The film Margarita With A Straw is so unexpectedly brilliant, on so many levels, that I was completely mesmerized. Focused on taboo within taboo, the ...
Summertime is unofficially here, and that means it's time to explore the great outdoors.
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), half of America suffers from at least one chronic illness; chronic illness causes 70 percent of de...
Last night, I was joined by Columbia University professor and Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz, one of the nation's most outspoken advocates on the critical issue of income inequality.
The current trade regime is not just a matter of the U.S. exporting manufacturing jobs to China and importing cheaper consumer goods. We are also dramatically increasing the volume of pollution associated with our consumption, so much that a significant part of U.S. pollution is now generated in China in the production of goods for U.S. consumers.
We look forward to his on-air response, and hope that Dr. Oz will be transparent and honest about his methods, intentions and future behavior.
On campus, our universities are increasingly dominated by the view that we live in environmentally desperate times, and desperate times require desperate measures. It is a dangerously intemperate view.
Being a writer and journalist myself, I've always wondered about winning the Pulitzer Prize. It can change your life, I've intuited correctly. Not anybody can win it. You have to really be on top of your game to win one.
I'm tired of feeling alone. I'm tired of not being surrounded by activists fighting for survivors like myself. I smiled at No Red Tape's protest for the same reason I almost started crying with joy when I was accepted to Columbia: I know that, come August, I won't be alone anymore.
Information like this can lead in two directions: to despair or to action. Despair is a non-starter. Putting aside humanitarian concerns, the United States cannot afford to limit the prospects of the 20 percent of its children who grow up in poverty.
For the past few days I have been writing about the 'death' of journalism as a profession. This morning, I got an email from a classmate of mine at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism (Class of 1983). She wrote: "I Actively try to talk people out of it." A career in journalism, that is.
Look outwardly. Look outside the organization to understand how the world is changing -- and what new problems need solving.
I believe that one of the most common barriers is a lack of familiarity with the U.S. Graduate School classroom and academic experience. We hope to make this a bit more clear. Classroom discussions are often different from culture to culture.
Here are my top five tips for any student entrepreneur looking to solve a problem that affects many people, or even just themselves.
As always, I derive great hope and optimism from the dedication and brainpower of our students and from the willingness of our clients and faculty to invest time and effort in developing this first generation of sustainability professionals.
It seems that downtown Raleigh, once a sleepy little Southern Mecca, now owns a ravenous appetite for contemporary design.