Columbia University Newsletter
October 2010 Highlights
The Record
Professor Jeremy MaoDental Surgeon Engineers Tissue Replacement

 

Professor Jeremy Mao's curiosity has led him into the esoteric fields of tissue engineering, research with adult stem cells and regenerative medicine.

Columbia in the Headlines
Fit for a Princess
Scientific American, Oct. 21

Lessons in a Life Well Lived
The New York Times, Oct. 19

Prof. Philip Bobbitt: Global Warning
The New York Times, Oct. 14

Prof. Tim Wu on Communi-
cation, Chaos and Control
video
The New Yorker, Oct. 11

Life After Winning a Nobel Prize
NPR, Oct. 7
Henry R. Kravis
TOP STORY
Henry Kravis Pledges $100 Million for New Business School Building
Henry R. Kravis (BUS'69) says that building state-of-the-art facilities on the new Manhattanville campus is an investment in both business education and local entrepreneurship. Forward
 
Paul Sajda wears an EEG (electroencephalography) cap. Sajda and his team are building a computer capable of sifting through vast amounts of visual data to help people make decisions. (Image credit: Eileen Barroso/Columbia University)
RESEARCH
Engineering Faculty Pioneer New Healthcare Technologiesvideo
The School of Engineering and Applied Science is partnering with Columbia University Medical Center, using biomedical engineering to develop a range of new therapies and techniques. Forward
 
U.S. Life Expectancy Continues to Fall Behind That of Other Countries
GLOBAL
U.S. Life Expectancy Continues to Fall Behind That of Other Countries
According to new Columbia research, commonly cited causes, such as smoking and obesity, are not to blame for a continuing lag in U.S. life expectancy. Forward
 
Local Seniors Get Tech Training and Wi-Fi Hotspot at Riverbank State Park
NEW YORK STORIES
Columbia Partnership Provides Wi-Fi Hotspot at Riverbank State Parkvideo
More than 2,000 older citizens in Harlem received hands-on training with new technologies at the New York City Housing Authority's 6th Annual Senior Benefit & Entitlement Fair. Forward

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