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Alumna Harty du Pont '76 Gifts the Helen Hartley Mead Platt Prize for Visual Arts

Alumna Harty du Pont '76 Gifts the Helen Hartley Mead Platt Prize for Visual Arts

November 9, 2018

Columbia School of the Arts alumna Harty du Pont '76 has made a generous gift for a new prize in the Visual Arts program.

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Lucie Brock-Broido Tribute Honors Revered Columbia Poetry Director, Poet, Friend

Lucie Brock-Broido Tribute Honors Revered Columbia Poetry Director, Poet, Friend

October 4, 2018

The extraordinary life of poet and educator Lucie Brock-Broido was honored this past Wednesday with a tribute held at Columbia University’s Miller Theatre.

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Columbia University School of the Arts announces Diversity Casting Initiative

Columbia University School of the Arts announces Diversity Casting Initiative

September 6, 2018

The Columbia University School of the Arts Film Program is launching a new initiative, with funding from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, to strengthen diversity in filmmaking and help graduate students think more critically about inclusivity in the course of writing and casting.

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Film Noir Festival to Premiere at Columbia Following Generous Donation

Film Noir Festival to Premiere at Columbia Following Generous Donation

January 16, 2018

The inaugural Dr. Saul and Dorothy Kit Film Noir Festival, named after Kit’s parents (pictured below), has been established thanks to a $500,000 donation to the School of the Arts’ Film program.

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Inaugural Max Ritvo Poetry Series Celebrates Beloved Poet, Alum

Inaugural Max Ritvo Poetry Series Celebrates Beloved Poet, Alum

October 19, 2017

The spirit of Max Ritvo ’16 shined through his words during the Columbia University School of the Arts inaugural poetry series in his name Wednesday night at the Lenfest Center for the Arts.  

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Columbia University’s new Manhattanville campus will come to life this spring with the opening of its first two completed buildings, the Lenfest Center for the Arts and the Jerome L. Greene Science Center, both designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop.

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