Columbia University Newsletter
June 2009 Highlights
The Record
Bob George, ARC founder and director, poses with a small sample of the massive collection. [Image credit: The ARChive of Contemporary Music]Columbia Partners With ARChive of Contemporary Music


A treasure trove of popular music—the world's largest—is coming to the University.

Upcoming Events


Community Forum on Fatherhood

June 22 at 6:30 p.m.


Café Science: Financial Crisis 101
June 22 at 6 p.m.


Gravitational Waves Public Lecture: Black Holes and the Big Bang in Audio
June 23 at 8 p.m.


School of General Studies Undergraduate Information Session
June 24 at 5:30 p.m.



More Events  Forward
Journalism students celebrate by throwing newspapers.
Commencement: Bollinger Calls Global Free Speech Rights Vital to New Grads
President Bollinger used his commencement address to bring together his own academic field of free speech and free press with the challenges of globalization. Forward
Kofi Annan
Kofi Annan Named Among First Columbia Global Fellows
President Bollinger has named Kofi Annan as a Columbia Global Fellow, part of a new initiative to bring distinguished leaders to campus to play significant roles in shaping solutions to critical international problems. Forward
Regions of the brain responsible for empathic accuracy [Image credit: Kevin Ochsner and Niall Bolger]
Columbia Researchers Map Brain Regions Responsible for Empathy
Columbia researchers have shown for the first time that two brain systems are primarily responsible for allowing humans to accurately predict the emotions of others. Forward
Professor June Cross and Columbia broadcast students
Journalism School Prepares Students for Changing Media Landscape video
Experts at the Graduate School of Journalism are preparing a new generation of journalists for the opportunities that are being created by the changing media landscape, marked by advances in technology and expanded use of the Internet. Forward
Columbia Takes Lead Role in Big Read
Columbia Takes Lead Role in Big Read video
This spring, Columbia hosted a series of local events as part of the Big Read, a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the U.S. State Department and Arts Midwest. Forward

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