Joseph Kissane, former Director of Columbia’s Summer Session, former School of General Studies Dean of Students, and a beloved preceptor of English and comparative literature, passed away from COVID-19 on April 19, 2020.
On Thursday, May 21 and Friday, May 22, The School of General Studies welcomed 100 students from the incoming cohort at the Summer New Student Welcome event.
Kikka Hanazawa ’00 has built a unique career as a fashion investor and non-profit founder. Now, through Fashion Girls for Humanity, an award-winning non-profit humanitarian organization she founded, Hanazawa is making open-source resources available to companies and individuals who want to help during the pandemic by producing personal protective equipment (PPE).
Dean of the Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program, James Colgrove, Published in the New England Journal of Medicine
Dean of the Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program, James Colgrove Ph.D., M.P.H., Published an article in The New England Journal of Medicine titled, "The Vaccines for Children Program at 25 — Access, Affordability, and Sustainability."
Dean Lisa Rosen-Metsch, Ph.D. co-authored an article in The International Journal of Drug Policy titled, "Syringe Services Program (SSP) Operational Changes During the COVID-19 Global Outbreak."
This year’s first ever virtual Reunion Weekend drew more than 300 GS alumni and guests from all over the world together to reconnect, celebrate, and enjoy new and exciting events.
As Andrew Goulian ‘19GS was finishing up courses at community college, he noticed that an “alarming” number of people around him developing opioid use disorders. At Mailman School of Public Health, Goulian currently leads a team of 92 Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) students who served New York-Presbyterian during the peak of the COVID-19 crisis.