For Sarah Dooley, doing stupid things has been a genius move. The winsome young artist became a YouTube sensation in 2008 when she created And Sarah, ...
It is a mindset -- nimble, adaptive, and outside-the-universe -- that has transformed an entire city, shifting Medellin, Colombia's status from the 'World's Most Dangerous City' to the 'World's Most Innovative City.'
Rachel Sherman holds an MFA in fiction from Columbia University. Her first book, The First Hurt, was short-listed for the Story Prize and the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award, and was named one of the 25 Books to Remember in 2006 by the New York Public Library.
The reason that Kwasi's success doesn't depend on which school he attends is because Kwasi has cracked the "big secret" that I hope to instill in every one of my students: ultimately, the power to succeed lies in you.
Being held hostage to foreign energy sources is a terrible energy plan. Fuel diversity involving all forms of energy is essential for price stability as well as for preserving a reliable flow of and access to affordable energy.
As someone who works with many dozens of hopeful high school seniors every year, yesterday, waiting for the Ivies to make their announcements, was a stressful day.
I am often asked why, with all the trendy gyms in my Manhattan neighborhood, I chose the 92nd St. Young Men's and Young Women's Hebrew Association to lift, stretch and sweat. Very simply, I reply, there aren't many places left where I am still the youngest person in the room.
In a recent statement Microsoft innovator and entrepreneur Bill Gates declared an optimistic world economy forecasting convergence of low and middle i...
Dr. Gloria Beim stands on the shoulders of those women in the medical profession who came before her. Let's discover some of those pioneering women.
Is it just us or does it seem that there are a lot more open sewers lately? First, there's that guy in Michigan who shot himself in the head trying to demonstrate to his girlfriend that guns aren't that dangerous.
I am a brown person. I am biracial (African-American and white), but others often see me as Latina. I currently live in an area of Harlem where the dominant language is Spanish. On the outside I blend in more than I ever have in my entire life. But I know I don't belong.
As faculty members of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, we write to protest the continuing detention of, and criminal proceedings directed against, reporters, producers and other news professionals of Al Jazeera and Al Jazeera English.
A question on many minds is whether the AVP bill will in effect shut down the discussion on same sex marriage in Chile.
On Friday, February 8th, Solomon Hoffman, Columbia 2014, conducted the LyricLion ensemble in its latest concert. LyricLion is unique among campus orga...
A columnist (Karley Sciortino) for Vogue reportedly approached an enrolled Columbia University student and a Barnard College student about doing a nud...
As we close-to-NASA folk pause to reflect on the Apollo 1 fire (Jan. 27, 1967), the Challenger disaster (Jan. 28, 1986), and the Columbia tragedy (Feb. 1, 2003) -- I took some time to reflect on whether we as a nation learned anything from these tragedies.