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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 and students brought up key issues for the Memo to the Mayor discussion, held at the 600 S. Michigan Ave. Building.

Columbia puts memo to Mayor-elect Lightfoot ‘on the table’

May 17, 2019

Raquel Monroe, co-director of academic diversity, equity and inclusion, pointed to everyone sitting around her and said they were all sitting at the table because they were leaders. A group of 17 Columbia...

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...

Television Department chair steps down

By Arabella Breck

April 27, 2015

After serving as the Television Department chair for 15 years, Michael Niederman will step down from his role at the end of the semester.“Contrary to the rumors, I am neither dying nor retiring [from Columbia],” Niederman said. Niederman will return as a full-time faculty member in the Fall 2016 Semester.Before becoming the chair of the department, Niederman worked at the college for 15 years as a faculty member. He said he ...

‘The Chicago 77’ puts Chicago neighborhoods on the page

Chicago 77

By Sadie Miller

April 6, 2015

Four local artists spent the last year collaborating on one poem, “The Chicago 77,” which was commissioned by the Poetry Foundation to capture the personality of each of the city’s 77 neighborhoo...

Mary C. Curtis shares experience, advice during Creative Nonfiction week

By Contributing Writer

November 14, 2012

Julia Halpin, Contributing WriterWith race and politics at the forefront of America’s mind, award-winning journalist Mary C. Curtis spoke Nov. 8 to Columbia faculty and students on the important role of race, culture and politics in journalism today.As part of the college’s Creative Nonfiction week, Curtis spoke about her career as a journalist and her recent coverage of the presidential election. Writing for publications ...

Prolific Faculty Cuts Loose

By Alexandra Kukulka

November 28, 2011

“When I am working in the field” is a statement that many Columbia students hear in their classrooms while teachers draw on their professional experiences. Many students would view having a professor who is still actively working in the field as beneficial.As reported by The Chronicle on Nov. 7, most faculty members have not received salary raises this year, which some say has caused a decrease in morale.Never-the-less,...

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