As Climate Week NYC begins, the university explores creating a fully electrified campus. The Columbia Climate School is university partner of the weeklong climate showcase.
Maia Oceana Castro-Santos (CC’25) is one of the organizers of the group specializing in circus arts.
The Knight First Amendment Institute looks at how the law does (or should) shape the regulation of lies, disinformation, and misinformation in the digital age.
Students have been back on campus for nearly a month already. Here's exactly how that looked.
Going beyond "the right drug for the right patient" to explore better ways to predict, detect, and prevent cancer.
In his new book, astronomer Caleb Scharf explores how our relationship with data will affect our ongoing evolution as a species.
The first woman to lead the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, Dr. Linda P. Fried,discusses lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic, how public health has extended our lives, and what graduates need to know to confront the challenges ahead.
In “The Comedians of the King,” Professor Julia Doe explores opéra comique and the Bourbon monarchy on the eve of the French Revolution.
The program aims to increase the number of Black researchers in tenure-track positions at Columbia and other top-tier biomedical research institutions by providing a link between young scientists at HBCUs and established researchers at Columbia.
The MacArthur Foundation "Genius Grant" fellowship recognizes “people of outstanding talent” across a variety of disciplines, including artists, writers, scientists, teachers, and entrepreneurs.
This award builds on Columbia’s robust involvement in the NYC COVID-19 response and grants it a significant role in preparing the city for future public health emergencies.
Read what directors, artists, filmmakers, and playwrights from the School of the Arts are excited about as the "cultural capital of the world" returns with a full slate of offerings.
In the post-/911 digital era, experts reflect on what they learned from the government's response to the World Trade Center attacks, and how the world of human rights activism has changed.
The number of people exposed to potentially health threatening heat extremes has been growing for decades, says a new study. In some cities the increase is due to more people moving to urban areas. In others, the urban heat island effect and warmer temperatures from climate change are a bigger contributor.
In this Q&A, Columbia’s new executive vice president for research, Jeannette Wing, explains how data science and AI are turbo-charging discovery, why industry collaboration is important, and what impact Congress’s once-in-a-generation push for science and technology research could mean for Columbia
Professor David Hajdu draws striking parallels between the early 20th century and current questions of race, gender, and sexual identity in his new book, “A Revolution in Three Acts.”
The Columbia Neutrino Group co-led the photon analysis of the MicroBooNE neutrino experiment at Fermilab, which announced its results on Oct. 1.
October 10 is #WorldMentalHealthDay, which seeks to increase public awareness about the importance of mental health services and mental health workers worldwide.
Content advisory: This article includes information about mental health distress, suicide, and suicide prevention.
Did you know that Columbia was home to one of the first student gay rights organization in the U.S.? New resources from the university are tying the history of queerness at Columbia to our current moment.
In a recent online event, panelists discussed how authors can envision a future of hope and climate progress.
This Indigenous Peoples’ Day, we’ve gathered Columbia students, faculty, and staff to learn more about the history of the university and the strides made by the indigenous community here.
The university is pleased to connect students with this government support, and has asked schools to determine eligibility for this portion of CARES Act funding.
Looking beyond the recent violent acts against Asian Americans, the researchers examined less apparent forms of prejudice against minority groups over the last two years.
A series of interactive workshops developed by Columbia physicist Sebastian Will and STEMteachersNYC will give educators tips and tools to cover quantum science in their classrooms.
Theater director Anne Bogart draws connections between visual art, performance theory, neuroscience, music, and architecture in her new book.
The vision for the Pandemic Response Institute aims to address gaps in the city’s response to COVID-19, particularly in engaging and supporting the hardest-hit communities.
In a new study of Covid-19 survivors, Columbia University Irving Medical Center researchers show that the memory of the infection is primarily stored in T and B cells within the lung and its surrounding lymph nodes.
A new study led by Columbia's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory sees a daunting outlook for year-round ice and its ecosystems.
Here’s a roundup of awards and milestones granted to Columbians from September 1 to October 13, 2021.
A Q&A with neuroscientists and fruit fly experts Minoree Kohwi and Tanguy Lucas of Zuckerman Institute.
Executive Vice President Jeannette Wing writes to New York members of Congress expressing the university's support of the Build Back Better bill, which provides funding for scientific research.
The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed how some strong, wealthy democracies, like the United States, struggled to manage the public health crisis.
This weekend marks the 20th annual Fun Run, Walk, and Roll, established by President Lee C. Bollinger in 2002. Take a look back at the very first fun run ever.
One of 20 early-career researchers selected for the fellowship, Asenjo-Garcia is exploring how light and matter interact at the quantum level.
Professor Liên-Hằng Nguyễn from the department of history hopes to expand the Vietnamese Studies program at Columbia, in an effort to foster greater understanding of the country and its history.
In his new collection of essays, Iconoclasm, David Freedberg explores the power of images and why people feel so strongly about them that they often want to censor, remove, or destroy them.
Here's everything you need to know to make sure your vote is counted on November 2 in the NYC General Election.
From Morningside Heights and Harlem to Washington Heights and Inwood, these websites let you know what's happening in your neighborhood.
Meet Venice Ohleyer (CC'22), a native Brooklynite, and member of Columbia's oldest improv group, Fruit Paunch.
In search of the mysterious transition between metallic and insulating states of matter, Columbia researchers find signatures of quantum criticality in a unique material.
With Halloween around the corner, Columbia News is taking a look at some of the ghoulish lore surrounding this 267-year-old university.
A new web page is launched to give an overview of the endowment and other financial issues.
Simon will also serve as a senior visiting fellow at the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University.
In an online GSAPP event, Nigerien architect Mariam Kamara discusses the role that memory plays as a blueprint for her work.