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April 15, 2015

GS students Mayla Boguslav ’15 and Carmen Ervin ’16 have been awarded a Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training (MHIRT) Fellowship by International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs (ICAP) at Columbia University.

March 26, 2014

Former NBA Golden State Warriors player and GS student Troy Murphy was profiled in The New York Times about his return to higher education.

Feb. 13, 2015

Elizabeth Walsh '14 was one of 40 U.S. recipients recently awarded the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship, providing a a full-tuition scholarship to the University of Cambridge to complete a Master of Philopsophy in social anthropology.

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April 14, 2015

Aelifie (Starr Tuff) Oudghiri's '12 textile and rug designs were featured on April 12 in T:The New York Times Style Magazine, as a part of a new series of limited-edition rugs at SHOP Cooper Hewitt.

April 3, 2015

GS alumna Dr. Elizabeth V. Velilla '02 was recently awarded the Latino Alumni Association of Columbia University's Young Alumni Award for her work as the youngest and first Latina assistant dean and director of research operations at the United States Military Academy at West Point.

March 30, 2015

GS alumna Alessandra Ciucci '95 will join the Columbia University Department of Music as an assistant professor of Ethnomusicology on July 1.

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March 4, 2015

Applicants who apply by the Regular Decision deadline for the Fall 2015 term will receive decisions approximately six to eight weeks after their applications are complete. 

The General View

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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.

June 7, 2012

Professional surfer, model and philanthropist Will Tant has spent most of his life hitting the waves.  More recently, however, he has been hitting the books.

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May 16, 2014

After becoming a pro-surfer out of high school, Flagler Beach, Florida-native Will Tant has spent most of his life hitting the waves.

May 12, 2014

On Oct. 2, 1992, with his brother on his shoulder and mother and sister close behind, Umaru Jalloh ran for his life as grenades exploded and bullets screeched by his head. Twenty-two years later, Jalloh, a 42-year-old Sierra Leonean refugee who has endured personal tragedies such as homelessness and triumphs as a dean’s list student, will graduate from Columbia University School of General Studies May 19 at 9 a.m. in New York City.

May 8, 2014

27th Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer will address the Class of 2014 at the Columbia University School of General Studies graduation May 19 at 9 a.m. in New York City. Brewer, who graduated from Columbia GS in 1997, has served New Yorkers since the Lindsay administration.

DOS News and Announcements

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Event Date and Time: Fri., April 17, 2 - 3 p.m.
Location: 601 Lewisohn Hall

Students interested in becoming peer advisors are invited to attend an information session, where they have the opportunity to learn about the role and responsibilities of the position.

Next Application Review Deadline: Mon., May 4

Students are invited to apply for SEE-U, a study abroad program that allows students to fulfill two core or elective science requirements in five weeks.

FAFSA Deadline: Thurs., April 30
Planned Enrollment Form Deadline: Thurs., April 30

Students applying for financial aid for the 2015-2016 academic year are advised to review upcoming deadlines for submitting forms.