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A searchable, free database developed by Columbia University and CUNY provides insight into companies that made and sold toxic products.

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Installation of Seagram Building model, c. 1957. Image Courtesy of Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library

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members of the Columbia Senate Plenary raise their name tags in the air to signify an affirmative vote to launch the the Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies

The Senate Plenary vote on November 16. Photo by Jessica Raimi

The University Senate achieved its biggest turnout in at least three decades for a vote on Sept.

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Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger and Provost John H. Coatsworth release a statement on the Framework Agreement reached with the United Auto Workers union.
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Research at the Columbia Electrochemical Energy Center includes optimizing battery-pack performance. Photo by John Abbott

As director of Columbia’s newest research arm, the Columbia Electrochemical Energy Center, Alan West leads a team developing batteries that can store solar and wind-powered energy.

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Boris Karloff as Frankenstein's monster in the 1931 film Frankenstein.

“If the last 200 years have taught us anything, it’s that Frankenstein is an immortal book.”