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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Rock and doo-wop group Sha Na Na, a spin-off of the Columbia Kingsmen singing group, will return to campus for Reunion 2016 on Friday, June 3, 47 years after the group’s Columbia debut in 1969

Friday, May 20, 2016

Christian Collier Domenico Vivadelli CC’16 was commissioned as an officer in the United States Navy in a ceremony in Low Rotunda on May 19.

Friday, May 20, 2016

Columbia College mourns the loss of former Provost and longtime history professor Fritz Stern CC’46, GSAS’53.

 
Thursday, May 19, 2016

Alex Navab CC’87, chair of the Columbia College Board of Visitors, has been honored with the 2016 Ellis Island Medal of Honor, presented annually to U.S. citizens “whose accomplishments in their field and inspired service to our nation are cause for celebration.”

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

The Double Discovery Center (DDC), a Columbia College program that works to foster college matriculation for low-income and first-generation middle and high school students in New York City, will be renamed The Roger Lehecka Double Discovery Center, thanks to a $2 million gift from an anonymous donor.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Three Columbia College students have been awarded prestigious 2016 U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships.

 
Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Columbia College has announced the establishment of the Nobuhisa and Marcia Ishizuka Global Fellowship in East Asian Studies, a summer study abroad grant for students studying Japanese language and culture, or other East Asian languages and cultures, whose research and interests include Japan.

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Great teachers are an inspiration to their students and admired by their peers. This year’s winners of the Columbia Distinguished Faculty Awards were nominated by department chairs and their fellow faculty members. Their students have gone on to do extraordinary research, win awards or become professors themselves.

Friday, April 29, 2016

Michael E. Pippenger, Columbia University’s Dean of Undergraduate Global Programs and Assistant Vice President for International Education, has been appointed Vice President and Associate Provost for Internationalization at the University of Notre Dame. Pippenger will lead Notre Dame International, the university’s global initiative, overseeing efforts to broaden the Notre Dame’s international culture, programs, reach and reputation through expanded international research, collaborative projects and strategic relationships with global partners.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Stephen S. Trevor CC’86 and Ronnie D. Planalp BUS’86 have given a $2.5 million gift to Columbia, which includes $2 million to establish the Planalp Trevor Dean’s Curriculum Innovation Fund for Entrepreneurship at Columbia College. The Fund will provide permanent support for the faculty teaching and the students enrolled in entrepreneurship courses support, accelerate, and motivate the Columbia community’s programs and culture around innovation, creativity, and entrepreneurship at Columbia College. Their gift to the College is part of the Core to Commencement campaign.

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