October 05, 2017

Community Celebrates Legacy of Arthur Mitchell and Donation of Archive to Columbia University

To celebrate his legacy and the donation of the Arthur Mitchell archive to Columbia’s Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Mr. Mitchell directed an ensemble of professional dancers in an eclectic program at Miller Theatre on October 2, which reflected his lifelong commitment to excellence and diversity in dance. Award-winning actress Dr. Cicely Tyson introduced Mitchell to a standing room-only audience of more than 500 people.

October 04, 2017

You are here 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded to Prof. Joachim Frank

Columbia University congratulates Joachim Frank, PhD, professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics and of biological sciences, a winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017, shared with Richard Henderson and Jacques Dubochet “for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution.”

September 18, 2017

Executive Vice President Maxine Griffith Takes On New Role at the University

The following was shared by President Lee C. Bollinger. Dear fellow members of the Columbia community: I write to share that, following twelve years of exceptional leadership of the University’s Office of Government and Community Affairs, Executive Vice President Maxine Griffith is transitioning into a new role at the University. Maxine will serve as a Special Advisor to me, with a focus on Columbia World Projects and its engagement with issues around government, city planning, and urban design.