Columbia In The News: 2022
Links to external media stories that feature or mention Columbia College Chicago.
- Wine & Spirit Education Trust, May 19, 2022
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.
- Popular Photography, May 19, 2022
The Museum of Contemporary Photography's exhibit Beautiful Diaspora / You Are Not the Lesser Part was featured on Popular Photography's list of shows worth seeing in May and June.
- Chicago Talks, May 19, 2022
Graduating seniors at Columbia College Chicago talk to Chicago Talks about the improving job market.
Invisible Visible: A collaborative work acknowledging the many hidden lives involved in factory farmingOrion Magazine, May 19, 2022
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.
- Ocula Magazine, May 18, 2022
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.
- ABC 7, May 17, 2022
Columbia College Chicago Alum and 2022 honorary degree recipient Danny Fenster '09 talked to ABC 7's Roz Varon.
- Broadway World, May 16, 2022
The cast will feature Columbia College Chicago Theatre Alum Terrence Carey '15.
- Broadway World, May 11, 2022
Columbia College Chicago Musical Theatre Alum Adrian Abel Azevedo ’15 will direct the musical based on the acclaimed hit film. The show runs June 9 - August 7, 2022, at The Chopin Theatre.
- Chicago Tribune, May 06, 2022
Columbia College Chicago alum Naveen D. Chathapuram '00 discusses his directorial debut with the Chicago Tribune.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 05, 2022
Columbia College Chicago alum Frankie Jupiter '10 will be the new morning news co-anchor at WDJT-TV (Channel 58), Milwaukee's CBS affiliate.
‘Everyone failed these young, Black girls’: journalist Jim DeRogatis on his decades-long battle to expose R KellyThe Guardian, May 04, 2022
Columbia College Chicago associate professor Jim DeRogatis discusses his book Soulless: The Case Against R Kelly with The Guardian.
- Variety, Apr 29, 2022
Columbia College Chicago was named one of the top 30 film schools in North America by Variety.
Angel Kristi Williams: From Being Gifted a VHS Camcorder as a Kid to Becoming a Directorial PowerhouseBecause of Them We Can, Apr 27, 2022
Columbia College Chicago CTVA Alum Angel Kristi Williams MFA '15 discusses her journey as a filmmaker.
- Chicago Magazine, Apr 26, 2022
Photographer and Columbia College Chicago professor Paul D’Amato captures the everyday humanity that surrounds Chicago’s second-largest airport.
- Chicago Tribune, Apr 20, 2022
Read Columbia Associate Professor and Creative Writing MFA Program Director Aviya Kushner's essay on Passover meals in the Chicago Tribune.
- Blavity, Apr 19, 2022
Columbia College Chicago is one of the many institutions that keeps students updated on crimes on campus or in surrounding areas.
- See Chicago Dance, Apr 19, 2022
Burnt Out Wife makes its Chicago debut at The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago on April 22.
- LGBTQ Nation, Apr 08, 2022
Columbia College Chicago Theatre and Liberal Education Alum Precious Brady-Davis '13 is running for Chicago’s Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Commission.
- Patch, Apr 05, 2022
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Directing Alum Cody Estle ’11 will direct The Luckiest, premiering at the Raven Theatre on May 5, 2022.
- CEO World Magazine, Apr 05, 2022
Columbia College Chicago's student-run magazine Echo is one of the top 5 college magazines in the world according to CEO World Magazine.
- NBC Chicago, Apr 05, 2022
Reserve your free tickets to The Museum of Contemporary Photography this April.
- Patch, Apr 01, 2022
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.
Mia Park Partners With The Chicago Public Library To Present LET ME TELL YOU: STORIES OF ASIAN AMERICAN AUTHENTICITYBoardway World, Apr 01, 2022Columbia College Chicago Cinema and Television Arts Alum Thavary Krouch MFA '13 will perform in Mia Park's event, LET ME TELL YOU: STORIES OF ASIAN AMERICAN AUTHENTICITY.
- Chicago Tribune, Apr 01, 2022
Beautiful Diaspora/You Are Not the Lesser Part, the Museum of Contemporary Photography's latest exhibition, was named one of 8 things to do in Chicago this week by the Chicago Tribune.
- Modern Luxury CS, Mar 31, 2022
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.
- CBS News, Mar 30, 2022
Watch Columbia College Chicago adjunct professor and great-granddaughter of Ida B. Wells, Michelle Duster, speak after Biden signs an anti-lynching bill.
- wallethub.com, Mar 16, 2022
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.
Chicago-Based Author Carlo Treviso Celebrates His Sicilian Heritage With Debut Historical Thriller Novel: ‘Siciliana’AP News, Mar 17, 2022
Columbia College Chicago Film and Television Alum Carlo Treviso '05 to release debut thriller novel, Siciliana, on March 30, 2022.
