For the Daughters of Harlem: Working in Sound brings young women of color from public high schools in Manhattan and the Bronx to Columbia for workshops on recording and producing their own music.
Jorge Otero-Pailos is one of three artists invited by New York City Center to create artworks that celebrate the cultural institution’s 75th anniversary.
Columbia University's Rare Book and Manuscript Library has acquired the papers of American author Lydia Davis, including draft manuscripts, notes, personal correspondence and journals dating back to her adolescence.
As a recent medical school graduate of Cairo University, Wafaa El-Sadr arrived in the U.S. in 1976 confident that more training in medicine would help her meet the challenges of curing infectious diseases in poor countries around the world, like her native Egypt.
“[Cornell] Woolrich has been described as the Edgar Allan Poe of crime fiction,” said Rob King, a film professor of film at the School of the Arts. From March 27 to 31, the second annual Dr. Saul and Dorothy Kit Film Noir Festival will focus on film adaptations of Woolrich’s fiction.
As a scientist, Sean Solomon has studied Mercury, Venus and Mars. Now he heads Columbia’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, whose researchers study planet Earth, from its deepest ocean to its highest peak.
Federica Coppola's research exists at the intersection of neuroscience and law. She investigates how brain research has been applied in the past and could be used to revise criminal law doctrines, theories of punishment and correctional practices.
The Brown Institute for Media Innovation awards upwards of $1 million in grants and fellowships, called Magic Grants, to fund projects and prototypes that devise new tools and new ways to tell stories. Director Mark Hansen discussed the breadth of the institute’s work as it prepares to select the next set of Magic Grant recipients.