Columbia News  
  February 2014 Highlights  
 
 
Digital Humanities, featuring Dennis Tenen
 
 
  Humanities Cross the Digital Divide  
  Code. Data. Algorithms. Programming. These may sound like the language of computer science, but they are increasingly the building blocks of a new generation of liberal arts and scholarship. Find out how the digital revolution has created new opportunities across traditional disciplines.  read more »  
 
  Celebrating 150 Years at Columbia Engineering
The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science celebrates its sesquicentennial by highlighting its history of technology leadership, current dynamism and plans for future growth. With its admired new dean, cutting-edge data science institute and pivotal role in University initiatives from neuroscience and nanotechnology to journalism and climate change,  it's an exciting new era for Columbia Engineering. 
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  Law School Honors Civil Rights Pioneer
Jack Greenberg (CC ’45, LAW’48) argued Brown v. Board of Education before the U.S. Supreme Court and won Martin Luther King Jr. the right to march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala. To Columbia Law students, alumni and faculty, many of whom joined him in the civil rights struggle, Prof. Greenberg is almost as legendary in the classroom as he was in the courtroom. 
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  A Scholar’s Inside View of Afghanistan’s Warlords
In 2004, Dipali Mukhopadhyay was a graduate student interested in the role of warlords when she first went to Afghanistan. She has been back five times since then. She is now an assistant professor at Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs, and is publishing her first book, Warlords, Strongman Governors and the State in Afghanistan
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  Prof. Alywn Cohall Honored for Supporting HIV-Positive Youth
For over 20 years, Alywn Cohall, Harlem Health Promotion Center and Project STAY Director at the Mailman School of Public Health, has worked with young people in poor neighborhoods and communities of color to prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. Cohall was recently recognized for his work by the New York City Department of Health.  
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  Columbia in the News  
   
  Science Linking Drought to Global Warming Remains Matter of Dispute  
  The New York Times, February 16  
 
  ‘Maximalist: America in the World from Truman to Obama’ by Stephen Sestanovich  
  The Washington Post, February 14  
 
  Columbia Fencers Are Aided by Jedi Master  
  The New York Times, February 7  
 
  Prof. Olajide Williams: Kids Learn to Shoot Down Stroke With Video Game  
  Reuters, February 6  
 
  Prof. Mae Ngai: Second Class Noncitizens  
  The New York Times, January 30  
 
  With University’s Help, New Park on Harlem River Is a Marshland Sanctuary  
  The New York Times, January 20  
 
   
 
 
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