Recent News from Columbia

Research & Discovery

Zebrafish Can Repair Their Brains. Why Can’t We?

The most useful biological innovations aren’t always found in the “highest” organisms.

Three skeletons
These Bones Were Made for Walking

Researchers have created the first map of the genomic regions responsible for skeletal changes that led primates to walk upright.

An illustration of a person's head surrounded by their memories.
How Our Most Meaningful Memories Are Made

Neuroscientists are closer to solving one of the mysteries of the human brain.

Arts & Humanities

Sundial House, Columbia University Press
Eunice Rodríguez Ferguson in Conversation with Hanna Askarpour about Sundial House

For Hispanic Heritage Month, Hanna Askarpour and Eunice Rodríguez Ferguson discuss the new partnership between Columbia University Press and Sundial House.

Campus & Community

People gather for Nicholas Murray Butler's inauguration.
Uncovering the History of Columbia’s Presidential Inaugurations

A new exhibit at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library, opening Oct. 2, sheds light on the traditions that usher in a new era at the University.

Students jump off the Sundial on Morningside campus exuberantly.
10+ Photos Bringing Glorious Back-to-School Energy as Columbia Students Begin the Fall Semester

From Convocation and move-in, NSOP to ice cream trucks on College Walk, the fall semester is off to an energetic start.

Henry Clemente and five of his favorite spots around Columbia.
A Tour of Columbia with a University Staffer of 16 Years Who Knows Every Room on Campus

Henry Clemente, a head cleaner with Facilities and Operations, knows every nook and cranny of the Morningside campus. He shares the spots every newcomer should know.

National & Global Affairs

President Santiago Peña Palacios of Paraguay, World Leaders Forum, Columbia University
President Santiago Peña Palacios of Paraguay, World Leaders Forum, Columbia University
Paraguay’s Leader, a SIPA Alum, Sees Opportunities on World Stage

President Santiago Peña Palacios of Paraguay spoke about his recent election and his policy plans at Columbia’s World Leaders Forum.


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New Study Proposes Unique Model to Address Wealth Inequality

Columbia Business School research suggests a first-of-its-kind, private, employer-employee arrangement

Columbia Law School Professor Anu Bradford
Columbia Law School Professor Anu Bradford
Digital Empires: Inside the Global Battle to Regulate Technology With Anu Bradford

In her new book, the Columbia Law professor explores the emerging battle between techno-democracies and techno-autocracies that will shape the future of our digital society.