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Archival Documents Bring Light to Historical African American Legal Triumphs

A sheet of paper at Columbia’s Rare Book and Manuscript Library shows how a Black woman sought—and won—justice in 1791 America.
 

Early-career astrophysicists will analyze data from the soon-to-be-complete Vera Rubin Observatory in Chile while social scientists analyze their interactions with an eye on improving collaboration.

The widely respected Mitchell has devoted his 30-year career at Columbia to transformational diversity, equity, and inclusion work.

Columbians have long been biking to and around campus, but added bike racks and safer street connections throughout the city make two-wheeling it more appealing than ever before.

Michelle Young, GSAPP alumna and faculty member as well as founder of Untapped New York, helps reacquaint us with the can't-miss spots of Morningside campus as students return this fall. 

As Mary Boyce welcomes the Columbia community to campus, former provosts talk about the job, what to expect, and offer a bit of advice.

In basements, stairwells, factories, and courtyards lie some of Columbia University’s most intriguing and little-known bits of history. 

In his new book, "Why Trust Matters," Professor Benjamin Ho reveals the importance of trust in our daily lives.

Ready to start shopping for back-to-school? There are plenty of stores in Morningside Heights, Harlem, and Washington Heights that can help you and your family get fully prepared to pack up your backpacks and head off to school.

Whether baseball stats or tap dance is your jam, there’s a community here that shares your passion.

Check out these restaurants, markets, pastry shops, pet stores, and more when you return to campus this fall.

In preparing for the return to campus, we asked current students and alumni to share their tips and tricks for making life at Columbia that much more enjoyable. Have you tried all 28 of these ideas?

Professor Mae Ngai delves into the 19th-century Chinese migration to Anglo-American countries and finds out how those early experiences might explain the racism we see today.

Columbia is welcoming students back to campus for the first time since 2020 with events meant to help ‘connect, reflect and learn about the wonderful people and resources that make up the Columbia community.’

The citation "comes with a $100,000 grant to be administered by the Committee to Protect Journalists for the emergency relief of such individuals and their families." 

Columbia Business School pulled together a few pieces of advice to help leaders prepare for whatever comes next.

Four key members of the University’s COVID-19 Task Force talk about the challenges the institution had to overcome and the lessons learned.

In this Q&A, Jason Curtis, a researcher in astronomy professor Marcel Agüeros's lab, explains how to assign ages to stars based on how fast they spin, how AI is transforming astronomy, and discusses the work he's doing to make the field more diverse and inclusive.

A new book, “Undiversified,” spells out the reasons—and they’re probably not what you think—and offers solutions.

Shomik Ghose (SEAS’23), Tamarah Wallace (CC’22), and Jake Fisher (SEAS’22) make up the Columbia team advancing to the finals against USC in the newly revived Capital One College Bowl quiz show on NBC.

On the northeast corner of Low Library sits a low-profile 9/11 memorial to members of the Columbia Business School community. How did that memorial come to be?

In commemoration of this somber date, Columbia News reached out to our community to learn what Columbians witnessed and recalled from September 11, 2001.

The three-part show also looks at monuments and memorials on Columbia’s campus, and commemorates local lives lost to the pandemic.

Today, the September 11, 2001 Oral History Project contains over 900 recorded hours with more than 600 people. 

This one goes out to the Columbia employees who served our campuses throughout the pandemic, making it possible for most of us to return. 

Blending research and imagination, “The Magician” traces the life of the writer Thomas Mann.

Twelve individuals who are making positive changes in their communities across the globe have been chosen to be a part of the latest cohort of Obama Foundation Scholars.

What's a neutrino and how do you detect one? Columbia physicist and neutrino hunter Georgia Karagiorgi explains, and describes what she hopes to learn at the Fermilab accelerator near Chicago.

Columbia University's College Bowl team beat USC 790-775 to become the champions of the newly revived quiz team show on NBC. 

From chess to remarkable works of literature, science to photography, here are just a few groundbreaking Hispanic Columbians.

Two exhibitions this semester document the Harriman’s history, projects, and partnerships.

Funded by the National Science Foundation, the center will leverage big data and machine learning to improve climate projections and motivate societies to invest in policies and infrastructure to confront rising seas and warmer temperatures.

In this Q&A, climate scientist Galen McKinley and computer scientist Carl Vondrick explain how Columbia’s new climate modeling center will improve on the latest projections.

What we've learned should help us to foster mental health resilience among children, adolescents, and young adults in communities most directly hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The award is the fourth Clinical and Translational Science Award for Columbia, totaling over $200 million since 2006.

Professor Muhsin al-Musawi examines the enduring global appeal of the Arabian Nights.

The African American & African Diaspora Studies Department (AAADS) and the Department of Anthropology announce  the untimely passing of Dr. Steven Gregory.

They join more than 2,000 students, representing over 120 universities worldwide, who are deeply committed to social impact, sustainable development, and climate change. 

A sheet of paper at Columbia’s Rare Book and Manuscript Library shows how a Black woman sought—and won—justice in 1791 America.
 

This year’s Climate Week NYC will feature Columbia professors on communicating climate solutions, financing mitigation and adaptation measures, decarbonizing Columbia's campus, and more.

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