Lee C. Bollinger

Dusk in the desert behind a solar panel

Solar panels for smallholder farming irrigation pumps in Senegal, which are part of the “Acacia Irrigation” system developed by the Quadracci Sustainable Engineering Lab at Columbia University’s School of Engineering.

Columbia World Projects issued its first report on the results of its inaugural forum convened to identify ways in which academia and practitioners might partner to address significant challenges facing humanity.
headshots of Columbia Scholars in a grid
Columbia’s Institute for Ideas and Imagination has announced its first cohort of fellows, a group of 16 preeminent scholars, writers, and artists from around the world who are being brought together for year-long residencies at Reid Hall in Paris.
Alex Halliday

Photo Courtesy of Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division, Oxford University

“Alex Halliday is a renowned research scientist and skillful academic leader who is uniquely suited to charting the Institute’s future and its vital interdisciplinary role at the University," said President Lee C. Bollinger.
Mark Mazower

Professor Mark Mazower, founding director of Columbia's Institute for Ideas and Imagination.

What knowledge is most important now? How can we best pursue it? Is the university’s intellectual structure properly aligned with this endeavor?

Dean of the School of General Studies Lisa Rosen Metsch

Photo by Michael DiVito

Lisa Rosen-Metsch, currently the Chair of the Department of Sociomedical Sciences at the Mailman School of Public Health, will begin her new position as the School of General Studies celebrates its 70th anniversary.
aerial view of Columbia's Morningside Campus with the city skyline in the background

Columbia University will expand its ongoing commitment to diversity in its faculty, dedicating another $100 million over the next five years—in addition to $85 million since 2005—to support recruitment and career development for professors, doctoral and post-doctoral students who tradition

Lee C. Bollinger in a navy blue suit standing in front of desks.

Photo by Eileen Barroso

Only a few blocks of Broadway separate Columbia’s classic Morningside Heights campus from the transparent glass and steel structures on the University’s new campus in Manhattanville, but the contrast between the two signifies more than a shift in architectural styles.

Columbia University Trustees Alex Navab on the left and Lu Li on the right.
“They are loyal Columbia alumni who bring with them decades of success and innovation in business and civic leadership, as well as a diversity of personal experience," said University President Lee C. Bollinger.
Theodore de Bary

Ted de Bary was a truly great Citizen of Columbia on every level -- as an accomplished student, visionary scholar, and respected academic leader.

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