Spring 2004

FEATURES

COLUMBIA AND THE CITY

Columbia’s New Yorkers
Celebrating 12 extraordinary Columbia alumni

The Young Lions
A group portrait of outstanding young graduates working in New York City from each of the University’s 15 schools

Revitalizing Chinatown: Columbia Urban Planning Students Help a Community Rebuild
by Marcus Tonti

A Harlem Alliance
by Margaret Moorman

City in the Sky: A Museum Celebrates New York’s Tallest Buildings
by Marcus Tonti

Thinking Forward: Laurie Hawkinson and the Art of Urban Architecture
by Marcus Tonti

Tell Mr. Beller a Story
A visit to Mr. Beller’s Neighborhood—an online magazine of essays about New York City created by School of the Arts alumnus Tom Beller

A Healthier City Today

Battling Obesity: Mary Bassett Helps New Yorkers Make Healthy Choices
by Rachel Christmas Derrick

Seeing the Light, Again: A New Look at an Old Method of Inhibiting TB Transmission
by Philip W. Brickner

Local News: Journalism Students on the Neighborhood Beat
by Marcus Tonti

LIVING LEGACIES

Introduction
by Wm. Theodore de Bary

Beyond Typhoid Mary: The Origins of Public Health at Columbia and in the City
by David Rosner

From Muskogee to Morningside Heights: Political Scientist Charles V. Hamilton
by Wilbur C. Rich

DEPARTMENTS

FIRST THOUGHTS
Architecture as an Instrument of Leadership
by Paul Byard

COLLEGE WALK
The Dialogue on Manhattanville; Strengthening Global Ties; Annan Speaks at Law School; Klezmer at the Kraft; Remodeled CU Home Page; Appointments; J-School Proposes to Add Two-Year Program; Commemorating Brown v. Board of Education; Mary Robinson Joins Columbia’s Faculty; Meet CUMC; Help Write Columbia’s History; WKCR Returns to Tristate Area; Painting New Horizons; Learning@Columbia; Sports Highlights

COLUMBIA 250
Columbia 250 kick-off; symposia; How do you celebrate a University?; calendar; A Columbian Ahead of Her Time: Constance Baker Motley

REVIEWS
Books by Paul Auster, Jacques Pépin, Nina Munk and Phillip Lopate

BOOKS IN BRIEF
Books by Lisa Anderson, James Boylan ’51JRN, Sheila M. Rothman and David J. Rothman, James Zug ’99SOA, Jagdish Bhagwati, Alec Michod ’99SOA and Joseph E. Stiglitz.

STUDENT VOICE
Going Vertical by Ben Kornfeind

CLASSIFIEDS

FINALS
Who Wrote That?
Who Shot Spiderman?

On the cover: Constance Baker Motley by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders