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Feminist film festival showcases variety of stories

Feminist film festival showcases variety of stories

May 2, 2016

The First Annual Chicago Feminist Film Festival in 42 years created an opportunity for national and international filmmakers to display work confronting topics not often addressed by mainstream media, su...

Pfleger tells tale of two cities

Pfleger tells tale of two cities

February 8, 2016

If Father Michael Pfleger could hijack a tourist bus to prove that Chicago is a tale of two cities—one where the North Side and Downtown look nothing like the West and the South sides—he would seize the o...

Music professors honored with nominations

Music professors honored with nominations

January 25, 2016

Two members of Columbia’s Music Department are nominees for awards at the 2016 Grammy Awards on Feb. 15.Ilya Levinson, an associate professor in the Music Department and acting coordinator of the Compositi...

College to offer scholarships to unpaid interns

College to offer scholarships to unpaid interns

November 16, 2015

Columbia is encouraging its students to pursue internship opportunities with the launch of its “Columbia Internships Challenge,” which will award a $2,500 scholarship to 140 students with unpaid internshi...

Nonprofit examines mental illness through theater

Nonprofit examines mental illness through theater

November 24, 2014

The impact of mental illness on a family will give audiences food for thought as Erasing the Distance, a Chicago-based arts nonprofit, prepares for its latest production, “Tell Me What You Remember.”The...

Research studies focusing on women should not be sexist

By Copy Chief

September 2, 2014

Women in the sciences have been breaking the glass ceiling wide open since Marie Curie changed medicine forever when she brought her findings about radiation forward 80 years ago, but the scales remain uneven for men and women in the sciences.A study published in the Proceedings of the National Association for the Advancement of the Sciences in August 2012 found academic institutions still prefer hiring males over females. ...

Ward named finalist for national scholar-athlete

By Nader Ihmoud

October 23, 2012

Northwestern Wildcats’ senior offensive lineman Patrick Ward has been chosen as a finalist National Football Foundation National Scholar-Athlete Award.Ward, who has a 3.94 grade point average, is one of 15 student-athletes to be given honor. He spoke to media following practice Oct. 24 about his academic career, and life after football.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oTmG2v_XJvs&feature=share&list=UUqerVuylo788XoxT...

Columbia personnel pursue promotions

By Lisa Schulz

September 2, 2011

Columbia’s newly named department heads and administrators boast impressive resumes as creators of comic books, interactive media, fashion commentary and more.Interim Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs Len Strazewski and Fashion Studies Chair Debra Parr have more than just new titles this year—they have filled newlycreated positions.They are joined by Robin Bargar, who was announced Dean of the School of Media Arts. Vice Pre...

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