News

December 18, 2018

Simon Tavaré Takes Aim at Cancer with Math

Pioneering statistician and internationally recognized cancer researcher is the director of the University’s newly established Herbert and Florence Irving Institute for Cancer Dynamics.

December 10, 2018

ToxicDocs Levels the Playing Field for Efforts to Prevent Toxic Exposures

A powerful resource at Columbia University has opened areas of inquiry about the corporate and regulatory histories of these companies. ToxicDocs is a database of some 20 million once-secret industry and trade association documents concerning the health hazards of toxic chemicals such as asbestos, lead and PCBs.

November 19, 2018

Columbia and UAW Reach Framework Agreement

The Framework Agreement announced today by Columbia and representatives of the United Auto Workers sets forth mutually agreed upon principles to guide negotiations toward collective bargaining agreements on wages, hours, and other working conditions for Columbia’s student research and teaching assistants and for our diverse postdoc community.

November 09, 2018

Columbia Professor Leads Restoration of Local World War I Memorial

Every working day for the last 20 years, Rudolph L. Leibel has peered down from his sixth-floor window in the Russ Berrie Medical Science Pavilion onto a bronze statue that commemorates soldiers from Washington Heights and Inwood who gave their lives in World War I.