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Six faculty members promoted to rank of professors

Six faculty members promoted to rank of professors

June 14, 2019

Six former associate professors at Columbia are celebrating their promotions to the rank of professor this summer after nearly a yearlong application process. Promoted were: Paul Catanese in the Art a...

Columbia professor wins five Telly Awards for ‘American Fumble’

Columbia professor wins five Telly Awards for ‘American Fumble’

June 12, 2019

"American Fumble," a made-for-TV movie that tells the story of former athlete R. Jay Soward, recently won five Telly Awards—which honor regional, local and cable TV. Carolina Posse, an assistant ...

The Chronicle’s Fall 2019 registration tracker

The Chronicle’s Fall 2019 registration tracker

June 10, 2019

Columbia is expecting its luck to change after more than five years of enrollment decline. In a May 20 registration report, total enrollment among graduates and undergraduates was down 485 people, compared...

Columbia students finalists in E3 game competition

Columbia students finalists in E3 game competition

June 10, 2019

Recent game design graduate Ja’ire Vaughn travels to Los Angeles with his game this week for the E3 College Game Competition, something that did not seem in arms reach just a few weeks ago. Vaughn,...

CFAC members see balance in new contract, staff feels left out

CFAC members see balance in new contract, staff feels left out

June 6, 2019

  After nearly two years without a labor contract, the new contract for part-time faculty is described by some as “balanced” for the college and union, but by others as “discriminator...

Associate professor to create artwork for new Green Line stop

Associate professor to create artwork for new Green Line stop

June 6, 2019

Associate Professor of Art and Art History and Co-Director of Academic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Folayemi Wilson was chosen to create the art for the new West Side CTA Damen Green Line stop, to be comp...

Faculty, staff expect new provost to put emphasis on communication and trust

Faculty, staff expect new provost to put emphasis on communication and trust

June 3, 2019

With a cape gifted from students at Manifest, incoming Senior Vice President and Provost Marcella David enters the college in the midst of some of its biggest challenges, including years of declining e...

Columbia pays tribute to former Columbia Professor ‘Jammin’ Jim Mitchem

June 1, 2019

Jim Mitchem, former associate professor in the Radio program, passed away in December of 2018. The college paid tribute to his memory and legacy on May 18, by coming together with students, faculty and...

President Kim on weirdos, transparency and the future

President Kim on weirdos, transparency and the future

May 29, 2019

With the start of the 2019–2020 academic year fast approaching, The Chronicle sat down with President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim to discuss where he sees the college’s progress, his thoughts on transparen...

Pulling back the curtain on race, diversity and curriculum in college theatre

Pulling back the curtain on race, diversity and curriculum in college theatre

May 28, 2019

Editor's Note: In April, The Chronicle reported on concerns from students in the Theatre Department about racial insensitivity in the casting and direction of the play "HOME/LAND," which was performed in...

Renegades remain: Columbia sports keep name, change logo

Renegades remain: Columbia sports keep name, change logo

May 26, 2019

When the Renegades first announced its rebranding campaign, not everyone knew what its logo was. Paulina Ryt, a junior graphic design major, said the previous logo was hard to read. The logo featured...

The Chronicle’s 2018–2019 Year in Review

The Chronicle’s 2018–2019 Year in Review

May 24, 2019

      From around the campus to across the city, Columbia's 2018-2019 school year marked many highs and lows for college students and Chicagoans alike. From the acrimonious contract...

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