In Other News from Columbia

Research & Discovery

Himalayan glacier
Melting of Himalayan Glaciers Has Doubled in Recent Years

A study spanning 40 years finds losses have averaged 8 billion tons of water a year, the equivalent of 3.2 million Olympic swimming pools.

hand holding gun
To Protect Kids and Teens from Firearm Harm, Answer These Questions First
Here’s a list of the 26 most pressing questions scientists say we need to ask ourselves to prevent the tragedy of gun violence.
Nurse in hospital
Nursing School Study Links Understaffing to Hospital Infections
Data from more than 100,000 patients showed that 15 percent of patient-days had one shift understaffed with registered nurses.
Clean Air Taxis Cut Pollution in New York City
New legislation enacted in 2006 more than doubled the fuel efficiency of the fleet of 13,500 yellow taxis, leading to declines in air pollution emissions.

Arts & Humanities

An image of a man and an image of a woman from the Journal des Dames et des Modes.
Two illustrations from the Journal des Dames et des Modes. The Morgan Library & Museum.
What They Wore: Art Historian Spotlights Revolutionary Fashion Magazine

Professor Anne Higonnet's students created a website and an Instagram account for the Journal des dames et des modes.

Lance Freeman in a dark gray suit smiling, standing on a glass ramp that looks over a tree on the right and other floors on the left.
Lance Freeman
Professor and Author Lance Freeman on Books and Writers Who Inspire Him

Who would he invite to dinner? W.E.B. DuBois, Robert Weaver and Ann Petry.