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Chris Wiggins, associate professor of applied mathematics, has just been appointed to an exciting new role at "The New York Times:" chief data scientist.

Pictured: Founder of Double Discover Center Roger Lehecka, new Executive Director Joseph Ayala, and student Jonathan Mangual. Photo credit: Bruce Gilbert.

Columbia College announced today the appointment of Joseph Ayala as the new Executive Director of its Double Discovery Center, a Columbia College program that works to enhance higher education opportunities for local low-income and first-generation youth and adults between the ages of 12 a

When Gary Shteyngart became a professor of writing at Columbia in 2007, he finally fulfilled his immigrant parents’ Ivy League dreams.

Columbia Journalism Review (CJR), which recently celebrated its fiftieth anniversary year, announced today that Elizabeth Spayd has been named Editor in Chief and Publisher of the magazine and its website, cjr.org.

Marianne Hirsch began her presidency of the Modern Language Assocation last January, just months before the release of a report to Congress by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences defending the value of a liberal arts education at a time of reduced humanities funding and waning studen

Dr. Jill Biden today met with student military veterans at Columbia University in New York to learn more about their programs that serve veterans and military families. Dr.

A printmaking shop endowed by an artist best known for his sketches in Playboy and at sporting events like the Super Bowl and the Kentucky Derby has become an important fine art venue at Columbia.

Jeffrey Milarsky, distinguished musician, scholar, teacher and conductor, is the recipient of the 2013 Ditson Conductor’s Award for the advancement of American music, Columbia University has announced.

When astronauts go on a mission, they are allowed to take one or two personal items with them. On his first space flight in 2002, Michael Massimino (ENG’84) took a Columbia Engineering School flag.

When Farah Griffin asked her mother what she remembered about World War II, her response was, “All the handsome soldiers who drove the buses in Philadelphia.” Griffin, the William B.

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