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Wednesday, February 4, 2009

The Application for the Udall Scholarship has been extended to February 16, 2009.

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

The United States Senate voted to confirm Eric Holder '73, '76L as attorney general.

Friday, January 23, 2009

Thousands packed the chilly steps of Low Library on January 20 to watch the inauguration of President Barack Obama '83, the first College graduate to lead the United States.

Friday, December 12, 2008

Samuel Fury Childs Daly '09, a Milwaukee, Wis., native who has traveled extensively through Europe and Africa, won the prestigious 2009 Marshall Scholarship, which he will use to earn two master's, one in history and one in African studies, from Oxford.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

We are pleased to announce that Jisung Park, an Economics-Political Science major from Shelton, CT has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship for 2009.

Monday, November 24, 2008

Jisung Park '09 has won a Rhodes Scholarship to pursue a M.Sc. in nature, society and environmental policy at Oxford University in England.

Friday, November 14, 2008

Celebrating his 14 years of service as Dean of Columbia College, Austin Quigley was honored on November 13, when the Columbia College Alumni Association presented him with the 2008 Alexander Hamilton Medal at the American Museum of Natural History.

The dinner, attended by almost 700 alumni, students, faculty, family members and friends, also served as a fundraiser for The Columbia Campaign for Undergraduate Education, which funds financial aid, faculty support and student services. University Trustee Chair Bill Campbell '62 announced at the dinner that the event had raised more than $2 million.

View a photo gallery of the festivities!

Wednesday, November 5, 2008
Barack Obama '83 became the first College alumnus to be elected President of the United States. On November 4, Obama defeated his Republican challenger, Sen. John McCain P'07, ending a marathon campaign that saw Obama rise from a first-term senator to the nation's first African-American president.
Saturday, November 1, 2008

On Saturday, October 4, nearly 1,200 alumni, parents, students and friends came out on a beautiful fall day to celebrate Homecoming as the Columbia Lions took on the Princeton Tigers.  Families took part in the annual Homecoming Carnival, enjoying face painting, balloon making, magic, games and prizes. In the football game, Princeton held off a spirited fourth-quarter rally by Columbia to win 27-24.

View a photo gallery of the festivities!

Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Kevin Shollenberger has been appointed as Dean of Student Affairs for Columbia College and the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science. Widely respected by students and staff alike, Shollenberger has served as Associate Dean for nine years.

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