From the newsroom, to the courtroom, to school, to planes flying above, the six alumni selected as this year’s John Jay Award honorees have been chosen for the impact their accomplishments have made in fields that span the professional spectrum.
James J. Valentini, dean of Columbia College, and the late Alex Navab CC’87 were honored at the annual King’s Crown Rowing Association (KCRA) banquet.
Young Joon Kim CC’20, a biology major from New York City, has received the prestigious Marshall Scholarship.
Tanveer Singh CC’18, of Jersey City, NJ, has been named a member of the Class of 2021 Schwarzman Scholars. The prestigious scholarship, inspired by the Rhodes Scholarship, is given to scholars who have demonstrated exemplary leadership qualities and their potential to bridge and understand cultural and political differences.
Daniel Driscoll CC’20 has been selected as one of 12 recipients of the prestigious George J. Mitchell Scholarship. Driscoll will pursue an M.Phil. in early modern history at Trinity College Dublin.
Anish Gawande CC’18, who is from Mumbai, India, has received the prestigious Rhodes India Scholarship. Gawande will pursue an M.Phil. in intellectual history at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.
Columbia College has announced the names of 24 seniors who will be initiated into Phi Beta Kappa, the national honor society, on Friday, January 24.
Dr. George D. Yancopoulos CC’80, GSAS’86, VPS’87, a renowned biotech leader and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals’ co-founder, president and chief scientific officer, was awarded the Alexander Hamilton Medal at the 72nd annual Alexander Hamilton Award Dinner held in the rotunda of Low Library.