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A study found that working jobs with moderate or high physical activity is linked to an increased risk of cognitive impairment.

At an Upstate New York nature preserve, Columbia researchers are decoding the natural world in order to conserve it.

Is there any more delightful sight across Columbia's campuses than a puppy bounding with endless enthusiasm?

New findings show that what triggers initial gastrointestinal changes in Parkinson’s could be a misdirected immune attack.

A new mouse study raises the possibility that we can prevent or treat memory loss related to aging and dementia.

If you live Uptown and are looking to visit a farmers market near you, we’ve got you covered.

Kimberly Marten, one of the world’s leading experts on the Wagner Group, discusses the death of Yevgeny Prigozhin, what it means for Russia.

President Minouche Shafik joined the Columbia community on July 1 and has hit the ground running in her new role. Here are just a few highlights from a busy summer. 

Ocean Rivera, a peer health navigator at Columbia ICAP’s Harlem Prevention Center, was a state finalist in the 2023 Miss New York USA pageant.

Nim Tottenham, the new chair of psychology, has a longstanding interest in how parents influence brain development.

She’s a top economist, an expert on international development, a baroness, and a global citizen. How will she lead Columbia? Columbia Magazine sits down with Minouche Shafik.

The writer, translator, and literary critic is directing Barnard’s Creative Writing Program.

As the school year kicks off, we asked Columbia researchers and staff how best to handle new endeavors. Here’s what they said.

Columbia releases updated COVID-19 guidance for the 2023 fall semester.

The project will use theory, simulations, and observations to explore extreme astrophysical environments.

We featured some cool cats and hot dogs on campus for International Cat Day and National Dog Day, but there's plenty more happening at Columbia as we prepare for the fall semester. Test your knowledge of the latest news stories across the University!

Lead is associated with impaired cognitive function, attention-related behavioral problems, and diminished academic performance.

Cannabis may be an important and under-recognized source of lead and cadmium exposure.

In remarks to incoming students and their families, President Shafik shared personal memories, offered advice, and reflected on the University’s increasing engagement with global challenges.

Top priorities include a strategy for digital collecting of architectural material and working with faculty and students.

David Kipping’s videos about outer space have millions of views.

On September 6, Columbia World Projects announced a cohort of 12 emerging leaders from across the globe who will undertake a residency.

With Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton at the helm, the Institute of Global Politics will be based out of SIPA.

Ruben Natal-San Miguel, a 9/11 survivor, is using his artistry to amplify the power of human connection.

Chia-Ying Lee is building models to improve our understanding of storm risk.

A new Columbia study is the largest cohort study to date on racial and ethnic disparities in postpartum Type 2 diabetes.

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.

Finding land mines on foot with a metal detector is slow and dangerous, so scientists are making the process faster and safer.

In Easily Slip Into Another World, he shapes the tale of musician Henry Threadgill.

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

Postdoc Oliver Philcox was also recognized with an early-career award.

Meet us on September 19 and 20 to initiate the Washington Heights, Morningside Heights, and West Harlem portions of the effort to clean up Broadway.

A study tracked how tools like ChatGPT mistake nonsense for real language. Can these flaws open new windows on the human brain?

The study could help chemists design better drugs that are more difficult for SARS-CoV-2 to sidestep.

Melissa Smey shares her thoughts on the cherished Columbia tradition.

From science to engineering, writing to social sciences, here are the Columbians who received awards recently.

The new Anthropology chair plans to nourish faculty and student growth in the department, and launch the Disappearance Lab.

A study found that working jobs with moderate or high physical activity is linked to an increased risk of cognitive impairment.

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