The School of Engineering and Applied Science’s class of 2017 is no longer required to take a preprofessional course as part of the Core Curriculum requirements.
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Although Columbia alumnus Chelsey Roebuck founded the local nonprofit Emerging Leaders in Technology and Engineering just four years ago, the organization has been recognized for its work with a grant to expand and improve its programs in the West Harlem community.
The Seeley W. Mudd Building will undergo major renovations next semester, including the installation of new glass walls and redistribution of study space.
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.
Planning is underway for the School of Engineering and Applied Science’s 150th anniversary celebration, which will begin in February.
“I don’t care about my GPA—I care about learning things for the sake of learning it and doing well for the sake of doing well,” said Claire Duvallet, SEAS ’13, who was named the School of Engineering and Applied Science salutatorian last month.
Columbia College and the School of Engineering and Applied Science received 33,460 applications for the class of 2017, up from 31,818 for the class of 2016.
Ansaf Salleb-Aouissi, an associate research scientist at Columbia’s Center for Computational Learning System, said that the work is particularly timely in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
At Columbia’s Institute for Data Sciences and Engineering, SEAS professors will begin research in January, host a data seminar series in the spring, and launch several academic programs in the fall.
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