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Faculty Senate met Nov. 11 to discuss how to support students struggling with election outcomes and progress made on the Graduate School proposal.

Senators discuss politics in classrooms, graduate school progress

November 14, 2016

Columbia’s Faculty Senate met for the first time following the presidential election, at which  the top of the agenda was how the college will support students struggling with the results. Greg Foster-Rice, Faculty Senate president and associate professor in the Photography Depa...

Astronomer ties art inspiration to cosmological data

By Campus Reporter

September 26, 2016

An immense telescope being built in the Cerro Pachón Mountains of Chile, which will house the world’s largest digital camera and gather about 20 terabytes of data per night, was the subject of a colloquium arranged by the Science & Mathematics Department Sept. 21.The main functions of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope outlined in the presentation, held at the Ferguson Auditorium in the 600 S. Michigan Ave. Buildi...

Let’s all go to the movies: A look at the 51st Chicago International Film Festival

By Jeremy Freeman Contributing Writer

October 27, 2015

The 51st annual Chicago International Film Festival, which presents more than 150 films from 50 countries, is running daily through Oct. 29 at AMC River East 21, 322 E. Illinois St. in the heart of the Loop.When people think of the phrase “film festivals,” four events come to mind; Cannes, Sundance, Venice and the Toronto International, but the Chicago International Film Festival is different from the hundreds of other film festiva...

The Taste reflects Chicago diversity through food.  

Taste of Chicago back in the black following 2014 loss

October 12, 2015

The Taste of Chicago has made a financial comeback this year after loosing money three out of the  last four years. In an Oct. 5 City of Chicago press release, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sp...

Nelson Algren

Neglected author takes ‘A Walk on the Wild Side’ onto the silver screen

October 13, 2014

A documentary about the obscure and unsung Chicago author Nelson Algren is making its world debut Oct. 14 at the 50th annual Chicago International Film Festival.The film, “Algren,” was written and d...

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