen Gestaltung, during the 2015-2016 academic year.
Demarttice Tunstall CC’15 has been selected for a 2015 Humanity in Action Fellowship and for the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) for Young Professionals.
Undergraduate students in the Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures (LAIC) have created a research journal, Portales: The LAIC Journal of Undergraduate Research.
Shriya Samavai CC’15, an art history major with a concentration in business management from West Lafayette, Ind., and Lauren Field BC’16, an English major and art history minor from Portland, Ore., have won first place in the Columbia Venture Competition’s Undergraduate Challenge for their clothing line, Academy Of.
Columbia College has announced the names of 94 seniors who will be initiated into Phi Beta Kappa, the national honor society, on Tuesday, May 19.
Katherine Jin CC’16, Kevin Tyan CC’16 and Jason Kang SEAS’16, the student team behind Highlight, a pigmented bleach solution that improves decontamination of infectious diseases, has won the USAID Fighting Ebola Grand Challenge.
Mark Minghao Xue CC’06 has been awarded one of the prestigious Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans.
Concert Spirituals and the Black Soprano, a performance and panel discussion that reconsiders the role of singing concert spirituals among black sopranos in relation to political resistance, musical virtuosity and the sacred, will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22, in St. Paul’s Chapel.