New bwogger Alexandra Tsorvas attended a medical school training event that discussed the unequal power dynamics inherent in doctor-patient relationships and how to mitigate them.
New Staff Writer Anna Eggers attended a book talk by Nicole Fleetwood about her new book Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration sponsored by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Today was Commencement for the entire University, where all graduates were made official and all deans made nerdy inside jokes about their schools. Read on for memorable quotes, pictures, and videos. Remember: tonight the Empire State Building will be lit up Columbia blue and white. And more importantly, Bwog is proud of you. PrezBo: “It […]
Except not the kind with a fun theme/drinking games. According to an email from Provost Coatsworth that was sent to SEAS students yesterday, the obligatory search for an official dean has commenced. While we don’t yet know what this means for Goldean, it turned out well for interim-cum-official Columbia College Deantini. The search party’s timeline is […]
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 […]
We asked, and you answered—with a 90s reference, of course. With 46% of the total votes, Goldean is the official new nickname for interim Dean Goldfarb, to be used henceforth in all Bwog posts and relevant legalese*. No word yet on whether Goldean will embrace his new name, but we’re like 90% sure this makes PrezBo Ash […]