Columbia Students Win First Place in Regionals for National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC), American Advertisement FederationMay 16, 2019
Students head to national finals for second year in a row.
Students head to national finals for second year in a row.
Two teams from Columbia created campaigns and were selected as finalists for the 2019 Young Globals competition, which were developed in Associate Professor Laurence Minsky’s Ad Awards Workshop
Led by faculty member Bill Boris, the student musicians won the “Best Small Combo” award in the undergraduate category.
The students created the game “Kakette Koi Yo” in the Interactive Arts and Media Department’s annual Indie Game Studio capstone and will compete in the finals June 13th.
Williams is among 25 semi-finalists from colleges across the country; Winner will receive $25,000 toward their education.
Co-Director of Academic Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Art and Art History Associate Professor Folayemi Wilson was named the artist for a new CTA station and was awarded a Graham Foundation Grant for her solo exhibition at the Hyde Park Art Center.
Deitra Farr ’81, 2018 Honorary Degree Recipient Mary Mitchell ’91, Jim Williams ’86, and Katherine Davis ’15 discuss their careers with students.
The Academic Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee grows into the DEI Executive Committee and the DEI Advisory Committee.
Erin McCarthy is awarded a National Endowment of the Humanities stipend through the “Making Modernism: Literature and Culture in Chicago, 1893-1955” Summer Institute.
Students from Columbia, one of only four participating U.S. institutions, will study with renowned dancers at the Centre national de la danse in Paris, France this summer.
Art and Art History and Design faculty member Michael K. Paxton will hold a conversation following the screening of the documentary “Work At Hand, Michael K. Paxton,” which chronicles his life as an artist.
Dance faculty member Emma Draves and Columbia alumni map the hours between dusk and dawn in a new dance performance.
The Office of the Provost announced six faculty members achieved the rank of tenure.
Two sister festivals take place on campus the weekend of April 4.
Chen’s presentation was part of a two-day seminar titled “Religion, Ethics, and the Secular in Literature: Intermediality, Intervention, or Conflict of the Faculties?”
The Illustration faculty member’s book, “Bach To The Rescue!!!,” has been named one of Amazon’s Best Books of the Month.
Schimmel’s film, which had its world premiere on March 5, follows the relationship between a well-known musician and an aspiring artist.
In “The Emotional Mind: The Affective Roots of Culture and Cognition,” co-authors Stephen Asma and Rami Gabriel argue that emotions play a leading role in the evolution of the human mind.
Hamerton presented two scholarly papers this winter at the 2019 MLA Conference and the Modern France Workshop at the University of Chicago.
King edited an upcoming volume of the “Journal of Hate Studies” that covers how hate inserted itself into the 2016 US Presidential campaign.
Peter Cook’s “Flying Words Project,” which blends poetry and ASL, was performed in Atlanta.
"The Cultural Production of Intellectual Property Rights: Law, Labor, and the Persistence of Primitive Accumulation" was published by Temple University Press this February.
The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago and alum Vershawn Sanders-Ward’s ’02 Red Clay Dance Company receive 2019 Art Works grants, the NEA’s principal grantmaking program.
Journalism Emeritus Professor named a Fulbright award recipient for her commitment to international study and global perspectives in education.
Wells’ great-granddaughter and Columbia College Chicago faculty member Michelle Duster preserves and shapes history.
Hosted by Lyric and Lecture, this event—a collaboration between faculty members, alumni, and students—will present ideas about the hidden universe within oceans.
Katie Paciga published research in a special issue of the Journal of Literacy and Technology and participated in selecting recipients for the Excellence in Early Learning Digital award.
Art and Art History Associate Professor Paul Catanese will host community workshops and a special performance as Colgate University’s Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation Artist-in-Residence.
Columbia faculty and staff members awarded grants from Academic Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
Columbia students and faculty members collaborate on "Echo Magazine 2018 / The Body Issue," which has received multiple awards.
K-J Mathieson is highlighted for her animation work, including her most recent short, "Corky."
Co-directors Michelle Yates and Susan Kerns will use grant award to help expand the Chicago Feminist Film Festival, now in its fourth year.
Named after Columbia Trustee Madeleine Moore Burrell, the inaugural fellow for 2019 is Kristiana Rae Colón.
Columbia students earned $27,500 in national scholarships for their fashion design, merchandising, and marketing skills.
