Austin Flint, distinguished author, playwright and Columbia University professor, passed away on January 31, 2015. Flint was a pivotal figure in the Writing Program when it was administered by the School of General Studies and then later when it moved to the School of the Arts.more
The Unspeakable: And Other Subjects of Discussion (2014 Farrar, Straus and Giroux), the fourth book by alumna and adjunct faculty member Meghan Daum ('96), has been garnering positive notice since publishing late last year.
Grand Electric has hired Jacob Jaffke (‘10), to produce and develop feature films. The four-month old company was born as a join-venture between veteran producer Eric Newman (Children of Men, Dawn of the Dead) and French production and distribution company, Studiocanal.more
Director of the Theatre Program's Playwriting Concentration, David Henry Hwang, was awarded the 2015 Distinguished Artist Award at the International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA) Congress this year.