This Tuesday, Bill Gates Zoomed with Columbia University students to discuss his new book, answer student questions, and, hopefully, solve climate change.
We’d like to extend some big fat congratulations to Erin Kara, BC ’11, who has just won the Gates scholarship. The Gates Cambridge Scholarship, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, offers full rides to non-UK students for graduate work at the University of Cambridge. The scholarship is awarded based on “intellectual ability, leadership capacity […]
The tech savvy among us need not point out that there is a big difference between robots and just a big pile of machinery. But you’ve got to admit, that is a BIG pile of machinery. Spanning the Lerner East and West Ramp Lounges and spilling across the chasm onto the ramp itself is the […]
Our heartiest congratulations to Emily Rose Jordan, CC ’09, on becoming the second Columbian in two days to win the Gates Cambridge Scholarship. Jordan, who is also a member of Phi Beta Kappa, will pursue a PhD in Experimental Psychology at Cambridge next year. A Chicago native, Jordan studied psychology and anthropology (see, it is […]
Caroline Robertson, CC ’09, has been named a Gates Scholar this year. The Gates Cambridge Scholarship, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, offers full rides to non-UK students for graduate work at the University of Cambridge. The scholarship is awarded based on “intellectual ability, leadership capacity and desire to use their knowledge to […]
While we’re still anticipating who will be speaking at Columbia’s commencement this year, Bwog tipster Julia Kite notifies us that the crimsonites in Cambridge have invited none other than Harvard drop-out/Microsoft mogul Bill Gates to speak on June 7th. On top of that, Billy’s finally getting his diploma too — Harvard is presenting Gates with […]
A few things that Bwog noticed on the Columbia Homepage this morning: – Rich man (Bill Gates) gives another rich man’s (Warren Buffett) money to a third rich man (Jeff Sachs) to, eventually, help poor – Administration puff paper takes note of Bwog idea, interviews faculty bloggers Also, two of our favorite banners from the […]