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‘Birdman’ a soaring comeback for Michael Keaton

‘Birdman’ a soaring comeback for Michael Keaton

November 3, 2014

Everybody loves a great comeback story—stars such as Robert Downey Jr. and Betty White have done just that, disappearing from the spotlight and reemerging in roles that reenergize their careers. Now it...

Office of Development postpones Alumni Weekend

Office of Development postpones Alumni Weekend

September 8, 2014

Despite Columbia’s goal of connecting with alumni, the college has postponed this year’s Alumni Weekend while Jonathan Stern, the new vice president of Development, evaluates the alumni program. The event, which was supposed to take place in late September, consists of a se...

Two Columbia students create video game with positive message

By Ivana Hester

October 7, 2012

Video games are sometimes criticized for obscene or vulgar content, but two Columbia students have created a socially conscious game that encourages players to step outside their comfort zone—literally.“A Fitting” is an interactive video game meant to parallel the real life challenges of people who struggle with societal acceptance, according to creators, Amanda Dittami, interactive arts & media alumna, and Blair Kuhlman, senior IAM major.Dittami ...

Acclaimed alumni to visit Columbia

By Ivana Hester

September 23, 2012

With the fifth annual Alumni Weekend right around the corner Sept. 27–30, students and parents’ will have the opportunity to meet some of Columbia’s successful graduates and former students.Highlighted events include a  Sept. 29 writing panel featuring some of Columbia’s most accomplished alumni. Dino Stamatopoulos, Art Baltazar and Mark Protosevich are all working in careers they dreamt of as kids.Stamatopoulos, k...

Students welcome at Alumni Weekend

By Heather Scroering

September 18, 2011

Columbia will kick off its fifth consecutive Alumni Weekend on Sept. 23–25.Though the weekend is geared mostly toward alumni, there are a few events for current students as well.The three-day weekend is loaded with career workshops and social gatherings for alumni. Among the festivities is the Student & Alumni Luncheon on Sept. 24 at noon on the eighth floor of the 1104 S. Wabash Ave. Building. Students and parents will ...

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