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February 2012 Highlights
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Buell Center Exhibit Reimagines SuburbiaBuell Center Exhibit Reimagines Suburbia

 

Foreclosed, which runs at MoMA through July 30, looks beyond the mortgage crisis to explore innovative architectural alternatives to the traditional American single-family home.

Columbia in the Headlines
Eric Holder (Image credit: Eileen Barroso/Columbia University)
TOP STORY
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder at World Leaders Forumvideo
Hon. Eric H. Holder, Jr., speaking Feb. 23 in Low Library, outlined the Obama Administration's aggressive prosecution of financial frauds that helped fuel the 2008 market meltdown. Forward
 
Study Shows Alzheimer's May 'Jump' From One Brain Region to Another
RESEARCH
Study Shows Alzheimer's May "Jump" From One Brain Region to Another
A new study by Columbia researchers suggests that Alzheimer's disease appears to begin in one region of the brain and then spreads to connected areas, "jumping" from neuron to neuron. Forward
 
Timothy M. Frye (Image credit: Eileen Barroso/Columbia University)
GLOBAL
Harriman Institute Director Timothy Frye Discusses the Russian Elections
Frye, the Marshall D. Shulman Professor of Post-Soviet Foreign Policy, spoke to the Record about the changing political environment facing Vladimir Putin in the upcoming March 4 vote. Forward
 
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Columbia Law School conference (Image credit: Eileen Barroso/Columbia University)
ON CAMPUS
Marking 40 Years Since Ruth Bader Ginsburg Joined the Law Faculty
The Center for Gender and Sexuality Law welcomed the U.S. Supreme Court Justice to a conference honoring her pioneering appointment as a full professor at the law school. Forward
 
Online Archive Explores One Man's Scrapbooks of African American Life (Image credit: Columbia University Libraries)
NEW YORK STORIES
Online Archive Explores One Man's Scrapbooks of African American Life
Unwritten History, a digital exhibition by Columbia's Rare Book and Manuscript Library, examines the remarkable collection gathered by Harlem Renaissance figure Alexander Gumby. Forward

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