Cindy del Rosario-Tapan
Executive Director of Communications and Media Relations
Posted in Alumni
The former President of the Republic of Estonia, the creator of Netflix show Orange is the New Black, and the president and CEO of Cantillon Capital Management, among others, are being honored for their professional achievements at the 39th Annual John Jay Awards Dinner on Wednesday, March 1.
Neil Gorsuch CC’88, a judge in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, has been nominated by President Donald J. Trump to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court of the United States that was created by the death of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia.
Columbia Entrepreneurship announces Innovation Grants for Columbia College and School of General Studies students
Columbia Entrepreneurship has announced that they will be sponsoring Innovation Grants for Columbia College and School of General Studies' students.
The Center for the Core Curriculum held the inaugural event in its new “Books That Changed My Life” series, which provides a space for Core professors to have intimate and informal conversations with small groups of students about books that had a deep impact on their lives.
Columbia University announced the establishment of the Mendelson Center for Undergraduate Business Initiatives, a joint program between Columbia College and Columbia Business School. The Center was established with a $10 million gift from the Mendelson family, whose relationship with Columbia spans four generations. The Center will foster an ongoing business education program for select Columbia undergraduates.
Columbia College and Columbia Engineering to offer same admissions and financial aid policies for undocumented applicants as U.S. citizens
Undocumented students applying to Columbia College and The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science will now be eligible for the same need-blind admissions and financial aid policies as U.S. Citizens and permanent residents.
Harrison Hong, a professor in the Department of Economics, has been named as the first John R. Eckel Jr. Professor in Financial Economics.
Former Columbia College Dean and Columbia Law School Emeritus Professor Jack Greenberg CC’45, LAW’48, the legendary attorney who successfully argued many of the nation’s landmark civil rights cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, forming the legal basis for desegregation in America, died on October 12, 2016. He was 91.
University Professor Ronald Breslow, the DeWitt Clinton Professor of History Eric Foner CC’63, GSAS’69 and the Jacques Barzun Professor of History Kenneth T. Jackson will be presented the 2016 Alexander Hamilton Medal on Thursday, November 17.