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Historic Preservation Professor Jorge Otero-Pailos discusses how emerging technology helps architectural restoration.

The Wall Street Journal recently ran an adapted excerpt of The First Cell, by Columbia's Dr. Azra Raza, in which she argues that we need to shift our focus from fighting cancer in its last stages to finding the very first cells. 

Forty years later, a Columbia professor shares what he learned from a high-profile experiment in which he tried to teach a chimp human language.

NBA patience and resolve will eventually ease tensions with China.

New campaign finance laws are useless without an effective Federal Election Commission enforcing those laws.

Professor Jeremy Dauber's new book, geared to young adults, blends fantasy and science fiction.

President Trump's policy shift ignores Turkey’s slaughter of Kurds in Syria.

A Columbia psychiatrist and ethicist addresses the quandaries we face over the changing ways we create children.

Students are using Columbia’s Rare Book & Manuscript Library to create new scholarship in African American and African Diaspora Studies.

This three-night art installation, which includes a discussion with the artist, is part of the University’s Year of Water.

While the rate of Eastern Equine Encephalitis is unusually high this year, more worrisome is the link to a warming climate and what it could signal for the future.

Sociology Professors Adam Reich and Peter Bearman are honored for their book examining the obstacles and opportunities low-wage workers face at such places like Walmart and how the modern workplace contributes to debates on social and economic justice, labor and inequality.

Based on an artifact in the Libraries’ collections and a historic campus event, the inside-outside exhibition aims to foster conversations about representation at universities. 

Courts play an important role in protecting freedom of expression and in investigating the murder of journalists like Jamal Khashoggi. 

Human Rights Advocates is ‘one of the best programs supporting rights activists’ today. At Columbia, whatever they learn from us is dwarfed by the vast and rich body of learning that they bring to us.'