Sydney S. Gross
Director of Communications
News and Updates for Feb 2009
Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger today announced the appointment of Michele M. Moody-Adams as the new dean of Columbia College. Moody-Adams comes to Columbia from Cornell University, where, since 2000, she has been the Hutchinson Professor and Director of the Program on Ethics and Public Life, and has served for the past four years as Cornell's vice provost for undergraduate education. Moody-Adams succeeds retiring Columbia College Dean Austin E. Quigley. Her appointment begins July 1, 2009.
Learn about various fellowship opportunities for graduate studies in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
On Tuesday, March 10, the College will honor five alumni for distinguished professional achievement by presenting each with a John Jay Award. Low Library will be the setting for a black-tie dinner honoring Maggie Gyllenhaal '99, Benjamin Jealous '94, Dr. Paul Maddon '81, Thomas Francis Marano '83 and Gregory Wyatt '71.
We are pleased to announce that two Columbia students have just been awarded Gates Cambridge Scholarships. This is the first time since 2002 that Columbia College seniors have been awarded the grant. Please find below their biographies in their own word
Two College seniors, Emily Jordan and Caroline Robertson, were awarded the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship to pursue graduate studies at Cambridge University in England.
The Application for the Udall Scholarship has been extended to February 16, 2009.
The United States Senate voted to confirm Eric Holder '73, '76L as attorney general.