Photography Professor Dawoud Bey received a 2017 MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, known as the “Genius Grant.”
Heather Gross ’97 won an Outstanding Sound Editing Emmy for her work as foley editor on HBO series The Night Of.
Columbia student Rachel Radulescu received the Neiman Marcus Distinguished Designer Award at the 2018 Driehaus Awards for Fashion Excellence.
Tiffany Griffith ’92 won an Emmy for Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series for her role as dialogue editor on Stranger Things.
Lena Waithe ’06 earned the Emmy for Comedy Writing for a Television Series for Master of None, becoming the first African-American woman to win the award. TIME named her among the 100 most influential people of 2018.
Dan Kenyon ’10 won an Emmy for Outstanding Sound Editing for Nonfiction Programming for The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years.
Columbia student Lindsay Holeso earned first place at the 2018 Driehaus Awards for Fashion Excellence.
Alex Fruchter, Business and Entrepreneurship assistant professor and producer, was recently named one of Chicago Tribune’s “Chicago Artists of the Year.”
Columbia was named as one of Variety's Top 30 Stellar Film Schools in 2017.