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College announces TEDx speakers

College announces TEDx speakers

March 9, 2015

Students interested in using their creative disciplines to create change can learn to do so at the college’s first ever TEDx event, a Columbia student-led,education-themed conference.TEDx Columbia Col...

Tony Trigilio, professor in the Creative Writing Department and director of  the poetry program, will assume the position of interim chair of the department in the fall, replacing current chair Matthew Shenoda, who has held the position since 2013.

Creative Writing announces new interim chair

March 2, 2015

As the search for a permanent chair of the Creative Writing Department continues, interim chair Matthew Shenoda announced he will step down at the end of this semester. Tony Trigilio, a professor in the depa...

Columbia’s Board of Trustees Chairman Richard Kiphart will be interim president and CEO of Lyric Opera until June.       

Chairman takes over as Lyric Opera CEO

March 2, 2015

Richard Kiphart, chairman of the college’s Board of Trustees, is taking center stage as the interim president and CEO of Lyric Opera of Chicago.The Lyric Opera’s former president and CEO Kenneth Pi...

Columbia students, staff ask campus to ‘face’ sexual assault

By Campus Reporter

February 23, 2015

As sexual assault awareness remains a prominent topic on college campuses, Columbia is keeping the conversation going.“Face It,” created by  sophomore art + materials conservation major and President of the Student Government Association Sara Kalinoski, and sophomore art + design student Robin Hopkins, consists of mirrors in the lobbies of multiple campus buildings, including the 600 S. Michigan Ave., 618 S. Michigan Ave., ...

Local artists visited the college Feb. 17 to discuss how to foster a creative community across the city through collaboration at a panel discussion titled “All In: Making Art and Community in Chicago.”  The panel was hosted at Stage Two in the 618 S. Michigan Ave. Building.

Panelists discuss going ‘all in’ within artistic community

February 23, 2015

Local artists from a wide range of disciplines and members of the campus community gathered to discuss the importance of creating art and fostering an artistic community in Chicago.A panel titled “All In:...

Entertainment attorney talks film, fair use

Entertainment attorney talks film, fair use

February 16, 2015

The subject of fair use and how filmmakers can make use of copyrighted material took center stage on Feb. 10 at Film Row Cinema in the 1104 S. Wabash Ave. Building.Michael Donaldson, an acclaimed enter...


Data surge, outages prompt partnership, cost college money

February 2, 2015

Amid the college’s long-touted plan to push classroom content from OASIS to Moodle, a huge  surge in uploads caused the learning management system to crash Jan. 22, prompting some members of the ca...

Tony Merevick

Former student recognized for LGBTQ reporting

February 2, 2015

A Columbia alumnus is creating buzz for his in-depth coverage of LGBTQ news.Tony Merevick, a 2012 journalism alumnus, worked for BuzzFeed from September 2013 to October 2014, where he wrote “A Year La...

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