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Elizabeth Gunawan CC’18 and Zachary Marcone CC’19 named Yenching Academy Scholars

August 26, 2019

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.

Ira Katznelson CC’66 appointed Interim Provost

August 16, 2019

Ira Katznelson CC66, the Ruggles Professor of Political Science and History, has been appointed Interim Provost.

Columbia College mourns the loss of Alex Navab CC’87

July 11, 2019

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.

Columbia College celebrates the Class of 2019 at Class Day

May 24, 2019

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.

Theo Di Castri CC’12 wins prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship

April 16, 2019

Theo Di Castri CC’12 has received a prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship to pursue a Ph.D. in history and philosophy of science at the University of Cambridge.

Broadway star and award-winning producer Brandon Victor Dixon CC’03 named College Class Day speaker

April 12, 2019

Columbia College is pleased to announce that actor and producer Brandon Victor Dixon CC’03 will deliver the keynote address for its 2019 Class Day ceremony. The annual event — held this year on the South Lawn on Tuesday, May 21 — honors graduating College seniors. The Class Day speaker is selected annually by the College, based on a list of recommendations from the Senior Class Council.

Shreyas Vissapragada CC’17 awarded 2019 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

April 11, 2019

Aspiring astrophysicist Shreyas Vissapragada CC’17 has received the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, a $90,000 award designated to provide opportunities for immigrants and children of immigrants to become leaders in their chosen fields.

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