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February 2011 Highlights
The Record
Preserving the Memory of Folk Music's Premier Preservationist

 

Prof. John Szwed pored through vast archives to write his bio of ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax.

Columbia in the Headlines
Bamboo Bikes in Ghana
PBS NewsHour, Feb. 18

Decentralizing the Internet
The New York Times, Feb. 16

Mubarak's Fall and U.S. Policy
NPR, Feb. 15

Building Bridges Columbia's Past and Future
The New York Times, Feb. 8

Below Antarctic, a Lake Surfaces
NPR, Feb. 3
Keren Bergman (Image credit: Eileen Barroso/Columbia University)
TOP STORY
Engineering School's Keren Bergman Works to Speed Up the Internet
Professor Keren Bergman is developing an alternative model of data transmission that will prioritize information transferred over the fiber optic network. Forward
 
Alfred Stepan (Image credit: Eileen Barroso/Columbia University)
GLOBAL
Alfred Stepan Discusses Democratic Transitions in the Middle East
The director of the Center for the Study of Democracy, Toleration and Religion examines upheaval in the Middle East and talks about nurturing new approaches to peace. Forward
 
Lenfest Awards Celebrate Faculty Achievement In and Out of the Classroom
ON CAMPUS
Lenfest Awards Celebrate Faculty Excellence
Eight faculty members from disciplines ranging from medieval art to earth science received this year's Distinguished Columbia Faculty Awards at a dinner at Casa Italiana on Feb. 8. Forward
 
Research Provides First Evidence That the Skeleton Regulates Male Fertility
RESEARCH
Research Provides First Evidence That the Skeleton Regulates Male Fertility
Columbia researchers have discovered that the skeleton acts as a regulator of fertility in male mice through a hormone released by bone, known as osteocalcin. Forward

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