Alumni

Lin-Manuel Miranda Receives Kennedy Prize, Views Hamilton Archive
A selection of items from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library's Alexander Hamilton archive is now on view. It includes papers, letters and personal items that figure prominently in the award-winning show.
Double Discovery 50th Anniversary Columbia University
Five decades ago, a pair of Columbia undergraduates recognized striking inequality in access to higher education, so Roger Lehecka and Steven J. Weinberg sought to overcome this divide by exposing local high school students to the rigor of Columbia.
Alexander Hamilton portrait

Dear Alma,
I'm going to see the musical
Hamilton if I can score a ticket. Can you tell me about young Alexander Hamilton’s connection to Columbia?

Columbia at night

Albert Thompson and Carlos Muñoz lived on the same block of West 116th Street and knew each other at Columbia College, overlapping for one year. Now their names jointly grace a new Columbia initiative for future generations of local students.

To officially open the doors of the Columbia Startup Lab, Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger and the deans of Columbia College, Columbia Engineering, Columbia Business School, and the School of International and Public Affairs were joined by City Comptroller Scott M.

Columbia announced today the 31 teams that have been selected to join the Columbia Startup Lab, one of a growing number of university initiatives engaged with New York City’s burgeoning startup sector and dedicated to fostering entrepreneurial talent.

Gilbert and Sullivan. George and Ira Gershwin. Rodgers and Hammerstein. Dorothy Fields and anybody. Let’s not forget Mozart and Lorenzo Da Ponte, who wrote the libretto for Don Giovanni and, much later, became Columbia’s first professor of Italian.

When astronauts go on a mission, they are allowed to take one or two personal items with them. On his first space flight in 2002, Michael Massimino (ENG’84) took a Columbia Engineering School flag.

From left: public health cartoon book used to increase awareness for leishmaniasis; Ahmad Azadi, Andreina Dominguez and Barbara Becker

When Barbara Becker’s strategic communications class decided to help Afghan women and children afflicted with a disfiguring disease, they focused their campaign on another group in the community—the men.

Columbia campus

Four accomplished alumni will be presented with 2013 John Jay Awards for distinguished professional achievement at the annual John Jay Awards Dinner on Wednesday, March 6, at Cipriani 42nd Street.

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