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From left: Shelia Coronel, of the Graduate School of Journalism; Asli Tunc, of the School of Communications at Istanbul Bilgi University; economist and writer Mohamed El Dahshan of Egypt; Jillian York, advocacy director, Electronic Freedom Foundation; and Nelly Nikenjad, founder of the Tehran Bureau

The University launched its sixth 

The eurozone is in trouble. What began as a sovereign debt problem in a few countries has exposed major weaknesses in the euro project. On the face of it, the problem is familiar and resolvable: several governments have borrowed more than they can possibly repay.

Sées Cathedral, exterior, north elevation. (Image credit: Andrew Tallon)

Art history professor Stephen Murray has been lucky enough to spend months at a time snapping pictures of France’s Gothic cathedrals so others interested in these architectural marvels who may not have

Andrew Wessbecher (CC'12) and Jiyao Li (GSAS'15), a Columbia graduate student in earth and environment sciences, prepare to deploy seismic tools into the northern Pacific Ocean.

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Sylvia Nasar. Image credit: Piotr Redlinkski

In an ongoing effort to broaden the University’s already extensive international perspective, Columbia President 

The long war leading to South Sudan's recent independence began during the powerful El Niño drought of 1983. In continuing hostilities, southern fighters display a grenade launcher captured from northern Sudanese, July 2011.
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In the first study of its kind, researchers have linked a natural global climate cycle to periodic increases in warfare.

Soon after Columbia Law School emptied out at the end of the spring semester, its Jerome L. Greene Hall filled up with representatives of some of the world’s most remote island nations.

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