In the bedroom that also serves as Stefanie Weisman's office, a cheap, crisply creased paper map of the world is taped to the wall over the bed. Its c...
If we are mindful of our mindsets about stress -- and of the potential power of such mindsets -- it may be possible to learn how to stress better.
Once again, Columbia University has the opportunity to be a leader in tackling the most pressing issue of our time: climate change.
No, I'm not a member of the Hair Club for Men. I'm not talking about grafting my neck hair onto my dome, and I'm not talking about a toupee or hair plugs. I'm talking about the skin on my head actually regrowing hair.
"We demand that Columbia and Barnard immediately freeze any new investment in the 200 publicly traded fossil fuel companies currently holding the vast majority of the world's proven coal, oil and gas reserves," the initiative read in part.
To quote the House of Cards' Francis Underwood, "Power is a lot like real estate. It's all about location, location, location. The closer you are to ...
There is one vital factor to consider when applying to spend the rest of your teens with thousands of strangers somewhere (possibly) far, far away from home: How's the surf? Thank me later, because all those applications would've cost you a pretty penny. Hopefully you get into your dream break... er, school.
The Obama Administration is transporting Wall Street logic into higher education by proposing to measure the value of a college by the earnings of its graduates. This conceptual coup may be the best news for Wall Street since the abolition of Glass-Steagall.
Any gorilla in this day and age should look good in a faux turtleneck, know how to slice kiwi fruit, know which side the salad fork goes on and not be afraid to talk about his feelings, but not too much, because he should be a really good listener too.
How is it that 49 percent of Americans believe "Sikh" is a sect of Islam when it is in fact its own independent religion? And how is it that 79 percent of Americans cannot identify India as the geographic origin of the Sikh faith?
We, as families and communities, and as a nation, have much work to do. As Singh's instincts and heart have told him, the answer is not about just punishing these kids or any other wrongdoers.
Orphaned children--especially in poor countries--face daunting odds against succeeding in life. In many countries they have little, if any, opportunit...
We, the parents of the college-bound, have earned our wings. We are proud and weepy, fearful and elated. We share feelings of trepidation and intense anxiety over rising tuition rates and meal plans.
As an only child who by his own admittance grew up "sitting on the couch", Pandit suddenly had to share living space with over 60 other monks, sleeping on the floor, taking cold showers, and dodging malaria in one of the world's most overpowering metropolises.
Seales is happy in her skin as a woman of color. She is happy with her hair and every curl in it. So please don't ever mistaken her for ever wanting anything different.
Today was my last first day of school. At least, it was my last first day of school as an undergrad. When I walked onto campus this morning, I tried to remember what it felt like to take this same walk two years ago, when I first started as a sophomore at Columbia.