Along with teaching at Oxford for the 2019-20 academic year, Art and Art History Associate Professor Amy Mooney will also be a Visiting Fellow at Worcester College.
Dartmouth College recognizes the educator, activist, and author with an “Ongoing Achievement Award.”
Alums EJ Hill ’11 and Krista Franklin MFA ’13 receive $25,000 each for their visual art from the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grants.
Reichert Powell replaces Kenneth Daley; Jeff Schiff will serve as interim dean of Graduate Studies.
Students Cassidy Hofschulte, Rhyarna McBride, Kendall McDermott, and Andrea Menendez have won a total of $20K in scholarship money from the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund.
Immersive dance, music, and art networking event included performances by artists Gifted Keys and TStar.
Held on November 30, the Annual Service Award Celebration honors the faculty and staff who have worked at Columbia for five or more years.
History, Humanities, and Social Sciences Associate Professor Carmelo Esterrich’s new book examines a transformative time in the history of Puerto Rico.
English and Creative Writing faculty member Ruben Quesada's book launch event on November 15 features Tara Betts, Kenyatta Rogers '09, and former faculty member T. Clutch Fleischmann.
CNN Chief Photojournalist and National Alumni Board Vice President Jeff Kinney ’87 and Davies ’88 discuss Columbia’s role in Davies’ career.
Leturia’s presentation “Cross Borders and Culture” is part of the three-day event “Un Mundo, Muchas Voces” (One World, Many Voices).
All members of the college community are invited and encouraged to participate in the site visit on Nov. 5-6.
The construction of Columbia's first-ever student center nears completion as a final beam is hoisted into place. On October 15, 2018, the beam was signed by President Kwang-Wu Kim, Board of Trustees Chair Bill Wolf, students, and many more.
Several Columbia alumni and faculty members were honored at Chicago’s top theatre awards, including Theatre alum Caroline Neff ’07 winning the top award Performer in a Principal Role—Play.
The Theatre Reunion Weekend features a special performance of the 2018-19 Mainstage season opener, “The Penelopiad” by Margaret Atwood and directed by AJ Ware ’09.
Senior Associate Provost and Associate Professor of English Suzanne Blum Malley will serve as Columbia's interim senior vice president and provost, effective Jan. 1, 2019.
The Academic Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion office offers an additional Undoing Racism workshop and Unpacking the Undoing Racism follow-up sessions.
Journalism Associate Professor Elio Leturia is nominated for an ALTA Award in the Outstanding Artistic Specialization category for his work in the play "La Muerte y La Doncella".
Congratulations to Alumni Annick Wolkan ’05, Christian Sprenger ’07, Tiffany S. Griffith ’92, Aidy Bryant '09, W. Kamau Bell, and Blake Loughran '18 for their contributions to this year's Emmy Awards.
The Photography Department partners with Heartland Alliance to award the Fellowship in Photographic Arts and Social Issues.
The award is given to one dancer who exhibits "performance excellence and exemplary dedication to the field.”
International conference gathers scholars and industry professionals to explore the state of magazines.
Dance Associate Professor Raquel Monroe and Associate Professor of Art and Art History Folayemi Wilson will co-direct the office.
The distinguished music educator and scholar will begin serving a two-year appointment as interim dean of the School of Fine and Performing Arts.
Alum and former Theatre faculty member David Cromer HDR ’17 directs the musical that has won ten Tony Awards.
Through the grant, Columbia’s Library will engage a dialogue on the American immigrant experience with Edwidge Danticat’s novel "Brother, I’m Dying," with the author visiting in the spring.
Student Patricia Frazier becomes second National Youth Poet Laureate and Chicago's first.
Business and Entrepreneurship faculty member and author Michelle Duster voices the words of her great-grandmother Ida B. Wells in “The Daily” podcast. As part of their ongoing “Overlooked” series, The New York Times published Wells’ obituary more than 85 years after her death.
Columbia students make headlines after winning first and second place at the 2018 National Federation Student Challenge Competition. Video included here.
Waithe is the first African-American woman to win an Emmy for outstanding writing in a comedy series.
The 7th annual juried festival will run November 9-12 and feature more than 40 titles
English and Creative Writing Professor and Dean of Academic Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion published in 'World Literature Today'
The Dance Professor and Dean of the School of Fine and Performing Arts spoke with the Tribune on her current project.
Humanities, History and Social Sciences professor Dominic Pacyga, PhD, will present on the history of Chicago's creative spirit.