Alumni News

April 06, 2015
In March 2015, GSAS Alumni Association Board member Tracy Zwick moderated an alumnae breakfast in honor of Women's History Month. In the following Q&A, she describes her professional path and her
March 27, 2015
Val Fitch, Ph.D. '54, Physics, died in February at 91. After joining the Princeton University faculty in 1954, he and his colleague James Cronin began collaborating on experiments, eventually
November 07, 2014
Jonathan Auerbach, a Ph.D. student in Statistics, received press coverage this week for debunking the myth of one rat for every person in New York City. In an article published in Significance
July 31, 2014
On July 28, 2014, President Barack Obama presented Wm. Theodore de Bary, '41CC, '53GSAS, with a National Humanities Medal celebrating his lifetime's work. The awards, bestowed on 10 recipients this
October 07, 2014
Martin Perl, Ph.D. ’55, Physics, passed away on September 30 at the age of 87. Perl won the Nobel Prize in 1995 for discovering the tau lepton, a subatomic particle. A native of Brooklyn, Perl
July 01, 2014
Queens College, part of the City University of New York (CUNY), announced this week the appointment of Felix V. Matos Rodriguez, Ph.D. ’94, History, as president of the college after a national
May 20, 2014
Aurelia Bardon, a Ph.D. candidate in the Dual Ph.D. Partnership between Columbia University and Sciences Po in Paris, recently defended her dissertation and became the first student to successfully
May 05, 2014
GSAS is pleased to announce the appointment of two alumni, Seema Golestaneh and Nathaniel G. Nesmith, as postdoctoral fellows in the Creating Connections Consortium (C3). Seema Golestaneh, M.A. ’07,
February 26, 2014
“I tried to read On the Origin of Species in high school. But I couldn’t get through it—the writing was too convoluted,” says Daniel Duzdevich, ’09CC, M.A. ’12, M.Phil. ’13, Biological Sciences.
January 30, 2014
Scientists at work: Arnab De (left) and Ramkumar Mathur (right) at Columbia. Photo courtesy: Columbia University. Columbia student Arnab De, who recently defended his dissertation in the