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
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
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
Columbia University has received nearly three million dollars in grants from The Andre
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