Columbia announced plans to construct a new facility to house the School of Nursing at 168th Street and Audubon Avenue on Thursday. The new building for the nursing school will provide 65 percent more space for the school than its current uptown facility.
Spectator sat down with Madigan on Friday to discuss what he hopes to accomplish in the post—goals that range from bolstering faculty mentoring to solving the problem of Columbia’s “appallingly un-diverse” faculty.
The CCSC election saw a voter turnout of 40 percent, down from last year's 53 percent turnout, and the ESC election saw a 55 percent voter turnout, up from last year's 46 percent.
Columbia’s ranking in the US News & World Report remained stagnant this year, coming in at number four for the fourth straight year. The report was published early Tuesday.
Names and faces: the administrators and student council leaders you should know this fall.
Some of Columbia's top storylines last year included a bizarre performance in a Frontiers of Science lecture, Nutellagate, Faculty House contract negotiations, and an alleged hate crime by a football player.
The arrest of a Columbia football player for a hate-based aggravated assault sparked a campuswide debate on the University’s athletic culture and students’ use of offensive language on social media last week.
The arrest of a Columbia football player for aggravated harassment as a hate crime on Tuesday sparked over a campus-wide debate on the University’s athletic culture and students’ use of offensive language on social media.
Police charged a Columbia football player with aggravated harassment on Tuesday after he allegedly threatened another student with racial slurs, while students were outraged by several of his teammates’ racist and homophobic tweets. Administrators condemned the tweets Thursday. (Updated, Thursday, 3:05 p.m.)
In an email to students, Dean Avis Hinkson announced that room and board, tuition, and fees would now total $59,000 for incoming first-year students. It will be the smallest overall percent increase since 2000.
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