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Anish Gawande CC’18, who is from Mumbai, India, has received the prestigious Rhodes India Scholarship. Gawande will pursue an M.Phil. in intellectual history at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.
Dr. George D. Yancopoulos CC’80, GSAS’86, VPS’87, a renowned biotech leader and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals’ co-founder, president and chief scientific officer, was awarded the Alexander Hamilton Medal at the 72nd annual Alexander Hamilton Award Dinner held in the rotunda of Low Library.
The 72nd Alexander Hamilton Award Dinner, honoring Dr. George D. Yancopoulos CC’80, GSAS’86, VPS’87, will take place on Thursday, November 21, 2019. The Alexander Hamilton Medal is the highest honor awarded to a member of the Columbia College community for distinguished service to the College and accomplishment in any field of endeavor.
Columbia University has announced that Dr. Jonathan Rosand CC’89, VPS’94, Dean Dakolias SEAS’89 and Fermi Wang SEAS’89, SEAS’91 have been elected to the Board of Trustees.
Columbia College kicked off its year-long Core Centennial celebration with a launch event in Low Rotunda.
Ira Katznelson CC’66, the Ruggles Professor of Political Science and History, has been appointed Interim Provost.
Elizabeth Gunawan CC’18, a double major in economics and sociology from Jakarta, Indonesia, and Zachary Marcone CC’19, an economics-mathematics major from Long Island, NY, have been selected as Yenching Academy Scholars.
Columbia College mourns the loss of alumnus, leader and friend Alex Navab CC’87, a University Trustee and former chair of the Columbia College Board of Visitors who passed away on July 7.
More than 1,200 students from the Columbia College Class of 2019 took part in the Class Day ceremony held on May 21, celebrating their accomplishments with family and friends from across the globe, as well as faculty and alumni from 1954 to 2018, who returned to campus to process in the annual Alumni Parade of Classes.