Columbia University Newsletter
January 2010 Highlights
The Record
Actress Scarlett Johansson with director and theater professor Gregory MosherMosher Back on Broadway Directing a Miller Classic

 

When A View From the Bridge opened at the Cort Theater on Jan. 24, to rave reviews, it marked Gregory Mosher's return to Broadway.

Columbia in the Headlines
Prof. Glenn Hubbard: A True Marshall Plan for Haiti
Financial Times, Jan. 26

Quake Disrupted Haiti Environmental Efforts
Newsweek, Jan. 25

Students Can Build Digital Cameras, Focus on Science Lessons
NY1, Jan. 21

Is Salt Deadly? video
CBS News, Jan. 21

President Bollinger Talks About a Global Free Press
- WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show, Jan. 14
- Charlie Rose, Jan. 13

From Battlefield to Ivy League, on the G.I. Bill
The New York Times, Jan. 8
James Taylor, first-year master's student at SIPA, helps a wounded child in Port-au-Prince. (Image credit: Elisabeth Lindenmayer)
TOP STORY
Columbians Recall Haiti Earthquake and Support Relief Efforts video
Read about the experiences of Columbia staff and students who were in Haiti during the earthquake and how the University community is supporting the ongoing relief effort. Forward
 
The Levitated Dipole Experiment (LDX) reactor, on the campus of MIT (Image credit: The LDX team)
RESEARCH
Levitating Magnet May Yield New Approach to Clean Energy
A team at Columbia University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are devising a unique approach that may allow scientists to generate clean energy from fusion. Forward
 
The Aid Trap
GLOBAL
A New Marshall Plan: A Market-Driven Solution to Global Poverty
The idea that the U.S. should use the Marshall Plan as a template for rechanneling foreign aid into the African business sector is the subject of a new book co-written by two Columbia professors. Forward
 
Students at the Columbia Secondary School for Math, Science and Engineering work on an experiment that teaches basic principles about watersheds. (Image credit: Jorge Cifuentes/Columbia Secondary School)
NEW YORK STORIES
Columbia Programs Enrich Science Education for Young Learners
Columbia's programs to enhance science education for primary and secondary school students in the New York area include the public Columbia Secondary School on 123rd Street. Forward
 
Professor Jonathan R. Cole
ON CAMPUS
Jonathan Cole's New Book on America's Research Universities video
Professor Jonathan R. Cole has taken his research specialty and his knowledge of higher education and produced a new book on the future of the American research university. Forward

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