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Scholarship Winners Galore

The Henry Luce Foundation and the Kellett Fellowship would like to remind us that we have really intelligent people at this school. Congratulations to Claire Duvallet, SEAS’13, Adam Formica, CC’13, and Gavin McGown, CC’13!  Claire Duvallet is part of the 2013-2014 class of Luce Scholars, and is the first SEAS student to have won. The […]

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Scholarship Reception Doth Approach

This Thursday, the annual Dean’s Scholarship Reception will be held in the Roone Arledge Auditorium in Lerner.  Students with named scholarships are invited to go and meet the donor who named their scholarship.  According to the Columbia website, students are matched with donors based on “intellectual pursuits, extracurricular achievements, hometowns and plans for the future, […]

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John Kluge, CC ’37, Passes Away

John W. Kluge, CC ’37 and a major donor to the University, passed away today. Kluge came to Columbia on scholarship after leaving Germany for America at the age of 16. He went on to become a billionaire primarily in the telecom and media industries. Over his lifetime he made several gifts to Columbia acknowledging […]

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And How Hard Were Your College Apps?

We know that almost all of us had to overcome something to get to Columbia, but let’s be honest: some had to overcome more than others. As the first example of this, the New York Times presents Carrie Montgomery, a new member of the class of 2013, and one of twelve Times scholars this year. […]

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We Can Win at Science (And Math) Too!

The march of scholarships continues. Three Columbia students have received prestigious Goldwater Scholarships, which are awarded yearly to approximately 300 college sophomores and juniors who are seeking a Ph.D in science and/or mathematics. This year’s recepients are Alex Perry CC ’11, Noam Prywes CC ’10, and Arianne Richard CC ’10. Each university is only allowed […]

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Another Gates Scholarship for Columbia

Our heartiest congratulations to Emily Rose Jordan, CC ’09, on becoming the second Columbian in two days to win the Gates Cambridge Scholarship. Jordan, who is also a member of Phi Beta Kappa, will pursue a PhD in Experimental Psychology at Cambridge next year. A Chicago native, Jordan studied psychology and anthropology (see, it is […]

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Gates Scholarship Winner Is a Columbian

Caroline Robertson, CC ’09, has been named a Gates Scholar this year. The Gates Cambridge Scholarship, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, offers full rides to non-UK students for graduate work at the University of Cambridge. The scholarship is awarded based on “intellectual ability, leadership capacity and desire to use their knowledge to […]

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AltSpec: The Onslaught Begins

The thirteens are coming (really, they are), and everyone is taking notice. Thirteens cometh, thirteens goeth: Because without a scholarship, we’re far too expensive. And there’s always those pesky test scores to stop people. And the oh so quotable: Chalfie: “I basically tickle worms.” CU Neurosurgeon Richard Anderson: “Since there are a million different types […]

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Two for the Rhodes

The results are in! Missourian George Olive is running two for two–following up the Marshall–while Political Science Students Association president and Careless Cook Jason Bello brought home the second Rhodes for Columbia, ending a four-year drought. Other finalists included CCSC President Michelle Diamond, Burmactivist Geoff Aung, and the B&W‘s own Paul Barndt (who will always […]

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BU Not-So-Blue?

The College Republicans are up to provocative hijinks, and the media is in an uproar. Another controversy for Alma Mater to be swept under the proverbial rug of genial administrative smiles and cautiously-worded PrezBo emails? Alas, the honor of this scandal belongs to no sons of Knickerbocker, but has been conferred upon intrepid students at none other […]

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On winning and…not

Paul Sonne, Editor in Chief of CPR and Rhodes finalist, almost ended Columbia’s six year losing streak on the Rhodes scholarship this year, (even NYU and Duke scored awards—as if basketball and US News rankings weren’t enough). Luckily, he had already landed the Marshall and its free ride to Oxford, where he’ll be getting a […]

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