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Student suspended for sexual misconduct allowed back on campus

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Student suspended for sexual misconduct allowed back on campus

August 30, 2016 0 comments

A student found guilty of sexual assault will be allowed back on campus for the semester following an order issued from a U.S. district court judge Aug. 23.

Grad students at private universities win right to unionize

August 23, 2016 0 comments

The NLRB ruled Tuesday that graduate students at Columbia qualify as employees of the institution and therefore have the right to unionize.

University approves new winter term

University approves new winter term

August 5, 2016 0 comments

Faculty members have approved a winter term, called Wintersession, that will feature 10 accelerated courses in January 2017.

Tricia Rose captivated the audience at the first in a series of lectures that will explore how structural racism affects virtually all parts of society.

Rose MA’87 PhD’93, Prasad MA’03 PhD’06 take on administrative roles

June 30, 2016 0 comments

With the fall semester a mere two months away, four individuals will begin their positions as University administrators July 1.

Named next dean of admission, Powell to draw on experience as student, administrator

Named next dean of admission, Powell to draw on experience as student, administrator

June 2, 2016 0 comments

As the Class of 2016 walked out of the Van Wickle Gates last weekend, Brown was preparing for the classes of 2021 and beyond to walk through them.

Judge bars Brown from suspending student found guilty of sexual assault

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Judge bars Brown from suspending student found guilty of sexual assault

June 1, 2016 0 comments

The fate of an anonymous John Doe remains unclear after a federal district court judge rejected the University’s decision to suspend him for two years

Victor Chang ’16 remembered for ‘unbiased love’

Victor Chang ’16 remembered for ‘unbiased love’

May 31, 2016 0 comments

In the week since the death of Victor Yoon Chul Chang ’16, it seemed that echoes of his hearty laugh can still be heard across campus.

Corporation approves renovations to Wilson

May 29, 2016 0 comments

Corporation members celebrated the topping off of the new School of Engineering at the May meeting of the Corporation.

Victor Yoon Chul Chang ’16 dies

May 16, 2016 0 comments

Victor Yoon Chul Chang ’16, a former Herald contributing writer, has died, administrators wrote in a community-wide email Monday afternoon.

The 2016 honorary degree recipients include Angus Deaton, a Nobel Prize winner, and Antonia Hernández, an activist for underprivileged groups.

University to offer honorary degrees to scholars, artists

April 28, 2016 0 comments

The University recently announced its selection of eight scholars and intellectuals to be given honorary degrees this May.