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

Pardlo won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry this week for his second book of poems, Digest.

Columbia professors in disciplines such as classics, sociology, music and writing were awarded Guggenheim Fellowships for 2015.

Columbia awarded its first Global Freedom of Expression Prizes to courts in Turkey and Zimbabwe and to a U.K.-based legal services organization in

Columbia University’s inaugural Global Freedom of Expression Prizes were awarded on March 11 to the Constitutional Court of Turkey, the Constitutio

Stathis Gourgouris, a professor of classics, English and comparative literature who directs the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society, b

Liza Knapp (GSAS’85), an associate professor of Slavic languages, focuses her teaching and research on 19th century Russian literature, in p

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