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Wabash Arts Corridor Crawl Heats Up with Major New Installations and “Columbia Weekend” Extravaganza

For the first time at Columbia College Chicago, the WAC Crawl has aligned its annual fest around what’s being called “Columbia Weekend,” a two-day celebration of the college’s extended network with Alumni and Parent Weekend.

Acclaimed Writer Aleksandar Hemon Joins Columbia College Chicago as First Distinguished Writer-in-Residence

MacArthur Foundation Fellow (“genius” grant recipient), Guggenheim Fellow and National Book Award Finalist begins three-year residency.

“Big Chicago” First-Semester Experience Makes Big Connections

New pilot program brings ambitious, engaging ideas rooted in Chicago, paired with immersive experience.

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DEPS Introduces Summer Alumni Residency Program

The Department of Exhibition and Performance Spaces introduces first ever Summer Alumni Residency Program


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President Kim Honored at 2015 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White honored Columbia College Chicago’s president, Dr. Kwang-Wu Kim at the office’s 2015 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration at the James R. Thompson Center.


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Columbia College Chicago Launches New Reading Series with Award-Winning Poets and Writers

Department of Creative Writing Fall 2015 Reading Series


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