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

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

Columbia University opens the first buildings on its new Manhattanville campus.

David Dinkins, New York City’s 106th mayor and now a professor at Columbia University, celebrates his 90th birthday July 10 with a celebration at G

Sarah Cole and Fredrick Harris were appointed divisional deans in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.