Marginalia, Graduate Blog

Why Being Honest About Mental Illness is a Business Asset Not an Issue

by Joshua C. Robinson

So, I’ve danced around this topic for a long time, both privately, publicly and semi-publicly, and at the end of the day the thing that I realized the most, is …

Why Being Honest About Mental Illness is a Business Asset Not an Issue

So, I’ve danced around this topic for a long time, both privately, publicly and semi-publicly, and at the end of the day the thing that I realized the most, is …

Business & Entrepreneurship MAM Joshua C. Robinson, JoshuaCDRobinson@gmail.com
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

I got into school! Now what?

by Parker Stockman

So, you made it into Columbia College Chicago’s MFA in Creative Writing – Fiction program. Congrats! You’re going to do a lot when here and you’ll have amazing opportunities. If …

I got into school! Now what?

So, you made it into Columbia College Chicago’s MFA in Creative Writing – Fiction program. Congrats! You’re going to do a lot when here and you’ll have amazing opportunities. If …

Creative Writing - Fiction MFA Parker Stockman, parker.stockman@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

(more) Ireland!/first Week of Spring

by Jasmine Clark

Our last week in Ireland began with a hike. We went from a chocolatier to hike this:

(more) Ireland!/first Week of Spring

Our last week in Ireland began with a hike. We went from a chocolatier to hike this:

Photography MFA Jasmine Clark, jasmine.clark@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

What To Know Before Coming to Columbia

by Devon Marti

Yesterday was Admitted Student Day at Columbia College Chicago for our admitted journalism graduate class of 2016. Before today, I sat down and tried to think about everything I wished …

What To Know Before Coming to Columbia

Yesterday was Admitted Student Day at Columbia College Chicago for our admitted journalism graduate class of 2016. Before today, I sat down and tried to think about everything I wished …

Journalism MA Devon Marti, devon.marti@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

It is Really All About Who You Know

by Devon Marti

When I first started to look into Columbia College Chicago for graduate school, I honestly had no idea what I was getting myself into. I applied to the school as …

It is Really All About Who You Know

When I first started to look into Columbia College Chicago for graduate school, I honestly had no idea what I was getting myself into. I applied to the school as …

Journalism MA Devon Marti, devon.marti@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Directing Workshops = Mentoring

by Chelsea Rowan

Four Saturday’s of the spring semester are dedicated to Directing Workshops, which go hand in hand with my Directing for Drama course (the second installment of my directing education at …

Directing Workshops = Mentoring

Four Saturday’s of the spring semester are dedicated to Directing Workshops, which go hand in hand with my Directing for Drama course (the second installment of my directing education at …

Cinema Art + Science - Cinema Directing MFA Chelsea Rowan, chelsea.rowan@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Ireland!

by Jasmine Clark

For this year’s J-Term session, I took part in a Graduate Studio Intensive in Ireland at Burren College of Art. Columbia is trying out graduate student study abroad opportunities. Eight …

Ireland!

For this year’s J-Term session, I took part in a Graduate Studio Intensive in Ireland at Burren College of Art. Columbia is trying out graduate student study abroad opportunities. Eight …

Photography MFA Jasmine Clark, jasmine.clark@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

How was my break?

by Chelsea Rowan

So how does a graduate student spend their break? It might be weird getting almost two months off of school right in the middle of all the action, but for …

How was my break?

So how does a graduate student spend their break? It might be weird getting almost two months off of school right in the middle of all the action, but for …

Cinema Art + Science - Cinema Directing MFA Chelsea Rowan, chelsea.rowan@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Now Featuring: Sarah Conley

by Chelsea Rowan

As part of a little project I want to do, I’ve been reaching out to some of the most promising classmates of my year to discuss their lives, inspirations, and …

Now Featuring: Sarah Conley

As part of a little project I want to do, I’ve been reaching out to some of the most promising classmates of my year to discuss their lives, inspirations, and …

Cinema Art + Science - Cinema Directing MFA Chelsea Rowan, chelsea.rowan@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Halfway

by Jasmine Clark

Fall Semester 2014 is over and I am at the halfway mark of my graduate program! Spring semester brings candidacy retest, new projects, written thesis, and the last semester of graduate seminar. …

Halfway

Fall Semester 2014 is over and I am at the halfway mark of my graduate program! Spring semester brings candidacy retest, new projects, written thesis, and the last semester of graduate seminar. …

Photography MFA Jasmine Clark, jasmine.clark@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605