Columbia Experts Tackle Many Aspects of Ebola

Since the first case of Ebola was diagnosed in New York City on Oct. 23, there has been a daily barrage of news reports about the deadly disease. At Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health, researchers have developed a computer model that tracks and forecasts the growth of Ebola cases in West Africa, the epicenter of the disease. Jeffrey Shaman’s team is one in a league of researchers and public health experts from Mailman and Columbia University Medical Center that have provided local and global authorities with a scientific basis for their policies and response.


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Columbia Professors Discuss the Issues Facing Voters in 2014

In a turbulent world, what is driving some voters to the polls more than others and what might the results mean for such issues as the economy, national security, health care reform and more? The Record asked several Columbia experts for their view.


Law School Professor Inspired by Her Own Background to Help Immigrant Children

Elora Mukherjee is a Columbia Law School professor who oversees the school's immigrants rights clinic, which represents a dozen children who crossed the United States' southern border without parental supervision.