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Landscape design students from the School for Continuing Education presented their plans for a rooftop garden at P.S. 84 to the elementary school's community.

Marni Baker Stein, a mother of three children who attend the Lillian Weber School for the Arts (P.S. 84) on the Upper West Side, had discussed the best use of the school’s rooftop courtyard with other parents before.

Professor Amy Benson, a co-founder of "First Person Plural," speaks at the Shrine World Music Venue in Harlem.

Amy Benson, a writer and faculty member at the School of the Arts, was tired of always going to downtown Manhattan for literary events.

Alexander Gumby in 1950. Gumby's Autobiography in Scrapbooks, Number 5. (Image credit: Columbia University Libraries)

L.S. Alexander Gumby may be one of the most influential historians of early 20th century African American life in New York—even though he never wrote a traditional volume of history.

Last fall, a private bus company operating under a city contract permitted its passengers, primarily Orthodox Jews, to enforce a religious tradition—in order to prevent physical c

Air quality, noise and vibration, traffic and business disruptions—these are some of the issues that could keep Ramesh Raman up at night as the University moves forward on its long-term

Street flooding that occurred during Hurricane Irene could become more common in the decades ahead.
Credit: Reuters

In the first statewide climate change outlook for New York, scientists say that the state may suffer disproportionate effects in coming decades compared with other regions, due

As the city, nation and world pause to remember the 10th anniversary of the destruction and heroism that will forever mark lower Manhattan, the Pentagon and Shanksville, Pa., Columbia University is commemorating the occasion with a range of programs rooted in its mission as a place of lear

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