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.
Hungry Columbians, your dinner prayers are answered: the Civic Engagement Networking Night event tonight from 7 to 9 pm in the Diana Center promises free food. No word yet on the specifics but one source claims said food will be “delicious.” The suggested attire for the event is business casual, so plan accordingly. Here’s the specific […]
If you wandered past Barnard’s new Events Oval last night, the first thing you might have noticed at the Meal Plan Forum, even before the presence of the forty or so mostly angry attendees, would have been the two tables of catered food. Ironic, yes, but it did placate the hordes of meal plan-protesters, at […]
Barnard ladies were treated to much more than their daily Anna Quindlen dose today at the Diana’s ribbon-cutting ceremony: it rained berets! Each class was treated to a beret in their own class color. So some people got green berets, and other people got red berets, and alumni got knitted berets, because they are old! […]
Bwog welcomes The Diana to Morningside Heights. Her ribbon has been cut, and students are gathering outside, excited to officially enter. Diana T. Vagelos had this to say about the naming of the building during her opening speech: Thanks to Sarah Camiscoli for the video coverage
In our latest installment of “In Defense Of…”, Nikhita Mahtani takes on the haters of The Nexus/Vagelos Center/Diana’s new color scheme. Barnard’s new student center has been in the making for a long time now. Every semester, Barnard students wait for the incessant banging in the Quad to stop and the walkway between Altschul and […]
Image via Simpleology.com Paterson may have been dumped by the White House, but he’s sticking with it nonetheless (and he’s not backing Bloomberg) (NYT; NY Daily News). Various Barnard departments are working to carve up the Vag–sorry–the Diana (Spec). Park(ing) Day takes over park(ing) spaces for all that’s good and green (Spec). NYC might boast the […]
– An eager crowd awaits the band’s entrance If you missed Orgo Night, fret not – the show was recorded and will be available tomorrow on CUMB’s blog. Now, the Bwog review: After entering to the usual “Roar Lion Roar,” the Columbia University Marching Band noted that, due to the recession, this year’s show would […]
At the “coolest” part of Barnard’s Spirit Day – “Celebrity Scoops,” where administrators served free ice cream to students – President Deborah Spar announced that the Nexus will now be known as “The Diana” (yes, just “The Diana”). The new moniker replaces the unofficial name of “The Vagelos Center,” a change that possibly maybe perhaps […]