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Davide Giri, a doctoral student at the School of Engineering and Applied Science, was killed in a violent attack near campus on Thursday night. A vigil will be held tonight, Dec. 3, at 5 p.m. on Butler Lawn. 

In an online GSAPP event, Thai architect Boonserm Premthada discusses Elephant World, where the large creatures coexist with locals and visitors.

The pendulum versus policy explanation, and how they differ in their implications.

Technical support and a strong interdisciplinary ethos have contributed to a thriving entrepreneurial culture on campus.

In her new book, Information Security Essentials, Susan McGregor outlines the crucial steps for protecting news writers, sources, organizations—and anyone—in the digital era.

Ahead of Veterans Day, a break down of why the transition from the military to higher ed is so difficult and what can be done about it. 

In a complementary measure, landfills should also be outfitted with facilities to monitor and control existing methane emissions.

Content advisory: This article includes information about mental health distress, suicide, and suicide prevention. 

A group of artists gathered to share their experiences creating works that encompass collective memories and mourning as well as hope and healing.

Here are the Awards & Milestones that went to Columbians from Oct. 28 to Nov. 11, 2021.

In “Read Until You Understand,” Professor Farah Jasmine Griffin sets her personal story against the changing definition of American democracy.

Drew and Goggin are graduates of Columbia College and Columbia Journalism School.

Aerosol scientist Faye McNeill explains air purifier basics, why masks really do work, and how chemistry experiments and computer simulations in the lab translate to environmental policy.

New York City ZIP codes with a higher percentage of Black residents had higher rates of Covid-19-specific criminal court summonses and arrests early in the pandemic, says new research by the Mailman School of Public Health.

A new study in mice reveals how periods of rest help memory cells remember entire environments.

Researchers have drawn up a newly granular map of the inputs and impacts of human sewage on the world’s coastlines. The results are not pretty, but they are enlightening.

The program will allow early-stage startups to conduct product-oriented research and development in available campus labs, accelerating innovation in critical areas such as climate, energy, infrastructure, and materials.

She also covers changing U.S.-China relations, fear, truth-telling, and other topics in an online Weatherhead East Asian Institute event.

Program will help researchers and entrepreneurs develop and scale carbon-cutting technologies.

Here are the six major factors, or tipping points, that will determine whether climate change causes irreversible damage to the planet.

By hosting and participating in a number of special events, scholars from the Columbia Climate School helped to shape the conversation at the UN climate summit. Here are a few highlights.

A student reflects on how far young people have come toward influencing the UN climate negotiations, and what needs to happen next.  

“Our Country Friends” follows eight characters who gather in a house and fall in and out of love and friendship.

Columbia Climate School experts say the results out of Glasgow are “a real mixed bag.”

Zuckerman Institute neuroscientists Rudy Behnia, Jessica Kohn and Jacob Portes explain how they solved a 60-year old mystery.

"Don't you love New York in the Fall?" We'll do you one better: Immerse yourself in the fall foliage of Columbia's campuses.

With the holiday approaching, here’s where you can find the supplies you need to make the meal memorable or find a little help with takeout Uptown.

Forget Black Friday and Cyber Monday — check out these local spots for gifts and support small businesses.

Feeling anxious about seeing your family this Thanksgiving?Check out these tips from Peter T. Coleman, of Teachers College, on how to avoid uncomfortable conflicts and enjoy your holiday.

A single dose of psilocybin, combined with psychological support, was found to significantly reduced depressive symptoms that lasted up to 12 weeks, according to a new Columbia Psychiatry study.

The latest documentary, JULIA, from the filmmakers who brought us RBG, arrives just in time for Thanksgiving. Bon appétit!

Gratitude was the name of the game on Thursday evening as Columbia Dining put on a Thanksgiving feast and festive photo booth for students. 

In an online GSAPP event, Kate Aronoff discusses her recent book, "Overheated," and what needs to be done now.

Columbia Engineering professor Henning Schulzrinne unpacks President Biden’s $1 trillion infrastructure bill and its promise to expand broadband access for people in rural and low-income areas.

Classics Professor Katharina Volk takes on Cicero, Caesar, Brutus, Cassius, and others in “The Roman Republic of Letters.”

Experts at Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health explain the potential risks of the new Covid-19 variant and how we can protect ourselves.

Professor Jeremy Dauber’s new book tells the sweeping story of cartoons, comic strips, and graphic novels and their hold on the American imagination.  

The rate of cervical cancer among women in low-income, mostly minority neighborhoods in New York City is nearly two times higher than the rate among New Yorkers in wealthier, largely white neighborhoods, says new Columbia research.

A new technique developed at Columbia Engineering combines quantum mechanics and machine learning to efficiently simulate temperature-dependent processes in materials. The method could lead to new and less carbon-intensive ways of making steel and recycling scarce metals.

Agreement establishes a compensation fund to be distributed among 79 survivors.

Fiction, nonfiction, memoir, history, sports, the economy—we’ve got you covered with this diverse list of books, each one the perfect present for someone in your life.

There's been a lot of progress in HIV/AIDS treatment, but it's important to remember the fear, sadness, and solidarity that was witnessed during the 1980s and '90s.

Researchers at Columbia’s Zuckerman Institute find unexpected connections among brain cells that record memories of places in mice, offering new clues about how mental maps of the world are formed.

What will it take to defeat AIDS in the United States by 2030? Drs. Wafaa El-Sadr and David Ho of Columbia University Irving Medical Center weigh in.

Researchers at Columbia Engineering have found a way, using 2D materials, to build superconducting qubits that are a fraction of the size of previous qubits.

Davide Giri, a doctoral student at the School of Engineering and Applied Science, was killed in a violent attack near campus on Thursday night. A vigil will be held tonight, Dec. 3, at 5 p.m. on Butler Lawn. 

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