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Thursday, February 12, 2009

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.

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

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

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Two College seniors, Emily Jordan and Caroline Robertson, were awarded the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship to pursue graduate studies at Cambridge University in England.

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

The Application for the Udall Scholarship has been extended to February 16, 2009.

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

The United States Senate voted to confirm Eric Holder '73, '76L as attorney general.

Friday, January 23, 2009

Thousands packed the chilly steps of Low Library on January 20 to watch the inauguration of President Barack Obama '83, the first College graduate to lead the United States.

Friday, December 12, 2008

Samuel Fury Childs Daly '09, a Milwaukee, Wis., native who has traveled extensively through Europe and Africa, won the prestigious 2009 Marshall Scholarship, which he will use to earn two master's, one in history and one in African studies, from Oxford.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

We are pleased to announce that Jisung Park, an Economics-Political Science major from Shelton, CT has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship for 2009.

Monday, November 24, 2008

Jisung Park '09 has won a Rhodes Scholarship to pursue a M.Sc. in nature, society and environmental policy at Oxford University in England.

Friday, November 14, 2008

Celebrating his 14 years of service as Dean of Columbia College, Austin Quigley was honored on November 13, when the Columbia College Alumni Association presented him with the 2008 Alexander Hamilton Medal at the American Museum of Natural History.

The dinner, attended by almost 700 alumni, students, faculty, family members and friends, also served as a fundraiser for The Columbia Campaign for Undergraduate Education, which funds financial aid, faculty support and student services. University Trustee Chair Bill Campbell '62 announced at the dinner that the event had raised more than $2 million.

View a photo gallery of the festivities!

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