headshots of Lisa Carnoy and Jonathan Lavine side by side

Columbia University today announced that Lisa Carnoy (CC’89) and Jonathan Lavine (CC’88) have been elected to serve as the next co-chairs of the University Board of Trustees, beginning in September 2018.

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Illustration of a black hole in the Milky Way

Columbia astrophysicists have discovered 12 black hole-low mass binaries orbiting Sgr A* at the center of the Milky Way galaxy. Their existence suggests there are likely about 10,000 black holes within just three light years of the Galactic Center.

A Columbia University-led team of astrophysicists has discovered a dozen black holes gathered around Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*), the supermassive black hole in the center of the Milky Way Galaxy.

Charles Branas in a suit crossing his arms

At first glance, abandoned spaces in cities and gun violence would appear to have little in common.

Timothy Frye in front of a map of Russia
On March 18, Russians voted for president. The way that Vladimir Putin won the election will play a role in shaping Russia’s future.
The project combines mapping techniques with Twitter-usage data to gain a real-time understanding of how people occupy public space.