On Wednesday, February 24, the Columbia University School of the Arts held a dialogue with writer and cultural critic Lewis Hyde.
Staff Writer Jeff Davis has collected some of the more unusual and eccentric sign-offs from professors in order to add a little extra oomph to your next email.
On Thursday, February 25th, the Columbia Union for Postdoctoral Workers held a rally on Low Steps and announced that they will strike on March 15 if their demands are not met.
This Tuesday, Bill Gates Zoomed with Columbia University students to discuss his new book, answer student questions, and, hopefully, solve climate change.
This year’s commencement ceremony will be completely virtual, per an announcement today. It will occur on April 30, with degrees awarded between April and June.
On Monday, Columbia’s COVID-19 vaccine symposium kicked off with a press conference featuring Dr. Anthony Fauci, Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, Dr. Nancy Messonnier, and President Bollinger. Deputy Events Editor Grace Fitzgerald-Diaz and Daily Editor Henry Astor
We all have guilty pleasures and sometimes that guilty pleasure is the only reason we run to 8:40 lectures. Bwog Finance takes a stab at the pros and cons of having hot professors. Benefit: Your attendance is impeccable. You always go to class and you’re extremely punctual. Cost: You can never pay attention in class. Instead, you count […]
Since the Eye doesn’t have comment threads, feel free to shout out/nominate/disagree here intead Can we please not hear “Dave Eisenbach” and “sex” in the same sentence ever again Choose-your-own mad libs If all it took was “love and prayer” to make a good omelet… A failure of fairnesss?
Andrew Delbanco, Columbia’s favorite English professor and just about everybody’s favorite social critic, has put down his more customary meditations on Melville, Lincoln and the like and instead pens his reflections on this year’s election in the current issue of The New York Review of Books. Although he focuses on what he calls the “race […]
This week’s New York Times Magazine features a bunch of professors dressed up in really expensive clothing. Why? “These professors make academia look good,” was the explanation proffered. Anyway, naturally this thing is called “Class Acts” and as you can imagine, it is wonderful. Plus, one of the models is Columbia’s own anthropology professor Michael […]
Bwog contributor Ashley Nin took some time to compile the favorite jokes of a few professors. Hey, they’re not paid for their senses of humor… James Crapotta, Department of Spanish and Latin American Cultures, Barnard A Mexican crosses the border to Texas, hoping to purchase a pair of socks. He goes into the first store […]
So, the folks at Gothamist have brought this picture (via flickr) to our attention. According to the information on flickr, this dude is a professor, and he’s standing in the tunnels, our tunnels. Does anyone know his name? Maybe we could send him in as a post-deadline entry to the IvyGate hot prof contest.
You know it’s true: your professors are hot. Well, maybe not all of them. But, if like most of the rest of us, you’ve ever been sitting in class and were suddenly overwhelmed by the desire to have Molly Murray or Anders Stephanson come out from behind the lectern and give you a private tour […]