Posts tagged 2017
JAMES J. VALENTINI^^Dean of Columbia College

James J. Valentini was appointed Dean of Columbia College and Vice President for Undergraduate Education in September 2011. Affectionately called “Deantini” by Columbia undergraduates, Dean Valentini has been a member of Columbia’s faculty since 1990 and previously served as chair of the Chemistry Department and director of the Chemistry Department’s Undergraduate Studies Program.

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MARK HANSEN^^Columbia Journalism School

Mark Hansen joined Columbia Journalism School in July of 2012. He is the Director of the Brown Institute, a partnership between Columbia Journalism and Stanford Engineering. Hansen works with data in an essentially journalistic practice, crafting stories through algorithm, computation and visualization. 

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SHAN-LYN MA^^CEO & Founder of

Shan-Lyn Ma is the CEO and Founder of, wedding registry that will go to great lengths to find the best brands, both known and unknown. Zola has developed technology that helps couples get more out of their registry, letting them personalize everything with their own notes and pictures, add gifts from any website, and ship at their convenience.

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