A New York Times investigation last week found that George Yancopoulos, CC ’80, GSAS ’86, VP&S ’87, received exclusive, preferential access to COVID-19 testing during the first wave of the pandemic, when testing supplies were critically limited and cases were surging in New York. Yancopoulos is the president of the pharmaceutical company Regeneron and a major Columbia donor....
“It’s the type of relief I can’t even explain,” said Andrea Sahouri, Journalism ’19, following her acquittal.
Just three days after a successful Ivy League Championships, fencing continued its winning streak to overtake NYU, Sacred Heart, and Vassar at home for the George Kolombatovich Historical Meet on Feb. 12....
George Yancopoulos, CC ’80, announces $10 million commitment to ‘beginner’s mind’ at annual Hamilton dinner
At a record-breaking Alexander Hamilton Dinner held in Low Library on Thursday, award recipient George Yancopoulos, CC ’80, GSAS ’86, PS ’87, promised in his acceptance speech to commit $10 million to found a “beginner’s mind initiative institute” at Columbia....
Every night, makeup users wipe off their hour-long morning ritual, leaving them with a blank canvas of a face.
Daniel Listwa, CC '15, will be heading to Dublin, Ireland, next fall as one of 12 recipients of this year's George Mitchell Scholarship.
Twelve years after he retired as president of Columbia University, George Rupp returned to campus today as an academic, not an administrator....
I was thinking about an old Kanye West tweet the other day. It was the denouement of one of his weirdly aggressive Twitter rants, and really only notable because it was, in fact, a famous George Bernard Shaw quote: "If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas." At Columbia, the Shaw quote might provoke responses from students that run the gamut from, "Why would Columbia students even be exchanging Apple products? They already have all of Mac's products anyway," to, "I eat intellectual exchange for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, unless I'm too hungover to care. Amen, Mr. Shaw. Amen."...
Accomplished human rights lawyer who happens to be George Clooney's wife, Amal Clooney, is Columbia Law School's newest visiting professor, starting this spring. According to a press release from the Law School, she is going to be a senior fellow at the Human Rights Institute and lecture on human rights law. Specifically, Clooney will "lecture in Cleveland's Human Rights course and speak about human rights litigation strategies to students in the Human Rights Clinic, directed by Professor Sarah Knuckey."...