Economist Dan O’Flaherty Studies the Economics of Race in the U.S.

Columbia University Economics Professor Dan O'Flaherty

Columbia Professor Dan O'Flaherty's grew up in Newark, New Jersey. His upbringing inspired his interest in race relations and an eventual career in economics. Today, he has combined the two in his research.


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Music Propels Chris Washburne from Ohio Farm to Career as Jazz Teacher, Bandleader

Chris Washburne Plays Trumpet with band at Columbia University's Miller Theater

Columbia Professor Chris Washburne eats, breathes and teaches jazz music and its history. He also performs with his Latin jazz band around the world, who recently released a new album.


Columbia Library Acquires Dance Pioneer Arthur Mitchell's Archive

Arthur Mitchell Dance Archive Columbia University

Columbia's Rare Book & Manuscript Library unveiled a collection of images, footage and other materials archiving legendary ballet dancer Arthur Mitchell's career.

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In Memoriam: Harvey J. Goldschmid

Columbia Law School Professor Harvey J. Goldschmid ’65, a renowned corporate governance expert who served as a commissioner and the top attorney at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and played a key role in implementing one of the most sweeping federal securities laws in U.S. history, died on Feb. 12. He was 74.

Goldschmid, the Dwight Professor of Law, was an alumnus of Columbia Law School and Columbia College. He joined the Columbia Law School faculty in 1970 and became the Dwight Professor of Law in 1984.

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