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Early student center construction displaces Papermaker's Garden

Early student center construction displaces Papermaker’s Garden

August 8, 2017

Melissa Potter, an associate professor in the Art and Art History Department, arrived at the Papermaker’s Garden July 20 to meet a local artist whose work she planned to host there at an upc...

Democratic Gubernatorial candidate draws Speaker Madigan, Lord Voldermort parallel

By Eric Bradach

August 7, 2017

Illinois has a problem lurking in the shadows, and there is a parallel between him and a famous fantasy novel villain, said state Rep. Scott Drury, D-Highwood.In an eight-member candidate field vying for the Democratic nomination to challenge incumbent Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner, Drury laid out his “blueprint to build the foundation for Illinois’ future” at an Aug. 3 press conference in Lincoln Park. Called Rebuild Illinois...

The Art Institute of Chicago was named the no. 1 museum in the world by TripAdvisor on the site's second–annual Traveler's Choice Awards list. 

Art Institute named top museum by TripAdvisor

September 29, 2014

On Sept. 16, the Art Institute of Chicago was named the No. 1 museumin the world by popular travel site TripAdvisor as part of its annualTraveler’s Choice Awards.Kevin Carter, senior public relations manag...

The Student Veteran Society and the Student Programming Board hosted “Together We Remember,” an open-mic event in the Papermaker’s Garden, 754 S. Wabash Ave., that invited the college’s veterans to commemorate the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Few students turn out for 9/11 commemoration

September 15, 2014

“Never Forget,” a term often used when discussing the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, that claimed the lives of more than 3,000 people and led to years of military engagement in Iraq and Afgha...

Jamie Weaver, a graduate interdisciplinary book & paper arts student, will leave for Romania in October to teach English on a Fulbright Research Fellowship she was awarded on March 17.

Graduate student receives Fulbright to teach in Romania

April 7, 2014

Jamie Weaver, a graduate interdisciplinary book & paper arts student, received a Fulbright Research Fellowship March 17 and will leave in October to teach English in Romania. The Fulbrigh...

Hilton partnership furthers Wabash Arts Corridor

By Tyler Eagle

January 28, 2013

Columbia and Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave., have partnered to display student art on the back of the hotel.The partnership is part of the Wabash Arts Corridor project, an initiative dedicated to transforming the seven blocks worth of buildings on South Wabash Avenue, between Congress Parkway and Roosevelt Road, into a gallery of student work, according to Mark Kelly, vice president of Student Affairs.Kelly said he select...

Academic Affairs phases out Columbia Press

By Tatiana Walk-Morris

January 26, 2013

The Academic Affairs office will phase out the Columbia College Chicago Press “after careful consideration,” according to Louise Love, interim provost and vice president of Academic Affairs.The Press, located in the Wabash Campus building, 623 S. Wabash Ave., will be removed by the end of the calendar year because it has been operating at a financial loss for the past five years, Love said.The decision to phase out the P...

Columbia participates in ‘Tartan Arts in the Avenue’

By Ivana Hester

October 1, 2012

Colossal golf balls served as canvases for several Columbia students, alumni, faculty and staff members whose artwork is displayed on Michigan Avenue in conjunction with the 2012 Ryder Cup, an international golf tournament played Sept. 25–30 in Medinah, Ill.The exhibition, “Tartan Art on the Avenue,” began Sept. 15 as part of a larger campaign developed by the Ronald McDonald House Charities and the Illinois PGA Found...

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