Education

"I have made my opposition to academic boycotts of Israel emphatically clear over the years, most prominently in my 2007 letter that was signed by some 400 of my fellow college and university presidents speaking out against the British University and College Union's boycott of Is

As someone who studies inequality, Thomas DiPrete has no end of material to work with in modern-day America.

For American colleges and universities, today’s Supreme Court ruling in "Fisher v.

Principal Jeanene Worrell-Breeden welcomed an audience of more than 300 parents, teachers, neighborhood residents and university community members—along with local and state dignitaries—to celebrate Teachers College Community School’s move into its permanent new home.

President Lee C. Bollinger is closely watching a Supreme Court case about educational diversity.

When the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments Oct. 10 in the case of "Fisher vs. the University of Texas," colleges and universities will be looking for hints as to how the court might rule on a case which could upend long-held admission procedures at their schools.

Study Finds that Least Educated Whites in U.S. Have Lost 4 Years Off Their Lifespan Since 1990

This year's incoming students at Mailman, pictured here during their August orientation, are the first to experience the school's redesigned curriculum that aims to train students to address 21st-century public health concerns. Image credit: Diane Bondareff/Columbia University

With admissions to public health programs soaring nationwide and public health issues in the news almost daily, this year’s incoming class at Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health couldn’t have picked a hotter field.

Last May a 52-year-old University custodian received his B.A. in classics after arriving in the United States knowing hardly any English.

From digital filmmaking to string theory, courses offered through the School of Continuing Education drew high school students from around the U.S. and the world to Columbia over the summer.

Christian McArthur, a junior at Columbia Secondary School, often envisions his future at the University.

So when he learned about a paid summer internship program offered through Facilities and Human Resources, he knew it was an opportunity that could not be missed.

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