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King's College on Park Place, circa 1776

America’s earliest academies, like the nation itself, have a legacy of slavery woven into their very fabric. In his latest work MIT historian Craig Steven Wilder (GSAS’89,’93,’94) examines the tarnished relationship between the Atlantic slave trade and the rise of the American college.

Harold Rosenbaum, distinguished scholar, teacher and choral conductor, is the recipient of the 2014 Ditson Conductor’s Award for the advancement of American music, Columbia University has announced.

Great teachers are passionate about the classroom, as evidenced by the 10 faculty members honored this year with Lenfest Distinguished Teaching Awards.

Michael Sovern (CC’53, LAW’55) has had a six-decade love affair with Columbia, from the moment he walked through its gates in 1949 through to the present as University president emeritus and Chancellor Kent Professor of Law.

The University today announced a partnership with edX, the nonprofit online learning platform founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

A century ago, Anna Hyatt Huntington (1876-1973) was among the city’s most prominent sculptors, known for her naturalistic animal sculptures and heroic figures.

An electronic chip, based on nanometer scale pores, designed to study the properties of single biomolecules.

In 1754 the original King’s College charter declared one of its missions to be teaching “everything useful for the comfort, the convenience and elegance of life.” It’s a goal that seems especially noteworthy as the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science celebrates its sesq

Last fall, the last card catalogs that stood since 1934 in room 310 of Butler Library were carted away.

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