Awards & Milestones

Columbia faculty, students, and staff are on the cutting edge of advancements in all fields and their work is fittingly awarded and recognized. Below, find the most recent accomplishments and milestones as well as monthly lists of recent awards.

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Recent Awards & Milestones

Elena Aprile, Joan Birman, Sankar Ghosh, and Robert Jervis were elected by their peers in recognition of their outstanding achievements in research

A group of diverse Columbians join other scholars, artists, scientists, and leaders in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors.

Eight Columbians have been awarded the prestigious fellowships.

Ana Asenjo-Garcia, Jacqueline Austermann, Samory Kpotufe, and Jesse Schreger are early-career scholars considered rising stars in their fields, whi

Chien-Shiung Wu’s pioneering work altered the way scientists view the structure of the universe.

Research on the origins of gold and other heavy metals garners the nation's largest unrestricted scientific prize for young scientists.

The prestigious award supports top-tier researchers at U.S. universities whose work is of strategic importance to the Department of Defense.

Dmitri Basov, Angela M. Christiano, Andrew Millis, Molly Przeworski and Lorraine S.

A group of diverse Columbians join other scholars, artists, scientists and leaders in the public, nonprofit and private sectors.

Adrienne Minh-Châu Lê, the daughter of Vietnamese refugees, is writing a dissertation on the Vietnamese Buddhist anti-war movement.

Four Columbia and two Barnard professors have been awarded the prestigious fellowships.

Seniors Amar Bhardwaj and Young Joon Kim are among 46 American college students from across the country selected this year for the award.