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Professor named MacArthur Fellow

Professor named MacArthur Fellow

October 23, 2017

Dawoud Bey, professor in the Photography Department, has been named a 2017 MacArthur Fellow for his photographic work. The MacArthur Foundation awards the fellowship to individuals who possess cre...

Disability Summit sets sights on workplace inclusion

Disability Summit sets sights on workplace inclusion

November 23, 2015

A partnership between the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Foundation and ADA 25 spawned the city’s first Disability Inclusion Opportunity Summit, held Nov. 16–17 at the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Buil...

Professor receives Chicago Public Library Award

Professor receives Chicago Public Library Award

By Campus Reporter

October 26, 2015

Eric May, an associate professor in the Creative Writing Department, received the 21st Century Award, presented by the Chicago Public Library and the Chicago Public Library Foundation. May received his awar...

‘Deal With It’ brings cards back to the table

‘Deal With It’ brings cards back to the table

October 19, 2015

Cards Against Humanity, the popular Chicago-based card game played by college students and millennials, now has a rival in a new card game called Deal With It, which is rising in popularity.To play Deal With...

Red Line getting new comical advertisements

By Mick Swasko MCT Newswire

September 15, 2014

Riders on the Chicago Transit Authority Red Line are one step closer to seeing advertisements that feature pictures of goats and facts about squirrels. The Chicago Transit Project—the brainchild of Chicago comedian Ben Larrison—received full funding on his Kickstarter campaign that began on Sept. 5 and closed at 6 p.m. Sept. 10. The project aims to place roughly 100 quirky advertisements on Red Line trains with such z...

Rodriguez represents Columbia in New York

Rodriguez represents Columbia in New York

February 3, 2014

After learning she was the only Columbia student accepted into the American Advertising Federation Most Promising Minority Students program, senior marketing communications major Janet Rodriguez created the hashtag #DrivenB...

LGBTQ students speak out

By Katy Nielsen

October 17, 2010

Coming out is a lifelong process author Daniel Allen Cox knows a lot about.More than 30 people showed up at the Multicultural Affairs Center, 618 S. Michigan Ave. Building, on Oct. 11 to support National Coming Out Day and meet Cox, who led the discussion and read an excerpt from his most recent novel “Krakow Melt.”National Coming Out Day was founded in 1988 by LGBT activists Robert Eichberg and Jean O’Leary.“It is also O...

Library expansion put on hold

By DerekKucynda

September 10, 2009

After discovering structural problems at the South Campus Building, 624 S. Michigan Ave., Columbia’s library has shifted a portion of its book collection to a remote location.With approximately 13,000 books added each year, the library currently holds about 270,000 books in its collection. After possibilities were researched and explored for the expansion of the library, the Office of Campus Environment learned that the...

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