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Mind Games: Can We Really Shape Our Brains?

November 07, 2016
The capacity for humans to get along holds society together. But how do we do it? Philosophy’s Tadeusz W. Zawidzki says we are “mindshapers,” able to mold our brains—and those around us.
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Alumnus Dan Weiss Honored for 'Towering' Achievements

November 07, 2016
Among the alumni honored at the 80th annual Alumni Achievement Awards ceremony was Daniel H. Weiss, BA ’79, president and COO of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
As curators and historians in the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, a handful of Columbia

Alumni Bring African American History to Life

November 07, 2016
As curators and historians in the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Columbian College alumni have scoured the country to tell the story of black life in America.
For Interior Design Alumni, Homee Is Where the Heart Is

For Interior Design Alumni, Homee Is Where the Heart Is

November 01, 2016
For three Interior Architecture & Design alumni, a chance meeting in a GW drafting class led to an enduring friendship and a business venture. The trio make up the sharp minds behind Homee, an app that makes interior design easy and fun.