Awards & Milestones

Sarah Stillman MacArthur Genius Grant Winner

Photo courtesy of John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

A New Yorker staff writer, Stillman also teaches and directs the Global Migration Project at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.

Cliff Colnot, distinguished conductor, composer, arranger and educator, is the recipient of the 2016 Ditson Conductor’s Award for the advancement of American music.

From left: Kellie Jones, Sarah Stillman and Claudia Rankine

From left: Kellie Jones, Sarah Stillman and Claudia Rankine

Columbia's MacArthur "Genius Grant" winners join a distinguished group from a variety of fields who received fellowships for creative work that demonstrates notable originality, dedication and self-direction.

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.

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.”

NEW YORK, March 15, 2016 - Columbia University announced today that three acclaimed works will be awarded the 2016 Bancroft Prizes: Border Law: The First Seminole War and American Nationhood by Deborah A.

Columbia faculty Presidential Early Career Awardees

Left: Marcel Agüeros. Right: Antonius Dieker. Photo by Timothy Lee Photographers

Marcel Agüeros, assistant professor of Astronomy, and Antonius “Ton” Dieker, associate professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research and a member of the Data Science I

Pulitzer Prizes Awarded at Columbia University
The Pulitzer Prize Board is launching a series of events all across the United States to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the prizes. Grassroots Pulitzer-themed programs are scheduled throughout 2016. Larger marquee events will be held in four major U.S. cities:
Pulitzer Prize
Online and Print Magazines Are Now Eligible to Enter International Reporting, Criticism and Editorial Cartooning

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Columbia commencement
Columbia University will confer six honorary degrees and recognize the alumni recipient of its University Medal for Excellence at its annual Commencement exercises on Wednesday, May 20.

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