Announcement

Columbia Commencement in Morningside Heights
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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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Columbia has ended the administrative positions of Thomas Jessell and will be winding down his lab. These decisions are unrelated to his research and scholarship.
Alex Halliday

Photo Courtesy of Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division, Oxford University

“Alex Halliday is a renowned research scientist and skillful academic leader who is uniquely suited to charting the Institute’s future and its vital interdisciplinary role at the University," said President Lee C. Bollinger.
Lee C. Bollinger in a navy blue suit standing in front of desks.

Photo by Eileen Barroso

Only a few blocks of Broadway separate Columbia’s classic Morningside Heights campus from the transparent glass and steel structures on the University’s new campus in Manhattanville, but the contrast between the two signifies more than a shift in architectural styles.

Building on Columbia’s longstanding commitment to addressing climate change, the University’s Trustees have voted to support a recommendation from the Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing (ACSRI) to divest from companies deriving more than 35% of their revenue from thermal

Columbia and its peers filed an amicus brief today challenging the President's executive order. It says that “safety and security concerns can be addressed…consistent with the values America has always stood for, including…the welcoming of immigrants to our universities.”