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Friday, November 16, 2012
Jazz and Paris have a long history. It is also the name of the first Columbia Jazz Seminar organized outside of New York by the Center for Jazz Studies (CJS) at Columbia University since the creation of its Jazz Study Group in 1995. The three-day event was held Oct. 5-7 in Paris at Columbia Global Centers | Europe, which co-sponsored the workshop with the CJS.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Daniel Hillel, an adjunct senior research scientist at Columbia University’s Earth Institute and the Goddard Institute for Space Studies, was recently awarded the World Food Prize for 2012. With Hillel’s prize, Columbia University now has two World Food Prize laureates, a major accomplishment for...
Monday, November 12, 2012
Since January 2011, the Center for International Conflict Resolution (CICR) has been running a program called Practicum Series: Drivers of Conflict and Peace. The goal is to develop several skills in students – project management, teamwork, cultural awareness in fragile state environments, and substantive knowledge in stabilization economics and post-conflict recovery.
Monday, November 12, 2012
In an effort to gain a more comprehensive understanding of public health issues, Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health has recently partnered with Columbia Engineering to create a new program that will give public health students the tools to analyze the complex systems tied to important health matters
Friday, November 9, 2012
Professor Andrew Nathan of SIPA discusses trends in China’s Foreign Policy.
Friday, October 26, 2012
Columbia Law School Professor Sarah H. Cleveland spent two days in Venice earlier this month working with members of the National Constituent Assembly of Tunisia on their efforts to draft a new constitution.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
In December 2011, the International Research Institute for Climate and Society issued a seasonal precipitation forecast. The forecast called for a 75 percent chance of above normal precipitation over parts of the Philippines between January and March.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
A groundbreaking HIV/AIDS study led by Dr. Salim Abdool Karim of the Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA) and the Mailman School's Department of Epidemiology provides important new insights to the human antibody response to HIV.
Monday, October 22, 2012
With so many dramatic events taking place in the Middle East, CUSSW student Lina Hamdan decided it was time to get some Arab youth involved in a drama of their own making—and with a peaceful ending.
Sunday, October 21, 2012
The second lecture of the Columbia Distinguished Lecture Series — “The U.S. Elects a President: What to Expect on Election Day and What to Expect Upon Inauguration” — took place on Sunday, Oct. 21st at the Trident Hotel in Mumbai