Columbia News

Alumna Receives “Genius” Grant

Labor organizer Ai-jen Poo ‘96CC was one of this year’s honorees for the prestigious MacArthur Foundation award.

Forum Hosts Global Thought Leaders

Columbia University President Bollinger hosts the annual World Leaders Forum, and welcomes Presidents and Prime Ministers from Japan, Poland, Norway and more.

Taking a Spin Through New York City’s History

History Professor Kenneth T. Jackson hosts his annual all-night, 200-person bike ride for students in his History of the City of New York class.

Professor and alumnus Wm. Theodore de Bary receives National Humanities Medal

Wm. Theodore de Bary ’41CC, ’53GSAS, the John Mitchell Mason Professor Emeritus and Provost Emeritus, has been named by President Barack Obama ’83CC as one of 10 recipients of the 2013 National Humanities Medal for his pioneering work in East Asian studies.