Fourteen winners of the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards were announced today by Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. Five of this year’s recipients featured international reporting including stories from CBS News, Current TV, FRONTLINE on PBS and NPR.
Soon after winning the prestigious Kyoto Prize in Arts and Philosophy, University Professor Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak said she would donate the $630,000 cash award that comes with the prize to the foundation she established to support primary education in her native India.
Columbia University Libraries, on behalf of the board of the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History, has announced the five finalist plays for works produced for the first time in 2012.
Once again, Columbia filmmakers dominate the Sundance lineup. This year's festival, which will take place January 17 - 27, 2013 in Park City, Utah, features work by an astounding number of School of the Arts students, alumni and faculty.
Left: Dr. Robert J. Lefkowitz, winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Right: Alvin E. Roth, winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Economics.
Images courtesy of Duke University Photography and Harvard University
Dr. Robert J. Lefkowitz, a graduate of Columbia College and Columbia’s College of Physicians and Surgeons, has won the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. And Alvin E. Roth, a Columbia Engineering alumni, won the 2012 Nobel Prize in Economics.