Sydney S. Gross
Director of Communications
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.
Undergraduate students in the Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures (LAIC) have created a ,research journal, Portales: The LAIC Journal of Undergraduate Research.
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.
Harmann Singh CC’16, an economics-mathematics joint major from New York, has been selected for a prestigious 2015 Truman Scholarship.
Thirteen first-year students in Columbia College and The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science have received 2015 Presidential Global Fellowships.
Beau Willimon CC’99, SOA’03, will be the speaker at the School of the Arts Celebration of Graduates on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. The ceremony will be held in Miller Theatre at 2 p.m. on the Morningside campus.
Two science students have received the top academic honors for the Columbia College Class of 2015. Robert Lin, a mathematics and physics major from Bergen County, New Jersey, has been named valedictorian, and Stephanie Gergoudis, a biology major from Queens, New York, has been named salutatorian.