July 27, 2021

Elizabeth Moss BFA ’14 Combined Passions in Illustration and Science to Follow Her Dreams

Moss loved her illustration classes and professors but felt that something was missing. She found what she was looking for in the Science and Math Department.

Elsa Brydalski on How Graphic Design Keeps Her Sharp and Creative

On the road to self-discovery, Columbia student Elsa Brydalski finds that Graphic Design was exactly what she was looking for.

Precious Brady-Davis '13 Discusses New Memoir on Claim It! Podcast

Precious Brady-Davis '13, Theatre and Liberal Education alum and former assistant director of diversity recruitment initiatives at Columbia, published her first memoir, I Have Always Been Me, on July 1. This week she was featured on Tricia Hoffman's Claim It! podcast.

6 Trout Street Trio Releases New Jazz Fusion Album

Columbia College Chicago is pleased to announce the release of a new album, Private Property, by 6 Trout Street Trio. Private Property features tracks by Dr. Joe Cancellaro, who is currently serving as Chair of the Interactive Arts and Media Department.

Assistant Professor of Immersive and Interactive Media Releases New Book

Augmented and Mixed Reality for Communities is now available to purchase on Amazon.

Kofi Ofosu-Yeboah MFA ’15 Premieres Film at Locarno International Film Festival

Kofi Ofosu-Yeboah Film & Video MFA ’15 will premier his film, Concorso Cineasti del presente, at Locarno International Film Festival.

Don’t Bomb Your Interview on 'Tell Me About Yourself'

"Sometimes it’s 'Why did you become a developer?'" Jo-Nell Sieren, a career advisor for design, interactive arts and media students at Columbia College in Chicago, told me. "Sometimes it’s 'What school or programs did you go to?' Sometimes it’s [asking for] a highlight list of unique experiences."

The invisible resistance of photographers Jo Ractliffe and An-My Lê on display in Chicago


A country’s history and identity are always also there in its landscape, whether in sight or not. This revelation of Ractliffe’s oeuvre is further exposed in the work of Lê, on view in Much Unseen Is Also Here, an exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Photography up until Aug. 29.


How to Build a Portfolio Website

Useful for all majors, get tips on creating or updating an online portfolio or website portfolio. Learn best practices for featuring projects, showcasing your skills, developing a professional profile, what online platforms are available and make the most sense for your industry.

Wednesday, July 28 at 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Virtual Event

Show Off! How to stand out in the job market with your performing arts skills

If you’ve spent a lot of time in rehearsals, on stage, or in the studio, you already have highly developed professional skills that employers would line up around the block for.

You just need to learn how to identify and talk about them.

In this workshop, we’ll start by talking about the top skills employers are looking for. You’ll identify what in-demand skills you already have, and how to translate your performing arts experience to whatever job you’re seeking. We’ll even discuss which industries are growing right now, and how you can develop new skills to complement the ones you have now.

Thursday, July 29 at 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Museum of Contemporary Photography Presents:
Photos at Zoom Discussion Session: Robyn Beeche

Join our Curator of Academic Programs and Collections every Friday at noon for a casual drop-in session where we closely read and discuss one photograph together in the museum's collection. This week we will look at Robyn Beeche's piece, Scarlett 3 faces, from 1986.

Friday, July 30 at 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
Register here


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