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Wednesday, April 10, 2019
ANNOUNCING A YEAR-LONG 10-EVENT CELEBRATION FOR OUR 10TH ANNIVERSARY! In March 2009 the Columbia Global Centers launched with two Centers in Amman and Beijing. Today, our network includes nine Centers – Amman, Beijing, Istanbul, Mumbai, Nairobi, Paris, Rio, Santiago, and Tunis. Ten years on, the...
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
In the Atlantic Ocean, a giant ‘conveyor belt’ carries warm waters from the tropics into the North Atlantic, where they cool and sink and then return southwards in the deep ocean. This circulation pattern is an important player in the global climate, regulating weather patterns in the Arctic,...
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Members of Columbia’s inaugural cohort of Obama Scholars spoke about their work conducting public healthcare research, finding cost-effective diagnosis and treatment options, and raising feminine hygiene awareness at the first roundtable event of the semester Tuesday evening. The panel—“Public...
Monday, December 3, 2018
On Saturday, December 1, Columbia University’s Board of Trustees voted to confirm the creation of the African American and African Diaspora Studies department. This new department will bring a fresh approach to the discipline at a crucial moment in race relations and black identity within our...
Monday, November 12, 2018
Joined by France’s Minister of Higher Education and world renowned artists, the Columbia community gathered at Reid Hall in Paris today to celebrate the opening of the Institute for Ideas and Imagination. Created to challenge longstanding traditions that govern the ways in which knowledge is...
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Rafael Yuste, a professor of Biological Sciences at Columbia University, has been awarded the Eliasson Global Leadership Prize by the Tällberg Foundation for his seminal contributions in inspiring the US and International BRAIN initiatives and for his efforts toward building ethical guidelines for...
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
An accomplished group of 12 rising social change-makers from around the world has been selected as the first class of Obama Foundation Scholars at Columbia University. Consistent with the Obama Foundation’s mission to inspire, empower, and connect the next generation of civic leaders, the new, year...
Monday, May 14, 2018
Columbia World Projects (CWP) issued a report on the results of its inaugural forum, focused on expanding access to energy, which has been called a “golden thread” because of the critical role it plays in enabling economic opportunity, health, gender equality, food security, and environmental...
Monday, May 7, 2018
Columbia’s Institute for Ideas and Imagination has announced its first cohort of fellows, a group of 16 preeminent scholars, writers, and artists from around the world who are being brought together for year-long residencies at Reid Hall in Paris. Reid Hall is the home of Columbia Global Centers |...
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
During March, a team of scientists led by William D’Andrea, associate research professor at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, travelled to Rapa Nui (Easter Island) to work on a major research project in the island’s most important wetlands. The collaborative field team also...