Clueless SEAS Bwogger Skylar Li tries to understand cutting-edge nanomedicine research, nanocrystal TV screens, and who exactly Raman is.
New York City is packed with amazing culture and inspiring art, but sometimes it’s difficult to break the Morningside-bubble and experience it all first-hand. “Where Art Thou” is a weekly guide to interesting and notable
Bwogger Jordan Merrill ventures deep into the fiery pits of the 116 St. subway station to sit down with the famous subway rat affectionately known as Rat. My palms are sweating, a sure and obvious
Bwogger Zach Fisher details his first hand experience of studying on an incline in Lerner, and discusses his confusion at how students can productively study there.
In a university-wide e-mail, PrezBo has announced that Gerald Rosberg will be Columbia’s new Senior Executive Vice President starting July. Who is the Senior Executive Vice President? Well, he is replacing Robert Kasdin, who left the position to go to Johns Hopkins. Kasdin, described by many as the right hand man to PrezBo, had been […]
President Bollinger sent an email to students this afternoon announcing that Senior Executive Vice President Robert Kasdin will be leaving Columbia at the end of June. Kasdin will become the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Johns Hopkins Medicine. Both former Dean Terry Martinez and Dean Kevin Shollenberger left Columbia in the past years […]
Yesterday, PrezBo announced that Low will get a bit more crowded come autumn—a fresh face will fill the newly-created role of Executive Vice President for Student Affairs and report directly to the president. University Senators Akshay Shah, SEAS ’14, and Matthew Chou, CC ’14, note that the creation of this position is essentially a direct […]
The often elusive and multi-faceted Robert Kasdin, Columbia’s Senior Executive Vice President—aka PrezBo’s right-hand man—sent out the following email to members of CU’s administration, shaking up positions and some of the bureaucracy, most notably the Student and Administrative Services division. While these changes have the potential to trim down Columbia’s sprawling bureaucracy by placing a […]
Robert Kasdin, Columbia’s senior executive vice president and PrezBo’s right hand man, just accepted an off-campus internship. Basically. He’ll be co-chairing incoming city comptroller Scott Stringer’s transition team, reports the New York Observer. The team “comprises a swath of the city’s most eminent lawyers, economists, academics, accountants, executives and community leaders”—and Kasdin is the boss […]
Interim Provost John Coatsworth and Senior Executive Vice President Robert Kasdin sent an email a moment ago “to provide basic guidance in recognizing and responding to behavioral warning signs for potential threats to community safety.” Though the incident is not mentioned explicitly, one cannot help but be reminded of the tragic shooting that occurred earlier […]
– Columbia University The Sunday CCSC meeting effectively consisted of one item, and one item only: questioning Senior Executive Vice President Robert Kasdin, Kasdin, who has been described to Bwog by council members as “the man holding the purse strings” and “the damage control guy,” has been PrezBo’s right-hand man going back to Michigan. […]