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The Double Discovery Center, a Columbia College program that works to foster college matriculation for low-income and first-generation middle and high school students in New York City, will be renamed The Roger Lehecka Double Discovery Center.
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.

Every year Columbia Dining hosts a Thanksgiving feast for 1,000 students who do not go home for the holiday, but can still celebrate with their Columbia family.

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.

Pictured: Founder of Double Discover Center Roger Lehecka, new Executive Director Joseph Ayala, and student Jonathan Mangual. Photo credit: Bruce Gilbert.

Columbia College announced today the appointment of Joseph Ayala as the new Executive Director of its Double Discovery Center, a Columbia College program that works to enhance higher education opportunities for local low-income and first-generation youth and adults between the ages of 12 a

A tweet quoting Gareth Williams, Violin Family Professor of Classics and chair of Lit Hum.

Thucydides and Twitter are not an obvious pair. Classic authors and digital technology nevertheless clicked at an April celebration marking the 75th anniversary of the undergraduate Core Curriculum course, Literature Humanities.

Shaw is a pre-med student and an intern at the extended care facility for the terminally and chronically ill.

The aging and frail nun, a resident at the Terence Cardinal Cooke Health Care Center on Fifth Avenue, was quickly declining.

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.

Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger issued the following statement today celebrating the life of Arthur Ochs "Punch" Sulzberger:

he search committee for the Dean of Columbia College has concluded its work. After considering a long list of nominations and interviewing four candidates over several days, we recommended to President Bollinger that he appoint Interim Dean Jim Valentini to the position.

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