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Andrew Plaa has been appointed Dean of Advising for Columbia College and Columbia Engineering. Plaa has served as an adviser in the James H. and Christine Turk Berick Center for Student Advising since 2005 and has been interim dean since September 2015.
Katie Meili CC’13, a former member of the Columbia Women’s Swimming and Diving team took the bronze medal in the 100-meter breaststroke at the Olympic Games on August 8.
Columbia rising junior Akua Obeng-Akrofi CC'18 is set to be part of the Ghanian 4x100m relay team at the Rio Olympics this month.
Nine Columbia College alumni have been awarded 2016-2017 Fulbright U.S. Student grants.
Jonah Belser CC’16, a political science major, has been awarded a prestigious Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellowship.
Dean Baquet, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and executive editor of The New York Times, urged Columbia College’s graduating seniors at Class Day not to be blinded by ambition.
Columbia College mourns the loss of former Provost and longtime history professor Fritz Stern CC’46, GSAS’53.
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.
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.”