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Tuesday, December 20, 2011
From November 8-11, 2011, President of Teachers College Susan Fuhrman visited Chile. President Fuhrman held meetings at the Universidad Diego Portales (UDP) and also with the President and educational staff from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC).
Thursday, December 15, 2011
In a continuing effort to broaden New York City-based Columbia University’s already extensive international perspective, University President Lee C. Bollinger joined with faculty, alumni and local supporters on November 1 to open a Columbia Global Center in Istanbul — its sixth international venue.
Monday, December 12, 2011
Salvadoran cane worker stricken by chronic kidney disease. Photo by Sasha Chavkin It remains a mystery: thousands of workers in sugarcane plantations in Nicaragua are dying from kidney disease and no one knows why. In the fall of 2009, while enrolled in the Stabile program, Sasha Chavkin began...
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Findings from a recent study suggest a promising couple-based intervention to reduce behavioral risk of HIV transmissions among Black men who have sex with men (MSM). This research addresses the segment of the population that accounts for the majority of HIV infections in the United States. In New...
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
The panel took place in the Library of Teachers College, in front an audience of more than 30 people, among them professors from TC and SIPA, Chilean students and also PhD candidate students.
Monday, November 14, 2011
In the fall of 2008, Erin Siegal, then a student in the Stabile investigative reporting program, began reporting on Guatemalan adoptions as part of her master’s project. With a grant from the Stabile Center, she traveled to Guatemala during the winter break to follow the story of Fernanda, a baby...
Friday, October 21, 2011
Students from the Stabile Class of 2011 wrote the cover story for the latest edition of Caixin, China’s most respected investigative and financial magazine. The story, “African Safari: CIF’s Grab for Oil and Minerals in Africa,” uncovers how a mysterious Hong Kong company managed to wangle...
Sunday, September 26, 2010
Date: September 26, 2005 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Location: Low Memorial Library His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama participates in a dialogue about Tibetan studies at Columbia University in terms of its importance in religious studies, East and South Asian studies, and the sciences.
Saturday, September 25, 2010
Date: September 25, 2003 Location: Low Memorial Library President Vladimir Putin gives a speech describing the global benefits of keeping close ties between the United States and the Russia.
Friday, September 24, 2010
Date: September 24, 2007 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Low Library Rotunda A keynote address by Michelle Bachelet of the Republic of Chile. A question and answer session with the audience will follow. Co-sponsored by the Institute of Latin American Studies...