A completely understandable snafu in trying to manage the logistics of sending hundreds of students around the world some plastic tubes? Or a coverup?
While campus is closed for the semester, the Milstein Center and their Teaching and Learning Centers have been working to provide online support and resources for students on their semester away. Most are providing events,
First-year Panu Hejmadi gives new students an in-depth, articulate tour of Barnard College as the most reliable tour guide that has ever been on Barnard’s campus. After all, there is nothing more objective than a
On Wednesday, September 16, noted author and feminist scholar Roxane Gay addressed the Barnard community, in the first of three lectures in the new “Big Problems: Making Sense of 2020” series.
Bwog’s been thinking a lot about deans lately. Walking around campus and looking at signs on doors and titles on emails, we realized that you can’t throw a rock on this campus without hitting a dean. So we sent Senior Staff Writer and Community fanatic Alexander Pines to find out exactly how many deans we […]
Around this time last year, Bwog brought the class of 2016 up to date on their Deans. While much of that information is still relevant, the class of 2017 would do well to heed some more recent developments in Columbia’s Deanosphere: the departure of campus celebrity Ke$ho and the thrilling conclusion to Feniosky Peña-Mora’s tumultuous […]
According to the Morningside Post, sources in the administration have confirmed that Merit Janow, a professor in the practice of international economic law and international affairs since the fall of 1994, will soon become SIPA’s new dean. She will replace interim dean Robert Lieberman, who will be leaving Columbia University on June 30 to assume […]
Columbia’s convoluted administrative structure has undergone some major changes in the past year. To bring our freshest batch of freshpeople up to date, we’ve prepared this handy hyperlink guide to the major events surrounding the appointments of two of the most important administrators of the undergraduate community: James Valentini (Deantini), Dean of Columbia College; and Donald […]
While we undergrads have been sunning ourselves and relaxing—read: feverishly catching up on the TV we missed during finals in a dark room, breaking only to snack—our profs and deans have been keeping busy, as usual. Read on to find out what they’ve been doing/saying/writing… Making Headlines Admiral Eric Olson, who played a pretty big […]
The school year might be over as far as final exams and cat-naps in Butler go, but as we learned last summer, there’s never a dull moment for the admin. As SEAS seniors and their Dean get ready to tear up South Lawn, their student council remind us that there’s more to the story, with […]
So tomorrow, our women’s basketball team is facing off against Harvard. In case you were planning on trying to squeeze onto those crowded bleachers for some Division I action, you can eat pizza beforehand for no money. After all, nothing goes with not playing sports like vegging out. Here’s the deal: Deans Shollenberger and Martinez […]
More boring-but-sorta-important administration news: PrezBo just sent word that Carlos J. Alonso, interim dean of GSAS since last September, will take on that position full time. Full email from ‘Bo below. Also, apparently, “Arts and Sciences always have been, and remain, central to our academic calling of pursuing answers.” So there’s that. Dear Fellow Members […]
Sean Zimmermann reports from last night’s ESC meeting. Theresa Martinez, Dean of Community and Multicultural Affairs, spoke at last night’s Engineering Student Council meeting. She was hired last year to help foster a greater sense of Columbia University community. Dean Martinez explained that she is currently working on the open housing policy, the CUEMS proposal, […]