Dean Grinage announced new Fall 2021 on-campus policies, including COVID protocols, an orientation for all new and returning students, and move-in details for all classes.
Ann Thornton, University Librarian, announced that all library locations will reopen at full capacity in time for the next academic year.
Interim Provost Ira Katznelson and University COVID Director Donna Lynne announced updates to the University’s campus and health-related policies as COVID-19 restrictions loosen through a phased approach.
Columbia administrators, including President Lee C. Bollinger, are deliberating on increasing student enrollment in CC and SEAS. The undergraduate student body has not been informed nor asked for input regarding these considerations.
Columbia University Registrar Barry Kane informed the student body that all Fall classes are expected to return to full capacity in-person instruction with no social distancing required in an email tonight.
Columbia announced that all students must submit their vaccine documentation no later than August 2, in preparation for the fall semester, according to an email sent earlier this morning by Columbia Health Senior Vice President
After being on pause for about a year due to the pandemic, sports are back in the form of phased activity with athletes training on campus hopeful for the upcoming academic year.
Dean Kromm confirmed the return of all students to campus for the fall 2021 semester in an email to CC and SEAS students this afternoon.
Bwog’s lifeblood is institutional memory. Britt Fossum delved into the archives of the RBML just in time for #tbt. This week’s edition just kind of happened by accident. One of the boxes of historical photographs of Columbia in the rare books and manuscript library is labelled simply Columbia: Traditions. Within this box were pictures of […]
Bwog Editor Alexandra Svokos is tired of hearing the word “wellness.” This past Sunday, the Student Wellness Project hosted their second Wellness Summit from 1-4 pm in the Diana. I left this summit far more stressed than I had been before I walked in. I was agitated following the discussions, having been pounded with a […]
This just in, over the American Studies majors listserv: next semester, Foner is teaching Reconstruction “for the very last time,” ending one of Columbia’s biggest academic institutions. The announcement comes just in time for registration at the beginning of next week. Hop to it, kids. Update, 9:40 p.m.: Professor Foner got back to Bwog with […]
This week in The Atlantic, Columbia’s own football player Chad Washington, CC’15, was heavily featured in an article on the need for more safety measures in football—especially when it comes to head injuries. In the article, he describes heavy hits he’s taken, including a concussion Washington obtained during his high school career. Washington also explains why he […]
With all this talk of USenate elections, Bwog’s been fielding the same question: so what exactly is the University Senate…? To that, Bwog groans and rolls our eyes: we’ve gone over this already!! To that end, we’re reposting an interview from last month with Jared Odessky, CC’15, about the Senate, just in time for you to […]
So this happened in Time Magazine. Welcome to the party, Time. You’re a little late. However belated, the homage to squirrels on undergrad campuses brought fond memories of Bwog’s own joyous, complicated relationship with the omnivorous rodents. Love them, hate them, or don’t particularly care at all, here’s a brief history of Columbia, the Sciuridae, […]