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Biology minors defy art school stereotypes

Biology minors defy art school stereotypes

April 12, 2019

After Mee Na Feng’s classmate at Loyola University Chicago found out about Feng’s background in fiction writing at Columbia, she told Feng it did not make sense for her to be good at both writing and ...

Updated: CFAC members authorize strike, negotiations continue

Updated: CFAC members authorize strike, negotiations continue

April 9, 2019

Members of Columbia's part-time faculty union voted to authorize a strike, unless a contract agreement is reached. Sixty-eight percent of union members voted, with 76% voting in favor of a strike. "With more b...

Mark Rosati out as VP of strategic marketing and communications

Mark Rosati out as VP of strategic marketing and communications

April 9, 2019

Mark Rosati is no longer at the college as the vice president of strategic marketing and communication. Rosati was appointed as the interim successor of Deborah Maue following her departure in Oc...

Student activity fees increased for 2019-2020

Student activity fees increased for 2019-2020

April 8, 2019

Vice President of Student Affairs Sharon Wilson-Taylor announced April 8 that student activity fees would increase for the 2019-2020 academic year to support student organizations, collegewide eve...

Donning of the Kente celebrates black graduates

Donning of the Kente celebrates black graduates

April 5, 2019

During Columbia's inaugural Donning of the Kente Ceremony, black graduates will drape Kente stoles around their necks to signify the achievement of completing their degrees. The Donning of the Kent...

College finds footing in enrollment decline

College finds footing in enrollment decline

April 5, 2019

Enrollment at Columbia is continuing its years-long downward trend with the Spring 2019 semester, according to the college’s Institutional Effectiveness website. But faculty and administrative le...

Alumni footprint on Chicago Comedy Film Festival

Alumni footprint on Chicago Comedy Film Festival

April 5, 2019

From programming to directing, the Columbia community is making a large contribution to the Chicago Comedy Film Festival during its ninth year. As a nonprofit organization, CCFF works to educate and supp...

Columbia students go OFFLINE with new art collective program

Columbia students go OFFLINE with new art collective program

April 5, 2019

Networking is emphasized as an important part of the learning curriculum at Columbia. However, two students felt there was not enough being done to help students showcase their work and connect with others. ...

How Dr. Kim’s salary compares to other schools’ presidents

How Dr. Kim’s salary compares to other schools’ presidents

April 1, 2019

To most Columbia students, President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim's 2016 compensation of $651,091 may seem like an astronomical amount of money, but how does his income compare to those of his peers at other co...

Kim on diversity: ‘What we’re doing here is probably impossible at other institutions’

Kim on diversity: ‘What we’re doing here is probably impossible at other institutions’

March 22, 2019

Before coming to Columbia six years ago, President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim said he did not think having a diverse and inclusive higher education learning environment was possible. But with the 2016 adven...

Student to star in self-written zombie apocalypse film

Student to star in self-written zombie apocalypse film

March 22, 2019

Grace Govostis’ summer vacation in Wisconsin will be a little different than most. Instead of a leisurely retreat in the dairy state, she will be immersed in the ruins of a zombie apocalypse. ...

Editor’s Note: Investment in diverse education necessary for DEI initiatives

Editor’s Note: Investment in diverse education necessary for DEI initiatives

March 22, 2019

As the college is praised for its current diversity and inclusion initiatives at the local and national level, those here on campus are still waiting for holes to be filled. Several Diversity, Equity...

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