Sociologist Carla Shedd, Columbia University, by Barbara Alper

Carla Shedd focuses her research on young people because their voices are missing from much sociological research. “I want to make visible the people who are most affected by policy.”

Award-winning producer James Schamus directs Phillip Roth's Indignation for the silver screen. Photo Courtesy of Roadside Attractions

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Turkuler Isiksel

Turkuler Isiksel was born in Turkey but left to attend university in Edinburgh, later receiving her Ph.D. from Yale.

India Art Freer Gallery Columbia University

Chola bronzes, large statues of Hindu deities that fill the temples of south India, are perhaps the best-known images of that country’s religious art.

John Santelli Columbia law public health
John Santelli, a professor at Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health, says he was “quite happily surprised” by the decision, calling it “a great victory for women, for reproductive health, and for American medicine.” Here he discusses what it means.
Columbia School of Nursing
Citing the changing demands of health care, Columbia University School of Nursing has instituted a new 15-month master’s program. The Masters Direct Entry program will replace a 12-month Entry to Practice program for non-nurse college graduates. The school no longer will offer a bachelor’s degree in nursing.