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News and Updates for Apr 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

Columbia College has announced the names of 89 seniors who will be initiated into Phi Beta Kappa, the national honor society, on Tuesday, May 16.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Eight Columbia College students and an alumna have been awarded 2017-2018 Fulbright U.S. Student grants; one of the students, Martin Ridge CC’17, was awarded a prestigious UK Partnership Award to study at Queen Mary University of London, an award given to only three American students each year.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

George Liu CC’17, an economics major, and Alan Gou SEAS’17, a computer science major, have won first place in the Columbia Venture Competition’s Undergraduate Challenge for their startup Palette, a platform used by teams to plan, record and learn from growth and marketing experiments.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

On April 17, students were honored for their leadership and involvement on campus at the 2017 Leadership and Excellence Awards Ceremony in Alfred Lerner Hall's Roone Arledge Auditorium.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Michael Abolafia CC’17, an English and comparative literature major from Rochelle Park, N.J., and Hui Yu Wong CC’17, an art history major with an anthropology concentration from Singapore, have been named valedictorian and salutatorian respectively, the top academic honors for the Columbia College Class of 2017.

Friday, April 7, 2017

Neil Gorsuch CC’88, a former judge in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, has been confirmed to the Supreme Court of the United States.

Friday, April 7, 2017

The Academic Awards Committee of Columbia College is pleased to announce the 2017 winners of the student-nominated Lionel Trilling Book Award and Mark Van Doren Award for Teaching.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

President Lee C. Bollinger has appointed James J. Valentini, dean of Columbia College and vice president for undergraduate education, to lead a Steering Group on Mental Health, focused on Columbia’s undergraduate community.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Columbia College is pleased to announce that Sheena Wright CC’90, LAW’94, president and CEO of United Way of New York City (UWNYC), which seeks to improve the lives of low-income New Yorkers, will deliver the keynote address at the 2017 Columbia College Class Day ceremony.

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