Winter 2005

FEATURES

COLUMBIA AND THE WORLD

The Secretary of the State
Between events on campus, Madeleine Albright spoke to Columbia about the war in Iraq.

Rose Revolutionary
As president of Georgia, Mikhail Saakashvili is using his winning and Western ways to bring his country out of post-Soviet chaos.
by Erin Arvedlund

World Leaders Forum 2004

Is Post-9/11 Security Grounding Scholars?
by Marcus Tonti
International students may be having a tough time getting into the country. And academics too?

Duel Degree
Two centuries after their ancestors' showdown in Weehawken, a Hamiltion and a Burr square off again.
by Marcus Tonti

Always Shining, Rarely Shown
"Jewels in Her Crown" brings some gems from special collections of Columbia's libraries to the public.

Back on the Starting Block
by Beth Kwon

LIVING LEGACIES

Introduction
by Wm. Theodore de Bary

James T. Shotwell: A Life Devoted to Organizing Peace
by Lisa Anderson

Salo Wittmayer Baron: Demystifying Jewish History
by Michael Stanislawski

DEPARTMENTS

FIRST THOUGHTS
Columbia as a Global University
by Nicholas B. Dirks

PRESIDENT'S DESK
Columbia and the World: The University's Globalization Task Force
by Lee C. Bollinger

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
Tom Otterness

On the cover: Madeleine Albright by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders