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Meet Othman Saymeh

This is part of a Columbia News series introducing members of the University's Scholarship for Displaced Students, a program administered by the Columbia Global Centers. 

Professor Hamid Dabashi's biography of Jalal Al-e Ahmad introduces him to a new audience.

As the energy sector faces pressure to address social concerns, Columbia's Women in Energy program leaders share their recipe for more equity. 

This is part of a Columbia News series introducing members of the University's Scholarship for Displaced Students, a program administered by Columbia Global Centers. 

What advanced countries can and should do to help the developing world and emerging markets recover from the pandemic and its economic aftermath.

In her role as the programming director at Diverso, Columbia College junior Shailha Alam is trying to do just that.

An online GSAPP discussion centers on daily challenges on Sapelo Island, Georgia; the Shinnecock peninsula in eastern Long Island, New York; and Shishmaref, Alaska.

March 31 marks Trans Day of Visibility, and Columbia News has gathered resources, events, and readings on Columbia’s trans changemakers and allies.

The LGBTQ community has seen immense gains in political power and social recognition, but trans women of color still face daily discrimination and violence.

The three new members are graduates of Columbia Law School and Columbia College.

How a true rapid response to the COVID-19 pandemic was powered by a groundswell of grassroots volunteers.

Whether you’re in Bangkok, Baton Rouge, or right on Broadway, join us online, Friday, April 30 at 10:30 a.m.

In his new book, Professor Reinhold Martin reveals how universities have created and controlled knowledge for the past two centuries.

This is part of a Columbia News series introducing members of the University's Scholarship for Displaced Students, a program administered by Columbia Global Centers. 

We're asking the Class of 2021 to share photos, videos, and memories of their Columbia experiences. 

The Unsung Stories project--a conference, a podcast, and a concert--explores the legacy of women composers, sound artists, and musicians who have worked at the Computer Music Center.

This is part of a Columbia News series introducing members of the University's Scholarship for Displaced Students, a program administered by Columbia Global Centers. 

Here’s what the NCAA could do to level the athletic playing field for women and girls.

Columbia researchers in Professor Rafael Yuste’s lab discover neurons that detect novel stimuli.

Professor Clemence Boulouque’s new book, “Another Modernity,” profiles a 19th-century rabbi who believed that Judaism presented a solution to the world’s problems.

With Commencement and class days less than a month away, here's who we can expect to speak to our graduates in celebration of their accomplishments.

Two researchers from Columbia are using AI and their backgrounds in comparative literature to understand why people are often afraid and distrustful of vaccinations and how to convince them otherwise. 

If so, then Miller Theatre’s new podcast, Mission: Commission, is for you.

The pandemic has wreaked havoc on our sleep schedules, but there's one tip that ensures getting your sleep back on track for better performance.

Eight faculty and graduate student instructors from across the university have received the honor this year as part of this year's Commencement festivities.

Eight Columbians have been awarded the prestigious fellowships.

From chefs to presidents, listen to the wisdom of some of Columbia's greatest graduation speeches. 

From graduation tchotchkes to special speakers, test your knowledge of Columbia's Commencement.

The filmmaker, art historian, and collector was the subject of a recent online event organized by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute and the C.V. Starr East Asian Library.

Stephanie Main (GS’21), took the extra time afforded to her by the pandemic and remote classwork to put her Sustainable Development degree to work and build a tiny home to live a more sustainable life.

As April 30 quickly approaches, we're taking a look at the process of filming and preparing for this year's virtual Commencement, celebrating the Class of 2021. 

This is part of a Columbia News series introducing members of the University's Scholarship for Displaced Students, a program administered by Columbia Global Centers. 

These students are serious about Earth Day, and doing their part to protect the environment. They are committed to thinking and acting more sustainably. 

It wasn’t an easy decision, and we hated to make it. But here are the reasons why in-person Commencement this year would be inadvisable for Columbia.

From the first volume of Barack Obama's presidential memoir to a collection of classic recipes by Jacques Pépin, these books by Columbia alumni are all terrific gift ideas during graduation season.

In her new graphic memoir, “The Inheritance,” Professor Elizabeth Povinelli traces her life lines against a larger context.

"Justice has been met in this case, but it cannot erase the decades and centuries of injustices to Black people," said President Lee C. Bollinger.

The jury in the Derek Chauvin trial issued a guilty verdict on all three counts. Here are some of the reactions from faculty and students at Columbia.

This is part of a Columbia News series introducing members of the University's Scholarship for Displaced Students, a program administered by the Columbia Global Centers. 

Zarrilli comes to the university from the New York City Mayor’s Office, where he was Chief Climate Policy Advisor.

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