Cindy del Rosario-Tapan
Executive Director of Communications and Media Relations
Edward W. “Ted” Tayler, the Lionel Trilling Professor in the Humanities Emeritus and special lecturer in English and comparative literature, passed away on April 23. He was 87.
Marcus, former dean and George Delacorte Professor Emeritus in the Humanities, passed away on April 25.
On April 23, students were honored for their leadership and involvement on campus at the 2018 Leadership and Excellence Awards Ceremony.
Columbia College has announced the names of 92 seniors who will be initiated into Phi Beta Kappa, the national honor society, on Tuesday, May 15. The students were chosen by a faculty selection committee of Phi Beta Kappa members based on the breadth, depth and rigor of their academic programs, as well as recommendations from faculty members who have worked closely them.
Columbia Athletics honored New England Patriots owner and graduate Robert K. Kraft CC’63 with a special reunion Saturday morning at Campbell Sports Center. The purpose of the event was to thank Kraft for his continued support with the annual Robert K.Kraft Financial Aid Scholarship that he has provided to countless Columbia football players over the years.
Columbia University today announced that Lisa Carnoy CC’89 and Jonathan Lavine (CC’88) have been elected to serve as the next co-chairs of the University Board of Trustees, beginning in September 2018.
Camille Zimmerman CC’18 has signed a professional contract with the Minnesota Lynx of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA), as announced by the team on Tuesday. Zimmerman will join the reigning WNBA champions at the team's training camp. The Lynx will announce their training camp plans at a later date.
Sam Goldberg CC’18, a sustainable development major from Port Monmouth, N.J., and Hannah Bender CC’18, a biology major from Scarsdale, N.Y., have been named valedictorian and salutatorian respectively, the top academic honors for the Columbia College Class of 2018.