The Engineering Student Council voted unanimously on Monday to approve a new initiative that will provide five $1,000 grants to students interested in creating their own engineering projects.
Administrators will allow swipe access for commuter students to at most one residence hall on campus, Engineering Student Council president Siddhant Bhatt, SEAS ’14, announced at Monday night’s ESC meeting.
The School of Engineering and Applied Science Committee on Instruction voted unanimously to remove the preprofessional requirement from the undergraduate core, beginning with the class of 2018.
Robert Bakish, the chief executive officer of Viacom International Media, started his keynote address at the School of Engineering and Applied Science Class Day ceremony by asking graduates to complete a vocal exercise.
Departing from the other undergraduate councils, the Engineering Student Council voted 22-1 on Monday to rescind its support of a proposal calling for an academic honor code.
The biggest changes include a transition to a direct democracy, a discretionary budget for representatives, and an improved relationship with Barnard Student Government Association's and the newly introduced Governing Board at Barnard.
The new leaders of ABC—the governing board that oversees cultural, performing arts, preprofessional, publication, and special interest groups on campus—say the board is at a pivotal stage going forward.
After a dean search that has lasted since last July, University President Lee Bollinger announced that he selected Mary Cunningham Boyce from MIT as the new dean of SEAS.
Engineering Week, which is hosted by the SEAS student councils, kicked off Sunday night with a packed event in Lerner Party Space.
Time constraints and communication issues between the Columbia College Student Council and administrators did not allow 10 of the 13 grant winners to receive funding.
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