La Valse by sculptor Camille Claudel, 1893. 

All you need is love, goes the song. A new book by Erik Gray, a professor of English and comparative literature, suggests that all you need is love poetry.

As director of shared laboratory facilities of the Columbia Nano Initiative, Nava Ariel-Sternberg helps bring nanotechnology into the world, Photo: Eileen Barroso

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William P. Barr (CC’71, GSAS’73) was confirmed as U.S. attorney general Thursday. He fills the vacancy created when Jeff Sessions resigned last November.

The world-renowned geoscientist is recognized for revolutionizing the world of isotopes. Photo: Eileen Barroso

The world-renowned geoscientist is recognized for revolutionizing the world of isotopes. The investiture ceremony will take place at Buckingham Palace May 9.

Prof. Michael Shapiro in his office at the journalism school. Photo by Eileen Barroso

In-depth long-form narrative nonfiction pieces and the stories behind those stories populate The Delacorte Review, Columbia Journalism School’s latest publishing venture.

Electrons pair up after applying pressure

Applying pressure to twisted bilayer graphene transforms the material from a metal to a superconductor.

Image: Ella Maru Studio

A Columbia-led team has discovered a new method to manipulate the electrical conductivity of this game-changing material, the strongest substance ever, with applications ranging from nano-electronic devices to clean energy.