Awards & Milestones

Columbia faculty, students, and staff are on the cutting edge of advancements in all fields and their work is fittingly awarded and recognized. Below, find the most recent accomplishments and milestones as well as monthly lists of recent awards.

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Recent Awards & Milestones

Columbia University Libraries, on behalf of the board of the Edward M.

Dillon Liu, SEAS ’13, just found out that not only has he won a prestigious Marshall Scholarship—he is also the first Columbia Engineering student

Cathy Popkin, the Jesse and George Siegel Professor in the Humanities in the Department of Slavic Languages, was honored this fall for her passion

Last month, in the farm belt of Des Moines, Iowa, the 82-year-old Hillel received the annually awarded $250,000 World Food Prize for his life’s wor

Tiffany Shaw, assistant professor of applied mathematics, has been awarded a Packard Fellowship in Science and Engineering, a prestigious honor giv

Dr. Robert J.

Five members of the Columbia University Medical Center community are among the newly elected members and associates of the Institute of Medicine of

Research on volcanic eruptions and on the structure of abstract graphs have resulted in two Columbia professors being named MacArthur Fellows, the

Columbia University Libraries and Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith are pleased to announce the establishment of a significant theater award, The Edwar