Columbia University Newsletter
December 2009 Highlights
The Record
Professor Andrew Dolkart [Image credit: Eileen Barroso / Columbia University]Row Houses and Their Alterations Over the Years

 

In his new book, professor Andrew Dolkart describes row house design as an integral part of New York City's architectural history.

Columbia in the Headlines
In Surgery, a Tangled Tumor Meets Its Match
The New York Times, Dec. 15

The Ninth Annual Year in Ideas:
- Weapons of Mosquito Destruction
- Man-Made Greenery

The New York Times, Dec. 13

Eminent Domain in New York
The New York Times, Dec. 13

Colleges Turn the Economic Crisis Into a Lesson Plan
The New York Times, Dec. 11

President Obama's Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech video
Charlie Rose, Dec. 10

Yellow Ribbon Program
Lets Vets Attend Columbia
for Free
video
NY1, Nov. 25
President Lee C. Bollinger
TOP STORY
A Free Press for a Shrinking World video
In his new book, President Bollinger argues that while freedom of the press was a great 20th century achievement in the U.S., an increasingly global society must have robust, uninhibited and broadly international news media. Forward
 
New York City
CLIMATE
Columbia Experts Create Blueprint for Climate Resilience in New York City
As world leaders gather at the climate summit in Copenhagen, experts in New York are working on a way to help the city respond to the effects of climate change. Forward
 
Former President Bill Clinton and Dr. Wafaa El-Sadr addressed the challenges of fighting the global AIDS pandemic. [Image credit: Eileen Barroso / Columbia University
GLOBAL
Columbia and President Clinton Host Symposium to Mark World AIDS Day
On World AIDS Day, President Bill Clinton spoke at a symposium on campus, one of many Columbia initiatives that seek to raise awareness about the AIDS pandemic, both locally and abroad. Forward
 
NuSTAR with primary instrument components labeled [Image credit: NASA]
RESEARCH
NASA NuSTAR Telescope Being Built
at Nevis

Columbia professor Charles Hailey is assembling mirrors for NuSTAR, the most sensitive X-ray telescope ever constructed. Forward
 
Nobel laureate Eric Kandel
ON CAMPUS
A Conversation With Nobel Laureate Eric Kandel video
Nine years after winning the Nobel Prize, neuroscientist Eric Kandel, who turned 80 in November, is as inspired by science as he was at the start of his career. Forward

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