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Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger has appointed Merit E. Janow as the next dean of the University's School of International and Public Affairs.

Researchers from IRI visited Ethiopia in May 2012, working with staff from a local relief society to talk with farmers.

When scientists talk about climate change, they usually mean significant changes in the measures of climate over several decades or longer. Climate variability generally refers to seasonal changes over a year or so.

The role of technology in the Arab Spring and the Boston bombings, repression in North Korea, and privacy in the Internet age were just some of the topics Eric Schmidt, executive chairman and former CEO of Google, and Jared Cohen, director of Google’s in-house think tank, Google Ideas, dis

Prof. Ari Goldman and his students in Rome

Thanks to a bit of providential timing, Columbia Journalism had a large news bureau at the installation of Pope Francis in St. Peter’s Square in Rome in mid-March.

From left: public health cartoon book used to increase awareness for leishmaniasis; Ahmad Azadi, Andreina Dominguez and Barbara Becker

When Barbara Becker’s strategic communications class decided to help Afghan women and children afflicted with a disfiguring disease, they focused their campaign on another group in the community—the men.

With the primary goal of building capacity to recruit and fund scholars and students dedicated to social and civic engagement in Brazil, the Lemann Foundation has signed a multimillion dollar agreement with Columbia University for the benefit of several related initiatives.

David Sandalow (above left), an assistant secretary in the Department of Energy, will study a range of issues including U.S.-China energy relations, advanced vehicle technology policy, and clean energy finance.

As part of its commitment to pursuing research on the rapidly changing energy landscape and offering real-world solutions to our most pressing energy challenges, the new Center on Global Energy Policy (CGEP) at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) announ

When democracy comes to Cuba, there will be a monument to the digital memory stick, said Yoani Sánchez, holding up her own red thumb drive.

Nobel laureate Leymah Gbowee at the Feb. 18 World Leaders Forum Image credit: Eileen Barroso/Columbia University

When Liberian activists held a sit-in, their whole nation stood up and noticed.

Klaus Lackner’s approach to slowing global warming is to clean up the atmosphere—literally.

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