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

Asked what makes a good teacher or good student, Molly Murray (CC’94) responds simply, “Curiosity … an openness to new ideas and a willingness to f

Patricia Dailey, an associate professor of English and comparative literature, specializes in medieval literature and critical theory, adapt

As an undergraduate at Purdue University, Brad Garton majored in pharmacy because “growing up in the Midwest, being a musician wasn’t a legi

Physics professor Brian Cole is renowned for Accelerated Physics, his two-semester course for first-year students that covers the usual intr

Great teachers are passionate about the classroom, as evidenced by the 11 faculty members honored this year with Lenfest Distinguished Teaching Awa

Li Feng brings his background as an archaeologist and historian of early China to bear on his teaching, at both the undergraduate and gradua

Columbia’s urban setting is central to Rebecca Kobrin’s teaching and research.

For Souleymane Bachir Diagne, a professor of French and philosophy, teaching is about finding the right balance in the classroom.

A number of years ago, a student reviewing a class taught by Dorothea von Mücke summed up how the professor of Germanic Languages and Litera

Whether she’s teaching an advanced graduate seminar or a beginning undergraduate class, Carol Rovane wants her students to start thinking li

Columbia University and Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith are pleased to announce that Suzan-Lori Parks’ Father Comes Home from the Wars, Parts 1,

WHO SHE IS: Assistant Director for Residential Services, Columbia University Facilities.