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Students and Alumni Win at the 33rd Annual Columbia University Film Festival (CUFF)
May 4, 2021

Adrienne Shelly Award for Best Female Director Mariana Saffon ’19 Entre tú y Milagros   At fifteen, Milagros' world still revolves around her mother's affection.

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Alumnus Christopher Bakken ’92 Awarded 2021-22 Fulbright
May 3, 2021

Poetry alumnus Christopher Bakken '92 has been granted a Fulbright award for the 2021-22 academic year.

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Faculty Members Hilton Als, David Henry Hwang, and Ralph Lemon Elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences
April 29, 2021

Associate Professor of Writing Hilton Als, Associate Professor of Theatre David Henry Hwang, and Visual Arts Mentor Ralph Lemon were among those elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences in 2021.

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Aaron Aceves '20 Receives Early Career Provost Fellowship
April 28, 2021

Aceves will spend his time in this three-year program receiving training and mentorship "in all the different dimensions that make an assistant tenure-track professor successful," including building a competitive writing and teaching portfolio, participating in cross-departmental communities of practice for writing and teaching, and developing a network of scholars and faculty.

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Alumni Cherien Dabis ’04 to Receive Andrew Sarris Award at CUFF
April 19, 2021

Dabis is an award-winning narrative film and television writer, director and actor.

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Student Chelsea Sylviolet Smith (Roberts) wins 2021 Campbell Award
April 16, 2021

In 2016, the Columbia University Trustees and the Columbia Alumni Association (CAA) established The Campbell Award, which is presented to a graduating student at each School who shows exceptional leadership and Columbia spirit as exemplified by the late Bill Campbell '62CC, '64TC, Chair Emeritus, University Trustee and CAA co-founder.

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NAATCO Commissions Alumna Samantha Chanse To Co-Write ‘Out Of Time’
April 15, 2021

NAATCO intends to develop the collection of monologues and prepare it for live performances as soon as theatres are able to reopen.

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Alumna Daphne Palasi Andreades '19 Named 2021 Sidney Harman Writing Fellow
April 15, 2021

As part of the program, Andreades will also address Baruch students, faculty, staff, and alumni at a Zoom event on April 22nd, where she "looks forward to sharing her story and insight with the Baruch community and hopes she, and her forthcoming novel, can inspire students the same way she was inspired just a few years ago.

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Playwrights’ Center Selects Alumna Gethsemane Herron-Coward ’19 for Jerome Fellowship
April 14, 2021

Check out the Meet the Playwrights interview with Herron-Coward online.

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Alumna Callan Stout ’17 Wins The Film Fund’s 2020 Narrative Contest
April 13, 2021

Playwriting alumna Callan Stout ’17 was named a winner of The Film Fund's 2020 Narrative Contest for a short film adaption of a play with her collaborators, current Columbia undergrads Arielle Friedman and Lucy Blumenfield.

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