United States Capitol Building
All eyes were on Washington as former FBI Director James Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 8.

Editor's Note: This is a transcription of President Lee C. Bollinger's Commencement address to the Class of 2017.

Portrait of Florine Stettheimer

Florine Stettheimer, photograph by Peter A. Juley & Son, c. 1917-20. Image provided by Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC. 

Florine Stettheimer, a renowned New York City-based painter, designer and poet, was a woman ahead of her time. Now, the Jewish Museum in New York City is telling her story in an exhibition, "Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry."
Chevoni White
After almost three years working on Morningside Heights, Sergeant Chevoni White now guards Columbia’s new Manhattanville campus, where she is responsible for patrols that cover the 17 acres from the Studebaker Building to Prentis Hall.
Richard Ford

Photo by Eileen Barroso

After Richard Ford published an essay about his mother in Harper’s Magazine in 1986, he always wanted to write a companion piece about his father. “But my father was dead a long time at that point—he died in 1960 when I was 16— and even before that was never very physically present in my life,” Ford said recently. “The prospect of writing about him always stayed a little bit offshore for me.”

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