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We return from our 4th of July break with a round-up of some other stories we received this past week. First, former SEAS dean/idiosyncratic emailer Zvi Galil has resigned as president of Tel Aviv University, after only two years in the post. Galil became president of the Israeli university in 2007, after twelve years as […]

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The 2006-07 school year has contained multitudes. In fact, it may just be the most eventful year Columbia’s had since… well, the year before. Remember Matthew Fox? The Chung-Diamond “scandal”? “Don’t Be a Pussy”? “Epilogue to Our Crime & Punishment: A Petition“? Bwog certainly does, so step into the Wayback machine – you’re about to […]

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According to the latest breaking news from the Spec, President Bollinger announced today that Thomas Alva Edison Professor of Applied Physics Gerald Navratil will serve as interim dean of SEAS for the 2007-2008 school year. Navratil has served on Columbia’s faculty since 1977 and specializes in plasma physics. He is currently being funded by the […]

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Inbox Daily Double

Outgoing Dean Zvi Galil sent out this bundle of love just a few hours ago.  Bwog hopes you’re gutsy enough to step up to his challenge: To SEAS students, You may want to take a stress test just before the midterms. Here we go. I am not sure exactly how it works, but this is […]

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Since Bwog has been designated as the unofficial Zvi-mail chronicler, here’s another gem from our outgoing buddy at SEAS. Hi All In the first day of teaching evaluations we already have over 22%. Since we have about 10 days to do it, I expect to have participation be well over 200%. So please do it […]

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Dean of SEAS Zvi Galil, spam robot extraordinaire, strikes once more with an idiosyncratic personal e-mail before he leaves to take over the presidency of Tel Aviv University. Just another example of what we’ll be missing… Hi All, SEAS is hot. (Don’t hold it without gloves, you may get burnt.) We now have final numbers of Early […]

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Well, it happened: Dean Zvi Galil has decided to leave “the best job in the world” and accept the position as President of Tel-Aviv University.  Bwog and SEAS are sad.  Mass emails at Columbia—and indeed, Columbia herself—will never be quite the same. Bwog knows not what to say. Emptiness abounds. Resonates. Echoes. Echoes. Echoes. Galil […]

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No, Zvi, no!

You didn’t want it to be true, but Dean of SEAS Zvi Galil has been unanimously selected as the new president of Tel Aviv University in Israel by its presidential search committee. Now Galil must be approved by the University’s senate on Wednesday and their Board of Directors for approval, the Jerusalem Post reports. Bwog […]

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Fireside chatter

Every semester, President Bollinger brings about 40 students off the street into his swanky abode at 60 Morningside Drive to find out what’s going on in the collective student consciousness. Registration is competitive, and as Bwog mounted the cushy staircase to PrezBo’s elegantly appointed receiving room, we realized why: the snacks are phenomenal. During a […]

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Tel Aviv taps Zvi… …After mysterious disappearance of CB… …While Republicans shed party loyalty Take Back the Night hands out “pens, highlighters, chapstick, lollipops” at 1020, patrons confused Play includes “chicken farming”, “a fringed belt assembled from a shredded copy of the Columbia Daily Spectator”, “a Bible-quoting triple-murderer turned pizza boy”, “freedom” Spec serials continue their […]

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Why, Zvi, Why?

Dean of SEAS, Zvi Galil—who captured the hearts of every engineer with his idiosyncratic personal e-mails and his Australian-Israeli accent—may be leaving us for his native Israel as the new president of Tel Aviv University.   A senior source at the university says he is the leading candidate for the presidency, according to Israeli daily, Haaretz. On November […]

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For those not fortunate enough to be on the SEAS mailing list, Dean Zvi “Spam Robot” Galil sent this to the entire engineering school late last night: Hi All, I thought you would like to know that early wednesday morning, shortly after 1AM the time and date at that very second will be: 01:02:03 04/05/06 […]

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Quick Spec

• Mother Nature Takes a Big Dump on New York City. Ski Jumps, Igloos, Slushee Stands Erected. • Dean Zvi Galil Subs for Snow-Stranded E-Weeks Opening Speaker. Discusses Dermatology, Retirement Spots. • Disgruntled TA Takes Cigarette Break to Bitch About the Bitching Over ROTC. • Cops Faced With Hole in Donuts Case.

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