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VOL. 23, NO. 6OCTOBER 10, 1997

Vickrey One Year Later: Catching Up with a Thinker Way Ahead of His Time

William Vickrey.—See FULL STORY

Public Health School Joins in Chernobyl Cancer Study

Columbia's School of Public Health will collaborate with scientists from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), Belarus and Ukraine in cancer studies relating to the Chernobyl nuclear tragedy, which occurred in 1986. The work will be supported by a $3 million contract from NCI.

  "We can expect that this landmark research will have far-reaching effects in terms of protecting the public's health," said Dean Allan Rosenfield in announcing the initial three-year agreement.—See FULL STORY.

POWER FACT: Columbia Business School has more women enrolled than any other leading business school. This year's class is 37 percent women, marking an 8 percent rise since 1991.