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Machine Nirvana: CNC Mill Winter Workshop

by BJ Allen

Last week I took a one-credit class that I’ve been eyeing for a while now: CNC Milling and Modeling. Columbia has a nice long winter break, but there are some …

Machine Nirvana: CNC Mill Winter Workshop

Last week I took a one-credit class that I’ve been eyeing for a while now: CNC Milling and Modeling. Columbia has a nice long winter break, but there are some …

Interdisciplinary Arts & Media MFA BJ Allen, jellyfishmandala@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Mentorship? What’s that?

by Hannah Batsel

This semester, I’m taking advantage of one of Columbia’s more interesting (but perhaps lesser used) opportunities: I’m mentoring under a working professional in my field!

Mentorship? What’s that?

This semester, I’m taking advantage of one of Columbia’s more interesting (but perhaps lesser used) opportunities: I’m mentoring under a working professional in my field!

Interdisciplinary Book & Paper Arts MFA Hannah Batsel, hannahbatsel@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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The Semester in L.A. Experience So Far

by Katie Sponseller

It’s been about three weeks since our producing cohort arrived in Los Angeles, California to complete one of our final adventures in the program. We still have a lot to …

The Semester in L.A. Experience So Far

It’s been about three weeks since our producing cohort arrived in Los Angeles, California to complete one of our final adventures in the program. We still have a lot to …

Cinema Art + Science - Creative Producing MFA Katie Sponseller, katie.sponseller@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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New year, new you…

by Dustin Seelinger

It’s 2015! All that it’s-a-new-year-and-new-you jazz, but most importantly 2015 means hoverboards and flying cars, right? Well, at least someone is making a hoverboard prototype, and I guess there’s a …

New year, new you…

It’s 2015! All that it’s-a-new-year-and-new-you jazz, but most importantly 2015 means hoverboards and flying cars, right? Well, at least someone is making a hoverboard prototype, and I guess there’s a …

Interdisciplinary Book & Paper Arts MFA Dustin Seelinger, dustin.seelinger@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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It’s beginning to look a lot like J-term

by Steven Spiel

[flickr id=”11658310726″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] Classes are out for Fall semester, and students in the Music Composition for the Screen program, who won’t be starting them up again …

It’s beginning to look a lot like J-term

[flickr id=”11658310726″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] Classes are out for Fall semester, and students in the Music Composition for the Screen program, who won’t be starting them up again …

Music Composition for the Screen MFA Steven Spiel, steven.spiel@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Demonstration Days

by Cherie Tymkiw

[flickr id=”10182203134″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”medium” group=”” align=”none”] One of my favorite parts about classes in the Art Ed MAT Program is when we have classes in which our fellow peers …

Demonstration Days

[flickr id=”10182203134″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”medium” group=”” align=”none”] One of my favorite parts about classes in the Art Ed MAT Program is when we have classes in which our fellow peers …

Art Education (K-12) MAT Cherie Tymkiw, cherie.tymkiw@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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Conclusions

by Monica Brown

The semester has ended. I will take a summer class–Art As Practice–and then that will conclude my coursework for the Interdisciplinary Arts MA program. It’s been a roller-coaster of a …

Conclusions

The semester has ended. I will take a summer class–Art As Practice–and then that will conclude my coursework for the Interdisciplinary Arts MA program. It’s been a roller-coaster of a …

Interdisciplinary Arts MA Monica Brown, monica.brown@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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The Halfway Mark

by Conor O'Farrell

[flickr id=”8788634845″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] Last week my cohort hit a milestone that at many times throughout our first year seemed far too distant: the halfway mark. Many …

The Halfway Mark

[flickr id=”8788634845″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] Last week my cohort hit a milestone that at many times throughout our first year seemed far too distant: the halfway mark. Many …

Cinema Art + Science - Creative Producing Conor O'Farrell, conor.ofarrell@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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What Classes Will I Take?

by Jenn Tatum

[flickr id=”8722112154″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”center”] That’s my cat, Sassy. And that’s Montaigne, who you will read and get very familiar with, during your first semester at Columbia, in …

What Classes Will I Take?

[flickr id=”8722112154″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”center”] That’s my cat, Sassy. And that’s Montaigne, who you will read and get very familiar with, during your first semester at Columbia, in …

Creative Writing - Nonfiction MFA Jenn Tatum, jtatumcotamagana@colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
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3Ds (Directors, DPs, and Dairy Queen)

by Bubba Murray

When you expect to be working hard over a series of days it is always best to start out easy. It tends to build confidence in the crew and strengthen the moral of all involved.

3Ds (Directors, DPs, and Dairy Queen)

When you expect to be working hard over a series of days it is always best to start out easy. It tends to build confidence in the crew and strengthen the moral of all involved.

Film & Video - Cinema Directing MFA Bubba Murray, james.murray2@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605