AltSpec: Awards, Nominations, and Firsts!
Written by Bwog Staff
The architecture firm behind the new geochemistry building at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory has won three design awards at the 2009 Sustainable Design Awards (building pictured at right).
Xerox’s new CEO, the first African American women CEO of a Fortune 500 company, is also a Columbia graduate. Her degree? Master’s in engineering.
Three more Columbia faculty members have been named to the National Academy of Sciences.
Obama nominates a Mailman School professor to a Health and Human Services post.
Perhaps this will help him get an award: a Columbia pre-med student is featured in a Times article about web sites for cramming.