Zuckerman Institute Introduces High School Students to Frontiers of Neuroscience

Local high school students participated in BRAINYAC (Brain Research Apprenticeships in New York at Columbia), a research program at the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute that places New York City high school students in laboratories for five weeks during the summer following training sessions on Saturdays during the preceding months. Funded by the Pinkerton Foundation, it helps students broaden their scientific knowledge, hone research skills and learn about possible biomedical careers.


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Amale Andraos Appointed Dean of Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation

Amale Androus

She is an associate professor of architecture, planning and preservation at the School and a principal at WORKac, a New York-based firm devoted to projects that seek to reinvent relationships between urban and natural environments. The appointment is effective on September 1.


Alumnus Deogratias Niyizonkiza Returns Home to Improve Public Health in Burundi

Deogratias Niyizonkiza barely escaped the genocidal war in Burundi in the 1990s. Years later, he returned to the small African nation with a big idea. Can he heal what remains?