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 University congratulates Hartman, Professor of English and Comparative Literature, on this prestigious recognition, as well as two alumni recip

The Columbia-Harlem Small Business Development Center (SBDC) celebrated its 10th year anniversary supporting entrepreneurship in Harlem at the Lenf

Hundreds gathered at Columbia University for the 2019 Pulitzer Prizes award luncheon.

Mabel O. Wilson and Mario Gooden are honored for their work exploring the African diaspora.

Years before Alex Halliday joined Columbia’s Earth Institute as its director, he was changing the field of geochemistry.

Brian Metzger, an associate professor of astrophysics, has won a 2019 Breakthrough New Horizons in Physics Prize for pioneering predictions of the

Rafael Yuste, a professor of Biological Sciences at Columbia University, has been awarded the Eliasson

Raju Tomer has won a NIH Director’s New Innovator Award, for his pioneering work in developing new technologies for high-resolution mapping of brai

Columbia alumnus Arthur Ashkin (CC 1947) has won the Nobel Prize in Physics for his groundbreaking research in laser physics.

Elena Aprile, a physics professor at Columbia who is leading the world’s most sensitive search yet for dark matter, will receive the American Astro

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