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Winners Selected for Political Cartoon Contest
This year's first-place winner is Yunjing Li, a visiting student studying Animation. A total of six students were honored at a reception on April 29. 

LAS Selects Winners of Two New Faculty Awards
The two awards are the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences/Ellen Stone Belic Institute for the Study of Women and Gender in the Arts and Media Faculty Fellowship, and the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences Faculty Awards for Scholarly and Creative Achievement.

Spring 2014 LAS Dean's Lecture: "Talking Trash: Waste, Sprawl, and the Future of the Seas"
Join Dean Deborah H. Holdstein for the Spring 2014 LAS Dean’s Lecture as she welcomes Dr. Steven H. Corey, who will provide a lively overview of issues surrounding the urbanization of the shore and our use of oceans as dumping grounds. 

Michelle Barreras and Mary Quest Present at National Progressive Education Network Conference
Their presentation was titled, “Enhancing Storytelling with Technology." 

Katie Paciga Coauthors Book Chapter, Leads Workshop
The book chapter appears in Whose Knowledge Counts in Government Literacy Policies?: Why Expertise Matters.  

LAS Dean's Office Releases Fourth Issue of @LAS Magazine.
The publication is the annual magazine of the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and this is the fourth issue in as many years.

Susan Budde Has Article Published
The article, "Parents' Rights from a Former Head Start Parent's Perspective,” was published in the July/August 2013 issue of Exchange.

Angela Fowler Coauthors Article on 'Valuing Children’s Right to Time'
The article appears in the July/August 2013 issue of Exchange.

Student Chapter of the IAEA/NAEA Wins Again
The Columbia College Chicago student chapter of the IAEA/NAEA won the Student Chapter of the Year Award for the second year in a row. 

Digital humanities, ocean dumping the subjects of next year’s LAS Dean’s Lectures
The lecturers are Dr. Kathleen Fitzpatrick in the fall, and Dr. Steven Corey in the spring. 

Karen Haigh Presents on Panel Discussion
The panel discussion, “Ingredients of High-Quality School Readiness Programs,” took place at the Early Childhood Education for the Future symposium. 

Spring 2013 LAS Dean's Lecture with Dr. Laura Karpman Now on YouTube
Dr. Karpman is a four-time Emmy award-winning multimedia composer and educator. 

Carol Lloyd Rozansky Presents at University of Nebraska at Omaha Seminar
The Chair of the Education Department presented, "From Reading to Writing: Helping Students Comprehend Challenging Texts." 

Anne Becker and Carol Lloyd Rozansky Quoted in Story
The article is about Chicago Public Schools' Arts Education Plan and was published by Medill Reports, a Northwestern University publication.

Karen Haigh Presents at ECE Conference in Croatia
Her presentation was on Project RELAY, a professional development initiative for educational leaders in Chicago Head Start programs.

Rob Lagueux Receives Fulbright Award
The Director of the First-Year Seminar in LAS is assisting City University of Hong Kong with integrating American-style general education into its curriculum.

LAS Dean’s Office Releases Third Issue of @LAS
The publication is the annual magazine of the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and this is the third issue in as many years. 

Internationally Known Deaf Preforming Artist Peter S. Cook to Deliver Fall 2012 LAS Dean's Lecture
His lecture, "Performance Narrative in Storytelling," will address his research on how the physicality of storytelling transcends Deaf and hearing storytellers and audiences.

Carol Lloyd Rozansky, Chair of Education Department, Coauthors Article
The article, “Educational Twinning Across Continents,” appears in the summer issue of Academic Exchange Quarterly.

Reception Recognizes College’s First Honors Program Graduates
The eight students who graduated with Honors this Spring represent the first cohort to complete the college’s Honors Program.

Marianne C. Stallworth Has Book Published
The book, School Staff Perception of Professional Development, Two Case Studies, was published in February by Lambert Academic Publishing.

Angela Fowler Selected to Present at Early Childhood Education Conference
Her presentation will focus on authentic assessment and the childFOLIO iPad application that she developed with the assistance of Hannah Clemmons (BA ’11), a former student of hers.

Marianne Stallworth and Ann Becker Present at Conference
Their session focused on integrating art and literacy strategies for students with select special education disabilities.

Michelle Barreras and Mary Quest Present at Conference
Their presentation was for current early childhood educators who have an interest in progressive education practices.

Anne Becker Elected as President-Elect of IAEA
In the next year of her three-year tenure, she will serve as the association’s president, and the following year she will act as the past-president.

Fall 2011 LAS Dean’s Lecturers Debate Morality, Ethics
The debate was between Columbia’s Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Allen M. Turner, and Dr. Stephen T. Asma, Professor of Philosophy at Columbia.

Education Department Creates New Minor
Launched this Fall, the Teaching Artist minor provides students with the opportunity to build the necessary skills to work in a variety of settings.

Twelve in LAS Receive Rank of Professor
Developing a faculty rank system aligns Columbia with most institutions of higher learning, and, among other benefits, it helps end the confusion of faculty titles at the college.

Dr. Anne Becker wins Art Educator of the Year Award
The prestigious honor is awarded annually to recognize teachers in Illinois who display an exceptional commitment to both their students and the profession of art education.