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October 2012 Highlights
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Thomas JessellInterdisciplinary Thinking: Thomas Jessell


Dr. Jessell, co-director of the Mind Brain Behavior Initiative, sees an opportunity for Columbia to build a model for scholarship that brings the sciences and humanities together.

Columbia in the Headlines
Larry Abbott
Theoretical Physicist Turns to Neuroscience
Professor Larry Abbott creates mathematical models that join two areas of research—how external stimuli drive perception and how internal processing influences behavior. Forward
L-R: Nathaniel Persily, Dorian Warren, Kathleen McKeown and Donald Green
Election 2012 Roundup: Four Faculty Members on This Year's Campaign
The Record talked to faculty members across the University for insight on trends of this election cycle, from issues up for debate to mechanics of voting and campaign craft. Forward
Terry A. Plank and Maria Chudnovsky
Two Professors Win MacArthur Foundation "Genius" Grants
Terry A. Plank and Maria Chudnovsky are among the 23 fellows who will receive the awards for "extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits." Forward
Claude McKay
Harlem Renaissance Novel by Claude McKay Unearthed
PhD student Jean-Christophe Cloutier was researching writer Samuel Roth in the Libraries when he came across an unknown manuscript by the Harlem Renaissance writer. Forward
Who's On the Ballot?
Professor Ester Fuchs Develops New Voter Education Website
Voters who visit can find not just their polling place and hours, but also who the candidates are and links to their campaign websites. Forward

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