Dental Medicine

Victor Lee

Victor Lee was rejected by Columbia twice—once when he applied to the College, and later by the University’s College of Dental Medicine— was before he accepted in 2013. But he says he’s glad it turned out that way.

Sadie and Bessie Delany

Bessie and Sadie, as pictured on the cover of their 1993 book, Having Our Say.

Sadie Delany and her younger sister, Bessie, both earned advanced degrees at Columbia at a time when the University enrolled few students of color and fewer women.

Columbia’s College of Dental Medicine has joined with the National Dental Association to expand programs to schoolchildren in Upper Manhattan this spring. More than 600 children in three public schools will receive dental education as part of the initiative.

Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger and Lee Goldman, dean of the Faculties of Health Sciences and Medicine, announced today that Christian S.