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Columbia Announces Addition Of A Summer Semester Among COVID-19 Updates

Presidents Bollinger and Beilock updated the Columbia community on possible plans for fall, spring, and summer semesters in an email to students this morning. In an email accidentally sent to Bwog, Columbia said they would not be answering our “reasonable” clarifying questions, leading to larger concerns about administrative transparency.

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Barnard And Columbia Cancel Fall Study Abroad

Barnard Global announced a total cancellation of all study abroad programs for fall 2020 in an email sent to study abroad students on May 12th. Columbia also confirmed the cancellation on May 14th.

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Dean Natalie Friedman To Leave Barnard

Dean Leslie Grinage announced that Deputy Dean of the College Natalie Friedman will be stepping down to take a position at the Posse Foundation, in an email to students on Tuesday morning.

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Student Council Election Results Are In

CCSC’s election results are the first in and largely favor CU on Houseparty!. This post will be updated to reflect the results of other student council elections as they are released.

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Are The Graduate Workers Of Columbia Striking? It’s Complicated

GSSC Bureau Chief Olivia Mitchell gives you a quick guide on the history of the Graduate Workers of Columbia, the rumors of an upcoming strike, and the union’s official stance on the matter.

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Barnard Admissions Is Test Optional For Fall 2021 Admission

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Barnard revisits its policies for SAT and ACT score submission.

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President Bollinger Updates Students, Faculty On State Of 2020-2021 Academic Year

In an email sent this morning, President Bollinger updated members of the Columbia community on the steps he and other administrative staff are taking to prepare for the fall semester.

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Barnard Deputy Dean Alicia Lawrence Has Passed Away

Barnard College President Sian Beilock announced the death of Alicia Lawrence, Deputy Dean of the College and Executive Director of Residential Life and Housing, in an email to students.

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Barnard Summer Programs And Work Exemption Grant

This morning, President Beilock put out a statement saying that summer programs such as the Summer Research Institute (SRI) and all faculty-led off-campus programs have been canceled and Summer Opportunity Programs have been moved online. There will also be a Work Exemption Grant for students who rely on summer income but are unable to work […]

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Columbia And Barnard Professors Named As Guggenheim Fellows

Four Columbia University and two Barnard College professors have been appointed as 2020 Guggenheim fellows. 

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Columbia Gives COVID-19 Updates, Including Student Death And Online Summer Classes

President Bollinger and Beilock reported the first deaths from COVID-19 within the Columbia community, including that of a student, in an email update sent to students this afternoon.

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Former Barnard Faculty Member Tom Waters Has Passed Away

On Saturday, April 4, 2019, Thomas Waters, a former Urban Studies adjunct faculty member at Barnard, passed away. 

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Class Of 2024 Regular Decision Results Have Been Released

Welcome to Columbia and Barnard, Class of 2024!

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Following an unprecedented series of closures, Columbia and Barnard have decided to hold online classes for the remainder of the spring semester.

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The Ivy League Cancels All Spring Athletics In Wake Of COVID-19

As an increasing number of institutions move to virtual courses for the remainder of the academic year, the Ivy League has decided to shut down all athletic programming for this upcoming spring season.

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