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Monday, April 23, 2012

This weekend, four Columbia College students were named the 2012 winners of the Core Scholars Program.  

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

The Columbia College Committee on Honors, Awards, and Prizes yesterday announced the names of the Class of 2012 Valedictorian and Salutatorian. The Valedictorian is Zachary Brill, a Chemistry major from New Jersey.  The Salutatorian is Zachary Levine, an Anthropology major from California.

Monday, April 16, 2012

Eight Columbia University professors received Guggenheim Fellowships on Friday, April 13, more than any other institution this year. Literature Humanities chair Christia Mercer and Contemporary Civilization chair Matthew Jones were among the professors to win the prestigious fellowships. 

Monday, April 9, 2012

The Columbia College Student Council’s Academic Awards Committee announced this year’s winners of the Mark Van Doren and Lionel Trilling awards.

Friday, March 30, 2012

Three Columbia College juniors are among the 282 winners of the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships announced this week. Woo Chang Chung ’13, Adam Formica ’13 and Katharina Shaw ’13 each will receive up to $7,500 toward the cost of their tuition and other college fees from their senior years.

Friday, March 30, 2012

Five more Columbia students and alumni have been awarded Fulbright Scholarships, bringing the school’s total count of winners of the international prize this year to seven.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Earlier this month, a new publication hit Columbia’s campus.  Columbia Class Notes, a student-run publication on academic affairs at Columbia, published its first edition on March 19, 2012.  The journal aims to provide an open forum for students, faculty, and administrators to constructively discuss undergraduate education at Columbia. 

Monday, March 19, 2012

Emily Tamkin ’12 and Cristian Gonzalez ’10 will study in Germany next year as Fulbright Scholarship winners. 

Thursday, March 8, 2012

On March 7, five accomplished alumni were presented with 2012 John Jay Awards for distinguished professional achievement at the John Jay Awards Dinner, an annual black-tie event, held this year at Cipriani 42nd Street. The honorees were Dede Gardner ’90, Ellen Gustafson ’02, Ben Horowitz ’88, Daniel S. Loeb ’83 and Li Lu ’96, ’96L, ’96 Business.

Thursday, March 1, 2012

John R. (Rick) MacArthur, president and publisher of Harper’s Magazine, will speak at Columbia College Class Day 2012. The award-winning journalist and author earned a bachelor’s degree in history from the College in 1978. 

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