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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  • Greatest Year of My Life
    Greatest Year of My Life By Wayne Dawkins ’80
    assistant professor, Hampton Univ. Scripps Howard School

    In 1979-80, the educators at the J-School gave this shy guy from Brooklyn permission to be brash and bold if it were in the name of good journalism and... more →

    Posted by: AlumniAlumni Thu Apr 19, 2012 Leave a comment