On Campus

Columbia University has joined 67 of the nation’s most respected colleges and universities in an alliance to substantially expand the number of talented low- and moderate-income students being educated at America’s undergraduate institutions.

Habanero super computer Columbia University

Photo by Dali Plavsic

Deep in the subbasement of the Jerome L. Greene Science Center, the first building on Columbia’s new Manhattanville campus, there is enough computing power to perform 269 trillion mathematical calculations per second.

Columbia Science Dean Peter de Menocal

Columbia oceanographer and paleoclimatologist Peter B. de Menocal, was appointed Dean of Science in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

Japanese-born, Harlem-based visual artist Tomo Mori has turned the Miller Theatre lobby into an immersive landscape, surrounding viewers with a waterfall of designs and digital images.

Columbia University trustees Abigail Black Elbaum, Mark T. Gallogly

The new trustees are Abigail Black Elbaum (left) and Mark. T Gallogly.

Columbia University announced that Abigail Black Elbaum (CC’92, BUS’94) and Mark T. Gallogly (BUS’86) have been elected to its Board of Trustees. Their terms began September 6, 2016.

Columbia University VP of Environmental Stewardship Jessica Prata

Photo by John Pinderhughes

Jessica Prata, assistant vice president of Environmental Stewardship in Facilities and Operations, collaborates with departments across Columbia to help reduce the University’s impact on the environment

Editor's Note: President Lee C. Bollinger delivered this address to incoming first-year undergraduates and their families on Monday, August 29, 2016.

Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies Center, Columbia University
The Center, which focuses on the history, life, religion, and literature of Judaism, has a new space befitting its history in a sunny suite of offices in Kent Hall.
Spring Low Steps

INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, which focuses on inclusion in higher education, has recognized Columbia and President Lee C. Bollinger for the University’s extensive efforts to build a diverse faculty and student body.

Continuing Education Columbia University Dean Jason Wingard
With a B.A. from Stanford, master’s degrees from Emory and Harvard, and a doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania, Jason Wingard is a one man exemplar of the value of professional education.