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Spring 2009 Cover
 
Cover photograph of Valeria Panayotova by Yola Monakhov
features Summer 2009     

Cover Story

Pomp and Reduced Circumstance
By Daniel Sorid
Five recent graduates navigate the worst job market since 1982, with a little help from their friends.

 

The Secret Sharer
By Paul Hond
Tracking terrorists. Assessing threats. Connecting dots. Mike Leiter ’91CC, director of the National Counterterrorism Center, is on the case.

 

 

Expectations Great and Small:
A Short Story

By Binnie Kirshenbaum
A new bride meets a member of the family.
 

 

Can We Talk About Overpopulation?
By David J. Craig
The idea of managing birthrates has always been fraught with political and moral peril, often stifling debate. Columbia academics weigh in on a reemerging controversy.
 

 
     

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Letters
Letters to the editor

College Walk
Autograph Man
Radio Active
Motion Pictures

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In the City of New York
Unbreakable

News
Stanford psychologist Claude M. Steele
    named provost

Columbia chooses Peña-Mora as
    dean of engineering

Kofi Annan among new Global Fellows

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Special Feature
Commencement 2009

 

 

Newsmakers
Healthy choices
Rulers of law
A global reach
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Science, Medicine, Technology
Getting to the bottom of depression
Solar solution
Desperate moves

Reviews
Free Radical
Brain Trust
He Gets Carried Away

Finals
Finals