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Columbia Engineering professor Henning Schulzrinne explains why the roll-out of 5G wireless grounded hundreds of flights and what industry and government can do about it.

Students applying to Columbia Business School will have access to a new scholarship fund in the 2022-23 academic year, thanks to a $10 million gift from Robert F. Smith (BUS’94) founder, chairman, and CEO of Vista Equity Partners.

According to neuroscientist Eric Kandel’s new book, the answer is a resounding yes.

Columbia Business School professor Bruce Usher explains what goes into creating an effective carbon market and what weaknesses still need to be addressed.

Actress Amanda Peet (CC'94) “recognizes the joy” of writing as co-creator of the massively popular Netflix series The Chair in Columbia College Today. 

A single type of neuron is responsible for keeping our legs in lockstep, new research shows, a finding that could lead to new therapies for people with spinal cord injuries or motor disorders.

Computer scientist David Blei, with co-authors Matthew Hoffman and Francis Bach, is recognized with a Test of Time Award at NeurIPS, the world’s top machine learning conference, for scaling his topic modeling algorithm to billions of documents. 

The Columbia professor argues that neoracism, disguised as antiracism, is hurting Black communities in America, and says that his book offers a roadmap to change. 

Tessa Montague, a postdoc in Richard Axel’s lab at Columbia’s Zuckerman Institute, studies the neural basis of camouflage in cuttlefish, a cephalopod related to squid and octopuses. Columbia News spoke with Montague about what she hopes to learn from a creature that hides in plain sight by changing the patterns on its skin, and what goes into creating new tools for studying its brain.

A new tool developed at Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health that measures how fast someone is aging could help epidemiologists understand the factors driving accelerated aging in vulnerable populations.

The Knight First Amendment Institute proposes legal protection for certain research and news-gathering projects focused on social media platforms.

The Spring 2022 semester kicks off with a brand new Columbia Dining spot: Chef Mike's Sub Shop in Uris Hall. 

Astronomer David Kipping and his Cool Worlds Lab at Columbia find an exomoon signal in archival data, hinting at the possibility of more exomoon discoveries to come.

Abraham Liddell, a postdoc at Columbia’s Data Science Institute, is developing data science tools to uncover personal and community narratives among free and enslaved Africans in the early modern Atlantic economy.

U.S. pharmacists are well-trusted by patients and projected to play an increasingly integral role in health care, says a new study by Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health and ExpressScripts.