Aaron Tinker, Army veteran and GS ’15, passed away Aug. 16 at his home in California. The cause of death was still under investigation as of Sunday.
Social media expert Sree Sreenivasan, a professor at the Journalism School, will be responsible for expanding Columbia's online distance-learning programs.
The dean had faced a growing faculty revolt over the last two years, culminating in an overwhelming vote of no confidence among tenured professors in May.
The proposal restricts the widths of most new storefronts along Amsterdam and Columbus avenues between 72nd and 110th streets to 40 feet, and banks on all three avenues to 25 feet.
Engineering student Charlie Stigler, who finished his freshman year last month, will spend two years away from Columbia developing a business plan centered around science or technology.
John Mackey, a co-CEO and co-founder of Whole Foods, announced plans to open a branch in Harlem, and local business leaders believe near the University's Manhattanville campus would be a prime location.
The written vote took place during the days leading up to University Commencement, with professors using a "double-envelope" voting method to keep their votes confidential.
Snedeker was instrumental in pushing the senate to endorse public course evaluations, which it did in a 44-12 vote last month. She helped lead a Student Affairs Committee effort to develop and draft a course evaluations resolution, a yearlong initiative that required faculty, administrative, and student support.
A measure to restrict the width of storefronts along Broadway, Amsterdam, and Columbus avenus—an effort to protect small businesses—was amended to appeal some critics.
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer argued that Columbia’s campus expansion would have been impossible without input from community boards. “They give neighborhoods a say in their own futures,” he said.
May 14, 2:48pm
Today, the guys of Vampire Weekend, the loveliest of Columbia alums, did a Reddit AMA. They answered questions from Reddit users on everything from where they buy their salmon-colored shorts... Read More
May 14, 9:15am
If you missed yesterday’s Bluth banana stand because of finals (or were too lazy to go below 59th St. … cough cough), it’s not too late to get a Bluth... Read More
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