GS Dean Peter Awn is looking to increase the number of Contemporary Civilization and Literature Humanities sections available to GS students.
The Corps party says it will work to reduce stress for Columbia College students, and the All Aboard! party is looking to add Google Docs to students' LionMail accounts.
University senators are doing research into how Columbia and its peer schools use information regarding sexual orientation, if at all, to determine if it would be useful for students to identify as LGBT on applications.
The required computer science class will be focused more on the increasingly popular Python programming language, moving away from Java.
Three of the four undergraduate student councils announced election results Thursday night, with student government veterans winning most of the top positions.
Senate candidates vowed to represent SEAS students well in the majority-faculty body, while council candidates outlined initiatives to bring their classes closer together.
Only the race for the SEAS undergraduate seat on the University Senate and for the class of 2015 council are contested.
The semester-long course, which is a requirement for all SEAS first-years, was revamped last year, but some students think that it still leaves something to be desired.
Over 20 percent of the building is composed of recycled materials, and over 2,000 tons of waste from the construction have been recycled.
Dean of the School of General Studies Peter Awn is looking for a donor to endow a name change for the school. Awn says GS has outgrown the original meaning behind its name—a “highly distinguished name referring back to a state of the medieval universities when they began to expand their outreach more broadly to students, not solely from their own region.”
May 23, 11:57am
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