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As you squash the fruit flies invading your kitchen this summer, take a moment to revere them.

In June, the Supreme Court issued several major rulings that impact the lives of millions of people in the United States. Find out what faculty members think about these outcomes.

Behind Low’s Beaux Arts columns lie unusual treasures and odd bits of geological and historical lore you won’t find in any guidebook.

A new journal article by Columbia professor Brent R. Stockwell marks the ten-year anniversary of the discovery of ferroptosis, a form of cell death that could help treat life-threatening illnesses like cancer.

The program is part of CWP's Fourth Purpose Academy, a series of education and training opportunities for students and faculty to help advance human welfare and confront the challenges of our time.

Now a visiting fellow at the SIPA’s Center on Global Energy Policy, this Columbia alum offers insights from his time at the Department of Energy about taking quantum science from the lab to the real world.

This summer, significant restoration projects are happening on the Morningside campus. Here are six photos to give you the inside scoop.

Professor Sandra Black works on research to help American society understand how to make the United States the land of opportunity for everyone, not just some.

In her new book, “Making Space for Justice,” Professor Michele Moody-Adams shows how such movements bridge the gap between political thought and political activism.

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

The dual degree is designed for those who have a strong science, technology, engineering, and mathematics background and aspire to lead in business.

In her new book, Columbia Climate School Lecturer Lisa Dale provides key strategies at local and global scales.

The NSF’s Erwin Gianchandani, inaugural head of Technology, Innovation, and Partnerships at the agency, met with Columbia researchers and community members to discuss ways to bring science out of the lab.

The Knight First Amendment Institute published for the first time a set of Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) memos pertaining to desegregation policies and civil rights law.

Ali Hirsa, a financial engineering professor, mines data to design an algorithmic model for works of art.

The JPB Foundation funded the study that will evaluate the benefits of greening and health-related interventions for affordable housing residents across 10 sites. 

With the number of confirmed cases rising in the U.S. and other countries around the world, New York has declared monkeypox an imminent threat to public health in the state.

Columbia engineering researchers have developed a low-cost, portable platform that gives RT-PCR results in 23 minutes that match laboratory-based tests.

An innovative program at the Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders uses VR therapy to help youth with social anxiety disorder.

Through a NSF-funded Research Experience for Undergraduates program with Columbia’s Materials Research and Science Engineering Center on Precision-Assembled Quantum Materials, a visiting physics student spends time doing lab work on campus.

As you squash the fruit flies invading your kitchen this summer, take a moment to revere them.

Influential computer scientist Kathy McKeown heads up two multi-million dollar grants—one to analyze cross-cultural norms and another to better understand grief in the Black community.

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