Carol Sanger standing behind a podium and in front of a chalkboard.

Carol Sanger started writing About Abortion: Terminating Pregnancy in Twenty-First-Century America (Harvard University Press) shortly after Barack Obama (CC’83) won the 2008 presidential election. While it was clear to her that individual states would keep trying to limit access to abortion, with a pro-choice president in office “at least the constitutional part would be calm for a while,” she said.

Christopher Sabatini
Christopher Sabatini has worked on and in Cuba since 1997 and consulted with White House advisors on policy change toward Cuba.
Take a look back at many of the outstanding moments at Columbia in the 2016-17 academic year.
Janet Parks sits at her desk with a shelf filled with books behind her. She has white short haircut with pink highlights.

Photo by Eileen Barroso

Janet Parks (GSAS’76), who has been at Columbia for 43 years, acquires collections, handles exhibitions and answers requests from researchers around the world.

A wide range of people from students and scientists to business people and educators gathered at Columbia University recently for the first conference on a burgeoning approach to science in space: conducting that research in collaboration with the private space industry. One participant compared private space science today to the early days of the biotech industry.

An early drawing by Frank Lloyd Wright of the Guggenheim Museum in a pink color instead of white.

Image Courtesy of The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives (The Museum of Modern Art | Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, New York)

To mark the 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright's birth this month, Columbia's Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library and the Museum of Modern Art, the joint stewards of Wright’s archives, are co-presenting an exhibit unpacking his 70-year legacy.

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