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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Former Columbia Fencing team members Nicole Ross CC’13, Nzingha Prescod CC’15 and Margaret Lu CC’17 made history when they — together with fencer Lee Kiefer — received a silver medal in the team foil event at the 2017 FIE World Championships in Fencing, the best result in a team foil event for U.S. women in world championships history.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Columbia College mourns the loss of Wm. Theodore de Bary CC’41, GSAS’53, the John Mitchell Mason Professor Emeritus and provost emeritus. He was 97.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Anneliese Mesa-Jonassen CC’17, originally from Pleasantville, NY, has been awarded a prestigious Mortimer Hays-Brandeis Traveling Fellowship. The fellowship provides $19,000 to support students in the visual and fine arts, including art history, conservation, studio art and photography, for travel and living expenses outside the United States.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The sun shone on Class Day 2017, with 1,172 seniors joining the ranks of College alumni.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Two Columbia College students have been awarded prestigious 2017 U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships

Friday, May 12, 2017

The Columbia College-General Studies Committee on Instruction (COI) has announced an update to the policy on the maximum number of points per term, the maximum number of programs of study, and double-counting certain courses toward two programs of study. The policy will go into effect as of Fall 2017. Full details are below.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Viviana Prado-Núñez CC’20, a Kluge Scholar born in San Juan, Puerto Rico and raised in Reisterstown, Md., has won the 2017 Burt Award for Caribbean Literature for her book, The Art of White Roses. The award is given by CODE, a Canadian international development agency focused on education and global literacy.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Columbia College has announced the names of 89 seniors who will be initiated into Phi Beta Kappa, the national honor society, on Tuesday, May 16.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Eight Columbia College students and an alumna have been awarded 2017-2018 Fulbright U.S. Student grants; one of the students, Martin Ridge CC’17, was awarded a prestigious UK Partnership Award to study at Queen Mary University of London, an award given to only three American students each year.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

George Liu CC’17, an economics major, and Alan Gou SEAS’17, a computer science major, have won first place in the Columbia Venture Competition’s Undergraduate Challenge for their startup Palette, a platform used by teams to plan, record and learn from growth and marketing experiments.

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