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Denouncing racism on campus

December 9, 2018

We write to you to unequivocally denounce a deeply disturbing racially charged incident involving Columbia undergraduates that took place in front of Butler Library and JJ’s Place early this morning.

Lisa Carnoy CC’89 becomes first woman to receive Alexander Hamilton Medal

December 4, 2018

Lisa L. Carnoy CC’89, co-chair of the University’s Board of Trustees, became the first woman to be awarded the Alexander Hamilton Medal in the 71st year of the award’s inception.

Lions Come Home

November 14, 2018

A Campaign Like No Other

November 14, 2018

Thirteen Columbia College alumni inducted into the Columbia University Athletics Hall of Fame

October 19, 2018

Thirteen Columbia College alumni were inducted into the Columbia University Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2018.

Five College alumni receive Princeton in Asia fellowships

October 18, 2018

Five Columbia College alumni recently received fellowships to spend a year in Asia through the Princeton in Asia program.

Arthur Ashkin CC'47 Wins Nobel Prize in Physics

October 9, 2018

Arthur Ashkin CC'47 is the latest recipient of the Nobel Prize in physics.  His notable scientific career might have earned him the title of "father of laser radiation pressure,” but when he won the Nobel for his groundbreaking invention of “optical tweezers,” which use lasers to trap and manipulate tiny particles in beams of light, he simply referred to himself in an interview with as “an old geezer.”