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The '''Alexander Hamilton Medal''' is presented each year by the Columbia College Alumni Association to an alumnus/a or faculty member for distinguished service and accomplishment in any field of endeavor. The Alexander Hamilton Medal, first presented in 1947 to [[Nicholas Murray Butler]], CC 1882, is the highest tribute awarded to a member of the Columbia College community.
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The '''Alexander Hamilton Medal''' is presented each year by the [[Columbia College Alumni Association]] to an alumnus/a or faculty member for distinguished service and accomplishment in any field of endeavor. The Alexander Hamilton Medal, first presented in [[1947]] to [[Nicholas Murray Butler]], is the highest tribute awarded to a member of the [[Columbia College]] community.
  
 
Recently, [[Herman Wouk]]'s was [http://cgi.ebay.com/Fantastic-Rare-Columbia-University-Medal-Paperweight_W0QQitemZ7754432742QQcategoryZ39726QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem sold on eBay as a paperweight].
 
Recently, [[Herman Wouk]]'s was [http://cgi.ebay.com/Fantastic-Rare-Columbia-University-Medal-Paperweight_W0QQitemZ7754432742QQcategoryZ39726QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem sold on eBay as a paperweight].
  
 
==Past Winners==
 
==Past Winners==
*[[1947]]- [[Nicholas Murray Butler]] CC 1882
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* [[1947]] - University President [[Nicholas Murray Butler]] CC 1882
*[[1995]]- Columbia Science [[Nobel Prize]] Winners: Leon N. Cooper `51 (Physics 1972), Roald Hoffmann `58 (Chemistry 1981), Norman F. Ramsey, Jr. `35 (Physics 1989), Melvin Schwartz `53 (Physics 1988) Julian S. Schwinger `36 (posthumously) (Physics 1965)
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* [[1948]] - [[Frank Diehl Fackenthal]] CC 1906
*[[1997]]- [[Alfred Lerner]] CC'55
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* [[1948]] - [[Vi Kyuin Wellington Koo]] CC 1909
*[[1999]]- Columbia Professor: [[William Theodore de Bary]], CC'41, James Shenton, CC'49, [[Richard Axel]], CC'67
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* [[1950]] - [[William Joseph Donovan]] CC 1905
*[[2000]]- [[William Campbell]], CC’62
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* [[1951]] - [[Harry James Carman]] (namesake of Carman Hall)
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* [[1952]] - [[Carlton Hayes]] CC 1904
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* [[1953]] - [[Arthur Hays Sulzberger]] CC 1913
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* [[1954]] - [[Frank Smithwick Hogan]] CC 1924
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* [[1955]] - Frederick Coykendall CC 1895
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* [[1955]] - [[Marcellus Hartley Dodge]] CC 1903
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* [[1956]] - [[Richard Rodgers]] CC 1923 and [[Oscar Hammerstein II]] CC 1916
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* [[1957]] - University President [[Grayson Kirk]]
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* [[1958]] - Edmund Prentis Mines 1906
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* [[1959]] - [[Mark Van Doren]] PhD 1920
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* [[1960]] - Ward Melville CC 1909
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* [[1961]] - The College honored its Nobel Laureates: Edward Calvin Kendall (CC 1908), [[Polykarp Kusch]], Willis Eugene Lamb, Jr., Joshua Lederberg (CC 1944), Herman Joseph Miller (CC 1910), John Howard Northrop (CC 1912), [[Isidor Isaac Rabi]], Harold Clayton Urey
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* [[1975]] - [[Meyer Schapiro]] CC '24
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* [[1979]] - University President [[William McGill]]
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* [[1980]] - [[Herman Wouk]] CC '34
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* [[1983]] - [[Franklin Thomas]]
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* [[1986]] - [[Joseph Mankiewicz]]
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* [[1989]] - [[Robert Pollack]] CC '61
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* [[1991]] - [[John Kluge]] CC '37
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* [[1994]] - Core Curriculum Faculty: Honoring the 75th Anniversary of the [[Core Curriculum]] by awarding the 75 tenured faculty teaching Core Classes. Accepted on their behalf by [[Jacques Barzun]] CC '27
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* [[1995]] - Columbia Science [[Nobel Prize]] Winners since [[1961]]: Leon N. Cooper `51 (Physics 1972), Roald Hoffmann `58 (Chemistry 1981), Norman F. Ramsey, Jr. `35 (Physics 1989), Melvin Schwartz `53 (Physics 1988) Julian S. Schwinger `36 (posthumously) (Physics 1965)
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* [[1997]] - [[Alfred Lerner]] CC '55
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* [[1998]] - [[Roone Arledge]] CC '52
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* [[1999]] - Columbia Professors: [[William Theodore de Bary]], CC'41, [[James Shenton]], CC'49, [[Richard Axel]], CC'67
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* [[2000]] - [[William Campbell]], CC '62
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* [[2003]] - [[Emanuel Ax]] CC '70
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* [[2004]] - [[Robert Kraft]] CC '63
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* [[2005]] - [[Richard Witten]] CC '75
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* [[2006]] - [[Bob Berne]] CC '60 BUS '60
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* [[2007]] - [[Mark E. Kingdon]] CC '71
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* [[2008]] - Columbia College Dean [[Austin Quigley]]
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* [[2009]] - [[Conrad H. Lung]] CC '72
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* [[2010]] - [[Michael Rothfeld]] CC '69 J'71 SIPA '71 Business '71
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* [[2011]] - [[Gerry Lenfest]] Law '58
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* [[2012]] - [[Jonathan Schiller]] '69, '73LAW
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* [[2013]] - [[Joel I. Klein]] CC '67
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* [[2014]] - [[Phillip M. Satow]] CC '63
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* [[2015]] - [[Eric H. Holder]] CC '73, LAW '76
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* [[2016]] -  Columbia Professors [[Eric Foner]] CC '63, GSAS '69, [[Ronald Breslow]], [[Kenneth T. Jackson]]
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* [[2017]] - [[Jonathan S. Lavine]] CC '88
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* [[2018]] - [[Lisa L. Carnoy]] CC '89
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* [[2019]] - [[Dr. George D. Yancopoulos]] CC '80, GSAS '86, PS '87
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Previous winners also include Columbia President [[Dwight D. Eisenhower]].
  
Previous winners also include Columbia President [[Dwight D. Eisenhower]] and alumni [[Richard Rodgers]] and [[Oscar Hammerstein II]].
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==External Links==
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*[http://www.college.columbia.edu/alumni/events/hamiltondinner/previoushonorees List of honorees]
  
[[Category:Post-graduation]]
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[[Category:Alexander Hamilton Medal recipients|*]]
[[Category:Awards]]
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[[Category:Alumni awards]]

Latest revision as of 11:37, 16 April 2021

The Alexander Hamilton Medal is presented each year by the Columbia College Alumni Association to an alumnus/a or faculty member for distinguished service and accomplishment in any field of endeavor. The Alexander Hamilton Medal, first presented in 1947 to Nicholas Murray Butler, is the highest tribute awarded to a member of the Columbia College community.

Recently, Herman Wouk's was sold on eBay as a paperweight.

Past Winners

Previous winners also include Columbia President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

External Links