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features Summer 2008

Cover Story

States of dependence
By Glyn Vincent
As a limited resource shrinks in the face of ever-growing demand, Americans find themselves in a sticky situation. Can we survive our addiction to oil?


Harlem on a Roll
By Paul Hond
With the rate of Harlem’s gentrification outpacing services, entrepreneur Sharon Joseph spared no expense in striking a positive note for her community: She opened a bowling center.



Trilling’s Journey Resumed
Columbia is pleased to present a chapter of Lionel Trilling’s unfinished novel, newly discovered by Geraldine Murphy and to be published by Columbia University Press.


Who Will Tell Amelia?
By Erica Westly
A child is born with HIV, but her parents don’t want to tell her. What should a physician do?




Letters to the editor

College Walk
Red Leather Days
Back to Black

The Ballad of Gabriel Conroy

Quigley to step down after 14 years
   as College dean

Brus and Jessell win first Kavli Prizes
Ben Jealous ’94CC becomes youngest-ever
   NAACP president


Let's Go Europe
Look Back, Move Forward
Screen Time


My Columbia
A B-school alum trades the dollar for the collar.

Science Special: Climate Change
Study links thousands of ecological
   changes to human-induced warming

University launches Climate Center
Hansen to Congress: Time is running out
   to save environment
Greenhouse blowback?
Let’s see if it floats
CO2 may get ocean burial

Danse Macabre
We Left in Pieces
In the City of New Pigtown

The Lion in Summer