Cindy del Rosario-Tapan
Executive Director of Communications and Media Relations
Posted in Parents
For the last few months, nuclear weapons related developments from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), commonly known as North Korea, have dominated the news cycle. During this time, North Korea has significantly shifted its stance on its relations with South Korea and the United States.
The U.S. women’s foil fencing team, which included three College alumnae, made its own history on Thursday by becoming the first American foil team to win gold at the world championships.
As part of Columbia Dining's commitment to sustainability, dining halls will transition to 100% compostable paper straws and plant based plastic cups for to-go cold beverages.
Columbia College is excited to announce its first cohort for the Visiting Professorship in the Core Curriculum: Jeremy J. Mhire, the Joe D. Waggonner Professor of Political Science at Louisiana Tech University, and Ezra Tawil, associate professor of English at the University of Rochester.
Alex Braslavsky CC’18, an English major with a concentration in Russian language and culture who is from Milpitas, CA, has received the prestigious Clarendon Scholarship to pursue an M.Phil. in Slavonic studies at the University of Oxford, where she will study Russian literature with a focus on Russian poetry.
We Live in Cairo, a musical written by Daniel Lazour CC’16, and his brother, Patrick, has been chosen as a main stage production for The American Repertory Theater's 2018-2019 season.
Ben LaZebnik CC’18, an urban studies major from Los Angeles, has been selected to participate in the Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs.
Leena Dai CC’18, an economics major from Philadelphia, was recently selected to be a Yenching Academy Scholar. Dai will pursue a master’s degree in China studies.
More than 1,200 students from the Columbia College Class of 2018 took part in the Class Day ceremony held on May 15, celebrating their accomplishments with family and friends from across the globe, as well as faculty and alumni from 1954 to 2017, who returned to campus to process in the annual Alumni Parade of Classes.
Seven Columbia College students and two alumni have received 2018-2019 Fulbright U.S. Student grants, which offer funding for students and young professionals to undertake individually-designed international research and study projects or primary and secondary school teaching in English-language classrooms.