Awards & Milestones

Columbia faculty, students, and staff are on the cutting edge of advancements in all fields and their work is thus justly awarded and recognized.

Below, find recent accomplishments and milestones as well as bi-monthly lists of recent awards.

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Recent Awards & Milestones

Two Columbia professors — a neuroscientist whose work on the visual system could lead to a cure for blindness and a theoretical computer scientist

Columbia University has received nearly three million dollars in grants from The Andre

The Kennedy prize is given annually to a new play or musical that explores U.S.

The Charles and Lynn Zhang Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Branka Arsić was awarded MLA's James Russell Lowell Prize for her book

Urban Design Program Director Kate Orff and Architecture Adjunct Damon Rich won 2017 MacArthur Foundation "genius" grants.

Ivaylo Ivanov, an immunologist at Columbia who studies the role of intestinal bacteria in the body’s immune response, in collaboration with Caltech

Columbia University announced that Alexander "Alex" Navab (CC’87), a partner and former head of the Americas Private Equity business at Kohlberg Kr

Columbia University’s new Center for Veteran Transition and Integration has designed an online course to help veterans transition smoothly from mil

Dana Canedy, a Pulitzer Prize-winning former senior editor at The New York Times, has been named administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes

Columbia University Physics Professor Andrew Millis has been named the 2017 recipient of the Hamburg Prize for Theoretical Physics for his groundbr