Ask Alma's Owl: When Martin Luther King Jr. Spoke at Columbia

On October 27, 1961, Martin Luther King Jr. addressed a group of students, faculty and members of the community at the McMillan Theatre (now the Miller Theatre) at the invitation of The Columbia Owl, a then-weekly publication of the School of General Studies.


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Comics Exhibition Carries a Wallop

Columbia has surprising, even eye-popping, connections to comic book superheroes. This and much else are evident in a show at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library called “Comics at Columbia: Past, Present, Future,” running through January 23, which shines a spotlight on Columbia’s acquisition of cartoonists’ archives, illustrations, manuscripts and comics.


Rupp Returns: Former President Comes Back to University to Teach Religion

President of the University from 1993 to 2002, George Rupp has returned to campus as a professor to teach two seminars for upper-level undergraduates and graduate students: Religion and International Development the fall semester and Religion and Modern Western Individualism in the spring.