In the latest installment of Professor Mike Massimino’s Extreme Engineering series, he visits Eitan Grinspun, director of Columbia’s Computer Graphics Group, who develops computer programs to animate Hollywood mo
When Henry Moore’s bronze Reclining Figure was installed in front of Havemeyer Hall on December 14, Columbia became the second university in the United States, after MIT, to have two Moore sculptures on permanent display.
From 19th-century studio practice through the independence era of the 1950s and 1960s, African photography has best been known for modes of portraiture that crystallize subjects’ identities and social milieus.
When Gwendolyn Brooks won a Pulitzer for "Annie Allen," she became the first African American to win. When Sinclair Lewis won for "Arrowsmith," he refused it—the only time that has happened. These are just a few of the anecdotes shared in a new exhibition.
Columbia's MacArthur "Genius Grant" winners join a distinguished group from a variety of fields who received fellowships for creative work that demonstrates notable originality, dedication and self-direction.