Solving the Global Water Crisis
Date: Saturday, October 13, 2012
The Journal of International Affairs might seem like an odd place for an engineer to publish, as Upmanu Lall recently did, but the Alan and Carol Silberstein Professor of Engineering is used to addressing big questions with broad reach. Foremost in his mind these days: Will we run out of fresh water in the twenty-first century?
Asia Society’s Vishakha Desai to Join Columbia
Date: Thursday, October 4, 2012
Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger has announced that Vishakha Desai, former president and chief executive of the New York-based Asia Society, will join the University as his special advisor for global affairs.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Speaks at Columbia
Date: Saturday, September 22, 2012
Nobel Laureate Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Speaks at World Leaders Forum.
Long before she was a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, and spent 15 of the past 21 years under house arrest as a political prisoner in Burma.