Columbia students collaborate with Joe & Bella to develop innovative apparel for older adults experiencing physical and cognitive changes, with the company selecting one piece to produce and sell on their website.
Columbia College Chicago recently launched its Intimacy for Stage and Screen program, an in-depth, year-long graduate certificate program focused on coordination, choreography, and advocacy for intimacy in performance.
Columbia College Chicago Illustration Alum Kaitlyn Beiriger '20 talked to the Chicago Sun-Times about how the pandemic and the Twilight Zone inspired her first mural, titled “Time Piece,” which she painted in August 2021 on Columbia's 1014 S. Michigan Ave. building.
Chicago Magazine interviewed Columbia Associate Professor of Sociology Wilfredo Cruz about his new book, Latinos in Chicago: Quest for a Political Voice, which explores how Latinos have become a political force in the city.
Director Brandon Dermer '08, a Columbia College Chicago alum, joined “Chicago Today” to discuss his journey from Chicago to directing films in Hollywood and his new science-fiction comedy film “I’m Totally Fine.”
Columbia Fine Arts Alum EJ Hill '11 talked to the New York Times about his forthcoming roller coaster-themed exhibition at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (Mass MoCA) titled Brake Run Helix.
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Columbia Journalism Alum Sarah Sinovic '06 has joined ROCKWOOL North America as Director of Public Affairs & Communications. In this role, Sinovic will draw on her experience working with and for elected officials to engage policymakers, journalists, and communities throughout the United States and Canada to advance ROCKWOOL’s efforts to meet critical climate action targets.
Oscar-winning cinematographer and Columbia College Chicago Alum Janusz Kaminski '87 has boarded a new short documentary examining the Ukrainian refugee crisis titled Ukrainians in Exile as executive producer.
Chicago Textile Week founder and Columbia Adjunct Faculty Member Kat Neary talked to Newcity about ways to build support and opportunity within the textile world, the significance of the medium for the city past and present, and Chicago Textile Week serving as a reminder that skills still exist.
Assistant Professor Melissa Gamble, a recent alum, and a current student discuss how Columbia's Fashion Studies department integrates DEI into its courses to positively impact the next generation of fashion professionals and the workplaces they will shape.
Columbia Associate Professor and Director of Academic DEI Jessica Meharry was recently named one of three Inaugural Academic Diversity Officers Fellows for the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE).
Columbia Faculty members Michael "Nance Jordan" Wright and Caro Posse will be Artists in Residence at the University of Central Arkansas. The husband-and-wife team will present a sneak peek of their new film American Parent, inwhich they served as cinematographer and producer, respectively.
Columbia Illustration Alum Nick Drnaso '11 talks to The Guardian about taking graphic novels mainstream, his feelings of imposter syndrome, and processing his darkest childhood memories in his latest book Acting Class.
Columbia College Chicago Professor Adam Brooks' public art project Freedom Wall in River North that lists 69 famous names, including Martin Luther King, Jr. and Ida B. Wells, will soon be less visible by a new building construction.
Photos of Columbia Alum Daniel Sotomayor '80 will be included in the Smithsonian's new exhibit, Presente! A Latino History of the United States. Sotomayor was the first out gay syndicated political cartoonist in the U.S. and a prominent AIDS activist.
Columbia Theatre Alum Mallory Maedke '14, the dance captain for Broadway's Six, subbed in for the role of Jane Seymour hours after the actress who usually performs the role tested positive for Covid-19 at the 75th Tony Awards.
Columbia College Chicago co-hosted "Through the Lens" where WBEZ photojournalist Manuel Martinez sat down this week in conversation with station archivist Justine Tobiasz to discuss how the pandemic and a tumultuous two years have forced him to adapt as a photojournalist and brought fresh considerations to what images will document this moment in our lives.
Columbia College Chicago ASL Department Chair Peter Cook talks to Wine & Spirit Education Trust about creating an accessible space in the wine world for Deaf enthusiasts and professionals and founding the organization “Uncorked Access” as part of that mission.
Columbia College Chicago Photography Adjunct Professor and Alum Colleen Plumb MFA '10 collaborated with writer Katherine Kassouf Cummings on Invisible Visible,a multi-disciplinary project acknowledging the many lives involved in factory farming: the chickens and the workers, together subjected to the suffering created by our industrial food system.
Columbia College Chicago Photography Alum Rashid Johnson '00 talks to Ocula Magazine about the connections between sculpture and film, significant cultural references in his work, the making of his film The Hikers, and the personal and collective aspects that motivate his practice.
Columbia College Chicago Musical Theatre Alum Annabelle Lee Revak '19 wrote the book, music, and lyrics for Notes & Letters, a new production running from May 10 – 28, 2022 at the Richard Christiansen Theater.
The Museum of Contemporary Photography's latest exhibition, Beautiful Diaspora/You Are Not the Lesser Part, is featured on “The Hot List” in the April Issue of Modern Luxury CS. The exhibit runs through June 26.
As part of a panel of leading business and entertainment experts, Karla Fuller and Ron Falzone, both associate professors in Cinema and Television Arts at Columbia College Chicago, answered questions related to the Academy Awards.
WBEZ covers Free Theater, which operated with the support of Columbia College Chicago and was part of a movement of small theater groups that helped expand theater outside the Chicago Loop in the ’60s and ’70s. William Russo, former chair of the Music Department at Columbia, founded and led the program.
Guy Villa, Assistant Professor of Instruction in Columbia College Chicago's Design Department, was named as one of New City's 50 People Who Shape Chicago under the category of Graphic Design and Branding along with his studio partner, Sharon Oiga.
Columbia College Chicago is mentioned for having "various programs that benefit the trans community such as the Trans-Informed Gender Equity Initiative and their LGBTQ+ Office of Culture and Community."
Taking place June 11 on the campus of Columbia College Chicago, the James Beard Media Awards ceremony will be hosted by Lisa Ling, journalist, author, and host and Executive Producer of the new series Take Out on HBO Max. The Media Awards will honor the nation's top cookbook authors, food and beverage broadcast producers, hosts, podcasters, and food journalists.
Melissa Gamble, a professor in Fashion Studies at Columbia, recently published an essay in the University of Pennsylvania Law School’s Regulatory Review,” explaining the Fashion Sustainability and Social Accountability Act—groundbreaking legislation proposed in New York.
In this See Chicago Dance review, the author describes the Dance Center's "The Duet Project: Distance is Malleable," as ranging "from gentle to brutal with overlapping tenderness, urgency, and resilience."
Columbia faculty member and alum Eric May ’75, author of the novel "Bedrock Faith," is one of three featured writers at Elgin Community College's Spring Writing Series, which will take place virtually on Friday, March 17.
Associate Professor of Communication Jackie Spinner writes about the checklist of developmental milestones for infants and young children recently updated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Michelle Duster, faculty member and author of “Ida B. the Queen,” discusses her great-grandmother in a Washington Post Live online event to kick off its Black History Month series about the role Black women have played in the country’s development.
Associate Professor of Communication Jackie Spinner on the impact canceling classes has on students and families amid a rise in coronavirus cases and a standoff between the Chicago Teachers Union, CPS district officials, and the mayor.