Columbia Law School Professor Jeffrey Fagan is a leading criminologist who studies policing and race. In Columbia Magazine, he suggests improvements to the relationships between police and minority communities.
New evidence, found nearly two miles underground, shows that most of Greenland's ice melted in the recent geographic past, a discovery from Columbia's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory that suggests the Greenland ice sheet is more vulnerable to human-driven climate change than previously thought.
Columbia School of General Studies student Yeonmi Park's hope is to continue not only as an academic, advocate and activist, but also as a socially conscious entrepreneur—implementing solutions to social and cultural issues.
The Economist writes that John Judis' new book, the latest from Columbia Global Reports, is a "well- written and well-researched, powerfully argued and perfectly timed" study of global populism, a political wave that intensified this weekend after Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's resignation.
In The New York Times Sunday Review, Columbia Law School Professor Tim Wu writes that America's national parks are the latest victims of corporate branding and an advertising industry set on penetrating "the last remaining bastions of peace, quiet and individual focus."
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Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory scientists research an encroachment of forest trees on receding icy Alaskan tundras. This multiyear NASA-sponsored project may increase understanding of the warming effects of climate change and the future of wild forests surrounding the arctic circle.
In just 48 days, President-Elect Donald Trump will take office. And one of his first actions may be a nomination to fill the vacant seat on the U.S. Supreme Court. Jeffrey Lax, a professor of political science who specializes in judicial politics, discusses how the Court may change.
On World AIDS Day, ICAP at the Mailman School of Public Health shares new data from three countries in sub-Saharan Africa heavily affected by HIV/AIDS that shows new infections are falling, the percent of the population infected with HIV is stabilizing and over half of all people living with HIV are virally suppressed.
Disney's "Moana" dominated the Thanksgiving box office, boosted by the star power of Dwayne Johnson and original songs from Pulitzer winner Lin-Manuel Miranda of “Hamilton.” Another player in this hit is Columbia Engineering's Eitan Grinspun, whose research animated many of the characters' movements. Here, Professor Mike Massimino visits Professor Grinspun in the computer animation lab.
Sarah Stillman, director of Columbia Journalism School's Global Migration Project, 2016 MacArthur “genius” grant winner and New Yorker staff writer, reports on an interactive exhibit created by Doctors Without Borders where visitors step into the role of refugees.