In Other News from Columbia

Research & Discovery

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New Gene Signature Predicts Whether Prostate Cancer is Likely to Spread

META-16 holds promise for evaluating responses to treatment and developing therapies to prevent or treat advanced cancers.

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Children Produce Different Antibodies in Response to SARS-CoV-2

The findings may explain why most children easily clear the virus from their bodies. 

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Will U.S. College Students’ Lives Be Forever Transformed?

A longitudinal study will examine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on millions of college students—and the choices they make for their futures.

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Helping Kids with Severe Cerebral Palsy Sit Up

Movement science researchers and mechanical engineers are testing a robotic device that shows promise for improved mobility.

Arts & Humanities

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Tony Nominations Stacked with Columbia Alumni and Faculty

The American Theatre Wing recently announced the 74th annual Tony Award nominations, which include many Columbians. 

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Moving Toward a Feminist City

What does a women-centric future look like, and how do we build communities of care?

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Reflecting on the History and Legacies of Reconstruction

President Bollinger moderates an online panel with Kimberlé W. Crenshaw, Eric Foner, and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. that focuses on how the post-Civil War period connects to contemporary U.S. politics.

Justice & Free Speech

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Formerly Incarcerated Individuals Learn to Code

The Center for Justice and the Tamer Center have teamed up to teach coding and job skills to individuals who were incarcerated.


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Will Donald Trump start his own right-wing news channel?

Columbia Journalism Review's Mathew Ingram writes about Trump's possible launch of a media network.

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Report on Decarcerating Correctional Facilities During COVID-19

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine  released a new study, led by Justice Lab's Bruce Western and Yale's Emily Yang, on how to reduce the prison population during COVID.