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November 26, 2018

Dean Rosen-Metsch traveled to Israel to meet with GS parents and alumni.

March 5, 2018

“GS is a place where everyone is unique in their own way,” said Michael Wedd, a current student at the college.

He admits he is no exception: in the upstate New York farmhouse where he grew up, he was forbidden from watching TV, surfing the internet, listening to most radio stations, or going to school.

October 19, 2018

On Monday, October 15, faculty, staff, friends, and family gathered to celebrate the induction of 86 students into the Honor Society of the School of General Studies at its fall 2018 Induction Ceremony in Low Memorial Library.

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September 24, 2018

Ben Arenstein ‘18 has been awarded a Fulbright Teaching Assistantship Award to teach English to college-age students at the Namangan Technological Engineering Institute in Namangan, Uzbekistan.

August 6, 2018

Recent graduate Leyla Martinez ’18 has been selected as a 2018 Soros Justice Fellow, and will receive a generous stipend to support her work advocating for criminal justice reform.

April 24, 2018

Aviva Zablocki joins the School of General Studies as its new Director of Alumni Relations.

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March 5, 2018

“GS is a place where everyone is unique in their own way,” said Michael Wedd, a current student at the college.

He admits he is no exception: in the upstate New York farmhouse where he grew up, he was forbidden from watching TV, surfing the internet, listening to most radio stations, or going to school.

January 19, 2015

At age 90, Miriam Kartch '70, '77GSAS, and '80GSAS accounts her "several lives."

July 5, 2012

Paulo do Nascimento Brito is a top performer, in more ways than one.  As both a GS student and a classically trained pianist, his passion for learning becomes clear the instant that he starts talking.

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February 16, 2018

Yesterday evening, Trinity College Dublin President Patrick Prendergast and Columbia University Executive Vice President and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences David Madigan signed an agreement officially recognizing the newly-launched Dual BA Program between Trinity College Dublin and Columbia University at an event held in Casa Italiana on Columbia’s Morningside Campus.

May 12, 2017

Barrett Mindell '17 recently received a George Lucas Scholarship and a Guy Gallo Memorial Award in Screenwriting.

May 1, 2017

Columbia University today announced the creation of a new Center for Veteran Transition and Integration that will provide innovative educational programming and support for veterans making the transition to two- and four-year colleges, graduate and professional schools, civilian life, and the workforce.

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Posted: Oct. 8

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships, based in Hamilton Hall, is now open.