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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) announc

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.

Since the global financial meltdown of 2008, a great debate has ensued over how best to regulate Wall Street’s excesses.

The Jan. 14 launch event featured panel discussions on the impacts of media on democracy and sustainable development in the region.

Columbia and Columbians have long been working across many regions in Africa, from the Mailman School’s leadership of AIDS/HIV programs and the Earth Institute’s research on sustainable development to the many scholars of African history and politics, culture and society.

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has awarded a total of $15 million to Columbia University, the Polytechnic Institute of New York University and High Tech Rochester to create three centers dedicated to helping inventors and scientists turn their high-t

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