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features Summer 2006

Cover Story

Smart Growth
By David J. Craig
Columbia’s proposed Manhattanville expansion would give the University room to meet the challenges of the new century.


An Ariel View: The Confessions and Obsessions of Ariel Schrag
By Paul Hond
A young cartoonist draws inspiration from high school.



Diet for a Warm Planet
By Beth Kwon
Columbia thinkers offer food for thought on global warming and possible cures for the greenhouse blues.


Still Life with Critic
New Republic art critic Jed Perl gets off the canvas and lands some jabs in a discussion about his book New Art City.


Conserving the Center
By E. B. Solomont
In trying to uphold Judaism’s center, retiring JTS Chancellor Ismar Schorsch found himself caught in the middle.


Classics à la mode?
By Wm. Theodore de Bary
The Core Curriculum’s value comes in part from its remarkable immunity to changing academic fashions.




Letters to the editor

College Walk
Taps for the Beats?
Auld Lang ’Zine
Electrical Overlord

Public Health Dean Rosenfield to step down
UCSF epidemiologist Lee Goldman tapped…
The cat's out of the bag


My Columbia
For Lawrence Hoffman ’55CC, studying economics with Boris Stanfield was a love of labor.


Science, Medicine, Technology
Preparing for the unthinkable
Prenatal air
See you, silicon

Fidel's Man in Manhattan
Whitman Sampler (& Dickinson, Poe, et al.)
Mixed-up Media