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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  • More than a Legend
    More than a Legend By Amy Nutt ’95
    Staff Writer, The (Newark) Star-Ledger

    As an alumna of Judith Crist's writing class, I count myself one of those lucky former students to have also had the privilege of callng her a friend. She... more →

    Posted by: AlumniAlumni, FacultyFaculty Wed Aug 8, 2012 Leave a comment
  • Setting Standards
    Setting Standards By Dave Saldana ’95
    Communications Advisor

    When I'm asked whether j-school is a good choice, I say yes, and no. For me, Columbia was a mixed blessing. It made me a much better journalist and writer... more →

    Posted by: AlumniAlumni Thu Apr 12, 2012 Leave a comment