Ira Katznelson CC’66, the Ruggles Professor of Political Science and History, has been appointed Interim Provost.
Elizabeth Gunawan CC’18, a double major in economics and sociology from Jakarta, Indonesia, and Zachary Marcone CC’19, an economics-mathematics major from Long Island, NY, have been selected as Yenching Academy Scholars.
Columbia College mourns the loss of alumnus, leader and friend Alex Navab CC’87, a University Trustee and former chair of the Columbia College Board of Visitors who passed away on July 7.
More than 1,200 students from the Columbia College Class of 2019 took part in the Class Day ceremony held on May 21, celebrating their accomplishments with family and friends from across the globe, as well as faculty and alumni from 1954 to 2018, who returned to campus to process in the annual Alumni Parade of Classes.
Twelve Columbia College students and two alumni have received 2019-2020 Fulbright U.S. Student grants to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and primary and secondary school teaching worldwide, making it the largest group of Fulbright students to represent the College in years.
Columbia College has announced the names of 97 seniors who will be initiated into Phi Beta Kappa, the national honor society.