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A Week of World Leaders on Campus

World leaders came to Columbia University to meet with students, staff, and faculty as the United Nations General Assembly got underway in New York City.

The U.S. Department of Energy is renewing Columbia’s Energy Frontier Research Center with a four-year $12.6 million grant.

In his remarks during New Student Orientation, Bollinger offered seven pieces of advice to the newly initiated members of the Columbia community.

Students from the School of Professional Studies and the Center for Justice teamed up with researchers from CUNY Graduate Center and Washington University in St. Louis to find out how over-policing has impacted public housing communities in New York City.

The latest cohort of twelve Obama Foundation Scholars will take part in a year-long residency at Columbia University.

Professor Hilary Hallett turns the saga of pioneering writer-director Elinor Glyn into a subject of serious study.

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

The prize is being awarded for research that laid the foundation for the field of optogenetics. It will be presented at a ceremony to be held in New York City on February 16, 2023.

As the next vice president of Columbia’s Department of Public Safety, Lewis will bring a relentless focus on the security of our community and an unwavering commitment to diversity, inclusion, and community partnerships.

Professor Susan Hartman portrays the lives of newcomers to this country in her recently published book.

As a follow-up to Provost Boyce’s June announcement, the University posted Common Data Set reports for Columbia College/Columbia Engineering and Columbia General Studies, as well as detail, context, and analysis of the undergraduate experience.

Marcus Pereira, MD, assistant professor of medicine at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, discusses the new COVID-19 booster shot, which targets the omicron BA.5 variant of the virus.

The movie, “Theater of Thought,” examines the mystery of the brain and the potential uses and misuses of neurotechnologies that bridge the divide between humans and computers.

The Institute for Ideas and Imagination is welcoming a new cohort of fellows and announcing a $7.5 million grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) to solidify and expand operations.

New research by Columbia University astrophysicists Luca Comisso and Lorenzo Sironi shows how and when these particles form and offers clues to questions that have troubled scientists since the 1940s.

Columbia News looks back on the forum created by President Lee C. Bollinger in 2003 to bring to campus those in positions of authority and responsibility to discuss the issues facing our world. 

The new book, “Buried Beneath the City,” retells the story of New York's past from ancient indigenous tools to a Seneca Village teapot.

Dean Sarah Cole is enthusiastic about the state of things in the humanities division she oversees within the faculty of arts and sciences.

Learn about famous Hispanic Columbians, read about their groundbreaking contributions to society, and find events open to the Columbia community.

Columbia Engineering professor and former NASA astronaut, Mike Massimino, will celebrate Italian immigrant heritage at an iconic New York City street festival.

The key to surviving climate change may be in our epigenome.

Hundreds of millions of people have had COVID, leaving many with an array of lingering symptoms. We spoke with Columbia experts Lawrence Purpura and Sarah Ryan to get the latest on long COVID.

Queen Elizabeth's funeral, watched via livestream by billions and in person by at least one million, marked the end of the longest reigning monarch in British history. What will be Queen Elizabeth II's legacy, and what does the future hold for the British monarchy?

From convocation and move-in to family goodbyes, a silent disco, and white coat ceremonies, the fall semester is off to a joyous start. 

Professor Deborah Paredez lists her favorite poets just in time for Hispanic Heritage Month.

Bae, a postdoc working in the lab of Professor Xiaoyang Zhu, shares her journey to Columbia and what went into her recent Nature paper. 

The center will draw faculty from across the university to reimagine an economy that is fairer and more inclusive.

A new study from the Mailman School of Public Health finds that increases in depression without commensurate increases in treatment are widespread.

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

Gregory Robinson, who has taught at Columbia since 2020, served as program director of the telescope from 2018 to 2022, overseeing its build and launch.

The First Lady and Queen Letizia celebrate Columbia Cancer’s strides in addressing health inequities and forward-thinking research.

Akshay Manglik (CC’25), Forrest Weintraub (CC’24), and Albert Zhang (CC’24) will represent Columbia, trying their best to hold on to the trophy nabbed by last year’s winning team. The first episode airs Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. 

On a recent boat excursion, University Photographer Eileen Barroso caught up with Inigo Goestiandi (SPS'22).

In his first semester teaching at Columbia, Marcos Balter encourages his students to embrace change and curiosity.

World leaders came to Columbia University to meet with students, staff, and faculty as the United Nations General Assembly got underway in New York City.

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