For a century, Columbia Journalism School has been helping people report on the world. Now is your chance to turn it around, and reflect on your time at the J-School. Note: we welcome memories of long-time professor and beloved friend of the school Judith Crist, who passed away on August 7, 2012.

Whether you were a student, on staff or a member of the faculty, please share your favorite experiences from your time here and/or how the J-School has touched your life. And, please include a photo (maximum file size 6 MB) to accompany your entry. If you have any questions or are having trouble submitting your reflection, please email

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  • Author, Editor, Journalist
    Author, Editor, Journalist By Mervyn Kaufman ’59
    Author, editor, journalist

    I remember it clearly: a critical time in my J-school year. Christmas was coming, the weather was turning dismal, and I wasn’t planning to fly home to... more →

    Posted by: AlumniAlumni Mon Apr 30, 2012 Leave a comment