- See also Wikipedia's article about "2000".
2000 in Columbia history:
- The Alexander Hamilton Medal is awarded to William Campbell
- Hartley and Wallach Halls are integrated into the Living and Learning Center
- Eric Kandel wins the Nobel Prize in Medicine
- Nonsequitur a capella group founded
- February 5: Dramatic Ruggles murder-suicide takes place, leaves two students dead
- May: Brian Dennehy speaks at Columbia College Class Day
- August: Richard Axel's patents, which generated $100 million a year for Columbia, expire
- Initiation of the First Year Run during NSOP
- New School of the Arts building is planned
- Two 10 Things I Hate About You cast members, Julia Stiles and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, are enrolled at age nineteen. Stiles as a year 13 and Gordon-Levitt as a university level.
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