NAJP is based at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism,
in collaboration with Columbia's School of the Arts. The program's
linkages extend beyond the boundaries of the university to New York's
vibrant arts community and rich array of cultural institutions.
Established in 1754, Columbia University is among the preeminent
centers of learning and research in the world. With 15 schools,
69 academic departments and divisions, a distinguished faculty of
over 7,200 and 6,300 courses covering all arts and sciences, Columbia
offers unparalleled learning opportunities. Fellows take advantage
of seminar and lecture courses in the Graduate School of Arts and
Sciences, as well as specialized and interdisciplinary programs
in journalism, the arts, architecture, business and law. Columbia's
libraries provide access to almost 7 million printed volumes.
Graduate School of Journalism
Since 1912, the Graduate School of Journalism has ranked among the
nation's leading institutions of journalism education. The school
offers specialized courses in criticism, cultural reporting, magazine
and book writing, law, communications research and new media taught
by outstanding scholars and professionals.
The school's influence is felt far beyond the campus. The Columbia
Journalism Review challenges the national media to improve their
performance. Prizes administered by the school include the Pulitzer
Prizes, the National Magazine Awards, the Maria Moors Cabot Prizes,
and the Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Awards in electronic
At the Journalism School, the NAJP joins the Knight-Bagehot Fellowship
Program in Economics and Business Journalism and the Certificate
in Advanced International Reporting Program in providing continuing
education for specialized journalists.
School of the Arts
NAJP is also linked to Columbia's School of the Arts, which offers
graduate degree programs in film, theater arts, visual arts, writing
and music. The School of the Arts makes New York a virtual classroom,
connecting the university to the Metropolitan Museum, the Museum
of Modern Art, the Guggenheim and Whitney museums, P.S. 1, the Brooklyn
Academy of Music, the Public Theater, La MaMa, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln
Center and Columbia's own Miller Theatre; as well as to a hundred
galleries and a thousand lofts.
The School of the Arts helps fellows secure spots in selected lecture,
laboratory and workshop courses, and in on- and off-campus practica.
It works with the NAJP as well in conceptualizing conferences and
symposia, and in engaging resident and visiting artists, and managers
of arts and cultural organizations, for informal discussions with
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