Columbia Establishes NeuroTechnology Center, Latest Step in Commitment to Interdisciplinary Neuroscience

Columbia University today announced the establishment of an interdisciplinary NeuroTechnology Center with a mission to develop advanced optical, electrical and computational technologies for the study of complex neurobiological systems. The Center draws together researchers from Columbia’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute and Kavli Institute for Brain Science.

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Brown Institute Opening Features Artist Who Goes Where Her Pen Leads Hervideo icon

A collaboration between Columbia Journalism School and Stanford Engineering—David Brown was an alumnus of both—the Brown Center was founded with the mandate to invent and apply cutting-edge digital technology to tell stories in new and different ways.

 

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From Buddhist Sculpture to Andy Warhol, Columbia Houses a Museum’s Worth of Cultural Treasures video icon

Hidden within plain sight around Columbia's campuses is a museum's worth of art donated to the University over the past two centuries. The 15,000 objects in Art Properties enliven public spaces, decorate offices, adorn the Faculty Room at Low Library, and are stored in a vault in the recesses of Avery Hall.

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Professor Rachel Adams, director of the Future of Disability Studies program, won the 2014 Educators Award from Delta Gamma Kappa, the society of women educators, for her book Raising Henry: A Memoir of Motherhood, Disability, and Discovery.

Columbia Law School professor Lori Fisler Damrosch was named president of the American Society of International Law.

Associate social work professor Michael Mackenzie has been named a 2014 William T. Grant Foundation Scholar for his research on improving the lives of young people in the child welfare system.

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