- Yahoo News, Apr 18, 2022
Columbia College Chicago student Robert Davison Long was the top recipient in the 2022 NRF Foundation Next Generation Scholarship.
- ABC7 News, Mar 05, 2022
The ABC7 Weekender Report covers the Museum of Contemporary Photography's latest exhibit, "Beautiful Diaspora / You Are Not the Lesser Part," as an event to check out in the city.
- The Whole Story , Mar 10, 2022
Associate Professor of Communication Sharon Bloyd-Peshkin on her approach to gathering student learning outcomes.
- PhotoShelter, Mar 07, 2022
Columbia College Chicago Alum Sarah Sachs '14 shares her experiences as a professional MLB sports photographer.
- International Journalists' Network, Mar 14, 2022
Associate Professor of Communication Jackie Spinner is quoted in this article about how digital tools can enhance or distract from productivity.
Four choreographers in the South Loop Spark Plug prove that Chicago dance post-COVID is not a monolith.See Chicago Dance, Mar 14, 2022
Ellen Chenoweth, director of the Dance Presenting Series at Columbia, shares how the South Loop Spark Plug arts incubation series offers a different take on the post-COVID creative landscape.
- WBEZ, Mar 10, 2022
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.
- Forward, Mar 07, 2022
Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing Aviya Kushner writes about why spelling and translation matter and its political significance.
- Chicago Sun-Times, Mar 09, 2022
The Museum of Contemporary Photography's exhibit, "Beautiful Diaspora / You Are Not the Lesser Part," is among the events featured to check out this week. The exhibit runs through June 26.
- New City, Mar 08, 2022
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.
- 14 East Magazine, Mar 04, 2022
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."
- James Beard Foundation, Mar 03, 2022
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.
Robservations: Fox 32 to air Jennifer Hudson talk show; WLS turns off ‘Lightning Rod’; Library exhibit celebrates women journalistsDaily Herald Presents Rob Feder, Mar 04, 2022
Columbia adjunct faculty member Madhu Krishnamurthy, assistant city editor and diversity editor for the Daily Herald, is among six prominent Chicago area journalists highlighted in new video exhibit.
- Chicago Gallery News, Mar 01, 2022
The "Beautiful Diaspora / You Are Not the Lesser Part," exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Photography's opens March 3.
- Crain's Chicago Business, Mar 02, 2022
The Museum of Contemporary Photography's latest exhibit, “Beautiful Diaspora / You Are Not the Lesser Part,” is featured in the Things to do in Chicago this Weekend Arts and Culture column.
- The Regulatory Review, Feb 28, 2022
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.
Late-Night TV Icon Tom Snyder Gets Documentary Treatment From ‘Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise” Co-Director And Snyder’s DaughterDeadline, Feb 24, 2022
Columbia Cinema and Television Arts Professor Michael Niederman will co-write new documentary about the late Tom Snyder, an icon in late-night television.
- Writing Boots, Feb 23, 2022
Executive Director of the Professional Speechwriters Association David Murray visits Columbia to speak with undergraduate journalism and PR students and reflects on the value of knowing your audience.
Life, death and survival: Beyond performance and into relationship with Eiko Otake’s The Duet Project: Distance is MalleableSee Chicago Dance, Feb 14, 2022
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."
- Daily Herald, Feb 10, 2022
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.
- South Side Weekly, Feb 09, 2022
Columbia Alum Dimitri Moore ’18 in conversation with the South Side Weekly on his path to becoming a newcomer in the Chicago R&B, collaboration and performance scene.
- Who13 Des Moines, Feb 11, 2022
Mark Perlman, faculty member in the Communication Department, shares what’s trending for ads in this year's Super Bowl LVI.
- Washington Post, Feb 10, 2022
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.
Natalie Finfer, aka Fingy, got to be Chicago’s hot new DJ by getting hooked on Spotify — and never reading the instructionsChicago Tribune, Jan 21, 2022
Natalie Finfer, a student in the Audio Arts program, who performs as Fingy, shares her experiences making music and being able to fully engage with the city’s sustainable dance music community.
- Washington Post, Feb 01, 2022
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.
- NewCity, Jan 18, 2022
Art and Art History faculty member Melissa Potter talks about the art and labor of plants.
- Los Angeles Times, Jan 13, 2022
Christian Sprenger's ’07 career in filmmaking and cinematography as well as his upcoming work on 'Station Eleven' is featured.
- WTTW, Jan 10, 2022
Columbia Photography alum Jonathan Castillo MFA '19 tells the story of immigration through the lens of small business owners.
- Washington Post, Jan 06, 2022
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.
- Chicago Tribune, Jan 06, 2022
The “Beautiful Diaspora / You Are Not the Lesser Part” exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP) is featured.
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