In a close vote, graduate student workers have decided against the proposed contract from the bargaining committee and the University.
Bwog surveyed students across the four undergraduate colleges to better understand the impacts of the GWC-UAW strike on their academic and emotional wellbeing.
Bright and early this morning, GS-ers took their turn at graduating on campus. Led by a band playing hits like “Down By The Riverside,” the group of about 450 graduates walked to their seats. Throughout the ceremony, an early morning fog gave way to a beautiful sunlit day, no doubt a sign of prosperity and […]
Yesterday afternoon and what turned into evening the Barnard Class of 2013 made it across the stage at Radio City Music Hall, and pranced out into the pouring rain with pride. This year’s ceremony was no last year, if for no other reason than that graduates assembled after 5:30 in the morning. Resilient in the […]
Columbia has just sent a press release announcing the list of honorary doctorates from the class of 2013. The University Medal of Excellence went to Alicia Abella, advocate for women’s and minority education in Science and Engineering. Stanley Falkow, prominent bacteriologist, and Zena Stein, researcher on child development, famine, and more, have been awarded Doctorates of […]
In an email sent out to Barnard students, DSpar announced that this year’s commencement, on May 19, will be held at Radio City Music Hall as opposed Columbia’s campus, where it typically happens. The short email explained that there will be a Baccalaureate Service at St. Paul’s Chapel and academic receptions at Barnard. There will be […]
In an (extremely) early decision, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences has decided on their speakers for their convocation this upcoming May. Sebastian Thrun–Google VP and head of the Google X lab–will be speaking at the Ph.D. ceremony and Terry Plank, Ph.D’93–geochemist at Lamont-Doherty and 2012 recipient of a MacArthur “genius grant”–will be speaking at […]