Fourteen winners of the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards were announced today by Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. Four awards will be given for breaking news coverage including reporting by CBS News, KSHB-TV, Kansas City, NBC News and WBZ-TV, Boston.
The University Lecture, Fall 2013, hosted by President Lee C. Bollinger and Provost John H. Coatsworth, will feature Snakes, Lizards, and Manuscripts: Humanists in the Laboratory by Pamela H. Smith. Exploring the divide between the natural sciences and the arts and humanities, the lecture will examine early modern origins of nature and how our own understanding of science, art and scholarship has evolved over time.
Katherine Boo, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist, and Gail Collins, an Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times, have been elected to the Pulitzer Prize Board, Columbia University announced today.