November 1, 2022

Columbia Votes Prepares Students for Midterm Elections

The Columbia Votes! initiative has been hard at work this semester helping students register to vote in their classes, dorms, and through partnerships with other student organizations.

Columbia Students Shoot Fashion Editorial at the Hilton Hotel

Photography students worked with ONE Management Modeling on a fashion editorial shoot with the interior of the Hilton Chicago as a backdrop.

Making the Intangible Tangible: Filmmaker and Associate Professor Carolina Posse Helps Turn Ideas Into Films

A Columbia associate professor and alum, Carolina Posse journeys from South America to Chicago to make movies and transform students into filmmakers.

The Science of Sound: As Told by a Renaissance Man

Professor of Instruction Dave Dolak shares his passion for creating instruments and how students can put their creativity first in STEM.

Chicago International Children's Film Festival to Screen Film by Columbia Faculty Member and Alum

Columbia Associate Professor Missy Hernandez and Alum Miguel Silveira '05 wrote and produced the documentary The Last Election and Other Love Stories, which was directed by Silveira.

Columbia's Music Department Brings in Former Prince Collaborator Morris Hayes for Residency

Renowned keyboardist Morris Hayes will perform at the Columbia Music Center Concert Hall on Friday, November 18.

Learn How Fashion and Video Games Can Help Design a More Sustainable Future

On Tuesday, Nov. 1, Sugar Gamers founder Keisha Howard comes to Columbia College Chicago to discuss games and fashion.


DJ Intel, aka Jason Deuchler, co-owner of horror-themed coffee shop the Brewed | Chicago Reader

Columbia Cinematography Alum Jason Deuchler '00 aka DJ Intel talked to the Chicago Reader about balancing his DJ career with co-owning the horror-themed coffee shop the Brewed. 

TheWrap’s Top 50 Film Schools for 2022 | TheWrap

Columbia College Chicago came in at #18 on TheWrap’s Top 50 Film Schools for 2022.


RegFest Fall 2022 is All Things Registration + Food. Located in the Student Center, RegFest is the one-stop shop you've been looking for as you prepare to register for Spring 2023. *Note- RSVP REQUIRED (along w/ onsite completed checklist) to receive the FREE LUNCH and qualify for one of five $500 TUITION GRANTS. Visit with representatives from Columbia Central, Academic Advising, Student Persistence, Student Relations, Services for Students with Disabilities, Academic Tutoring, New Student Programs, Student Activities, and International Students and Scholar Service. Don't miss out!

Food Provided (REGISTRATION REQUIRED (along w/ onsite completed checklist) to receive the FREE LUNCH and qualify for TUITION GRANT. Don't miss out! REGISTER NOW!!! )

November 1-3
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
Student Center
754 S. Wabash Ave., Floor 1
Register here

Patching Up Democracy!

Come make an "I Vote Because" vinyl patch for your backpack, jacket, or hat. And if you haven't yet registered to vote in the midterms, we can help you with that, too! 

Through November 8
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
Student Center
754 S. Wabash Ave.
Register here

Carl Holmes: Wasted Cigarettes

​​"Wasted Cigarettes" is a multi-media photographic and sculptural series by Carl Holmes that brings awareness to one of the most commonly discarded wastes in the United States. According to a National Park Service 2021 report, 1.69 billion pounds of cigarette waste pollutes the public each year. "Wasted Cigarettes" immerses the viewer in the vast expanse of litter around us and acknowledges the negative impact social smoking has on our public spaces.

Through November 17
C33 Gallery
33 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Floor 1
Register here

Exhibition, Sylvie Harris: The Ancestry of Home

In 2021, Sylvie Harris visited Poland to trace her family’s cultural traditions back to her great-grandmother’s homeland and to examine how they endure in the domestic space. After growing up in a family devoted to tradition and routine, Harris considers the places where these rituals are carried out and how they influence our relationship to the home. Through photographs, video, and textile installations using traditional costume fabric built as functional domestic objects, Harris addresses the importance of home in cultural traditions that endure through generations.

Through November 29, 2022
The Arcade - Columbia College Chicago 
618 S. Michigan Ave., Floor 2
Register here


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