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In brief

In brief

Bollinger’s term extended to 2018; Mike Pride named Pulitzer administrator; Global free-speech project launched; CU’s close-up; Columbia wins writing, design awards
Deans of social science, humanities appointed

Deans of social science, humanities appointed

Alondra Nelson and Sharon Marcus take on new roles.
Goldstein to head new genomics institute

Goldstein to head new genomics institute

David Goldstein, who currently directs Duke’s Center for Human Genome Variation, joins Columbia as director of a new Institute for Genomic Medicine.
First-class finish

First-class finish

Columbia Secondary School graduated its first class on June 24.
Sportsmanlike conduct

Sportsmanlike conduct

Freshman Lions football players spent three weeks in July volunteering in local parks and schools.
Media institute opens

Media institute opens

Brown Institute for Media Innovation opens its doors.
Amale Andraos appointed dean of GSAPP

Amale Andraos appointed dean of GSAPP

Andraos is a principal at WORKac, an architecture and design firm known for projects that combine elements of manmade and natural environments.
Thirteen new global projects receive seed grants

Thirteen new global projects receive seed grants

Columbia gives seed grants to overseas research projects.

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