Dr. Benjamin Schwartz, Cartoonist, Draws on Medical Training

Benjamin Schwartz believed his love of cartoons was a thing of his childhood. But he couldn't let go of this hobby even after graduating from Columbia's College of Physicians and Surgeons. Luckily, he found a way to marry his training with his passion.


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Philosophy Professor Teaches Core Classics at Women’s Prison

Philosophy Professor Christia Mercer brought Greek tragedies and other classic literature to a women's correctional facility. The results for the off-campus students, Mercer says, were transformative.


Protecting Voters’ Rights at the Polls

Kristen M. Clarke

As the nation reflects on the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson's signing of the Voting Rights Act, Kristen M. Clarke took time to discuss the law's significance, the role it will play in her class, and the importance of the country's continuing civil rights movement in a special Q&A for the Columbia Law School Community.