The Robert D.L. Gardiner Foundation has donated $3 million to the Faculty of Arts and Sciences to establish the Robert Gardiner-Kenneth T. Jackson Professorship in the Department of History.

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John Mauceri, distinguished conductor, producer, educator and writer, is the recipient of the 2015 Ditson Conductor’s Award for the advancement of American music, Columbia University has announced.

Lin-Manuel Miranda Receives Kennedy Prize, Views Hamilton Archive

Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of the Broadway musical Hamilton views artifacts of Alexander Hamilton's life from Columbia Libraries' Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Photo by Eileen Barroso

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the composer, lyricist, writer and star of the hit Broadway musical "Hamilton," came to Columbia April 7 to receive the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History.
2016 Columbia Guggenheim Fellows

Columbia University professors Adam Kirsch (left) and Peter Bearman.

Two Columbia faculty members won prestigious Guggenheim Fellowships, which are awarded to mid-career scholars and scientists whose work demonstrates “prior achievement and exceptional promise.”
How do you make sure aging bridges that are vital links in the city’s transportation network are safe or keep the city’s sewer system from breaking down? These are among the questions that occupy Andrew Smyth and Patricia Culligan.