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School of the Arts Co-Launches Online Platform MFA Index, Showcasing Student Work
July 13, 2021

Among the many consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the closest to home for the School of the Arts community has been the effect on students' MFA experience.

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Updates to Title IX Protections
June 17, 2021

Dear Students,   Yesterday, the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights issued a Notice of Interpretation making it clear that Title IX protections encompass discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, effective immediately.

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Miller Theatre Executive Director Melissa Smey Pivots to Virtual Programming During Pandemic Restrictions
April 27, 2021

The Miller Theatre had a sold-out concert with Simone Dinnerstein scheduled for March 12, 2020—the same night stages went dark across New York City.

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Assistant Professor Sable Elyse Smith in Group Exhibition ‘Grief & Grievance: Art and Mourning in America
February 26, 2021

The exhibition takes over multiple floors of the museum and builds off one of three historical cornerstones that link the experience of mourning to moments of political action and engagement across American history: Jack Whitten’s Birmingham (1964), Daniel LaRue Johnson’s Freedom Now, Number 1 (1963–64), and Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Procession (1986).

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Alumni Establish Theatrical Company, Apocalyptic Artists Ensemble
February 18, 2021

Last year, Columbia Alumni established Apocalyptic Artists Ensemble (AAE), a theatrical company dedicated to empowering young people to be creative and think outside the box.

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MTA Commissions Poem by Alumna Tracy K. Smith '97 for COVID-19 Memorial
February 11, 2021

An original score by composer Christopher Thompson was also commissioned for the tribute.

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Dean Carol Becker on Why The Biden Administration Must Invest in the Arts
January 27, 2021

A federal program, like the WPA, can create new narratives for an evolving society more equitable and inclusive than those of the past or present.

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Making Movies From Afar
January 20, 2021

This School of the Arts film student is based in Seoul and working hard to stay connected with her community in New York.

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Message from President Bollinger
January 14, 2021

Dear fellow members of the Columbia community:   I write to welcome everyone to the spring term.

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Introducing the Columbia University LGBTQ+ Guide
January 13, 2021

Dear School of the Arts Community:   I am happy to share the first edition of The Columbia University LGBTQ+ Guide: Resources to Foster an Affirming Community for LGBTQ+ Faculty, Students and Staff.

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