News

March 05, 2020

Demystifying the World of Impact Investing

Columbia Startup Lab hosted a conversation between SIPA Professor Sarah Holloway and UBS Vice Chairman Jolyne Caruso-Fitzgerald on how social enterprise entrepreneurs can grow their missions.

March 04, 2020

Growing Nitrogen Footprint Threatens Our Air, Water and Climate

Industrial farming in the temperate climates has been seen as the main cause of nitrogen pollution, but tropical agriculture emissions are catching up.

February 26, 2020

Is One Presidential Candidate More Electable Than the Other?

Pundits are full of assertions on winning White House bids, but they are just opinions and nothing more. Let's try to avoid the 'electability trap.'

February 24, 2020

How to Tackle the Tech Giants

The Knight First Amendment Institute is publishing a collection of essays from leading experts and scholars looking into big tech's relationship with free speech.

February 21, 2020

Opioid Avengers: Columbia Students Save Four Lives With Naloxone

Campus overdose prevention programs have trained more than 2,500 students, employees and community members to recognize the signs of an emergency and intervene.

February 17, 2020

Finance Experts Weigh in on the Strength of Political Institutions

Jack Lew, former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, and Raghuram Rajan, former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, visited Columbia to discuss the connections between monetary policy and public support.  

February 17, 2020

Misinformation, Media Manipulation and Antisemitism

An annual event at the Italian Academy marking Holocaust Remembrance Day looks at online extremism.