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Holocaust scholar’s office defaced with swastikas at Columbia University

Holocaust scholar’s office defaced with swastikas at Columbia University

The professor believes the crime is part of a 'changing culture' and rise in anti-Semiticism. The post Holocaust scholar’s office defaced with swastikas at Columbia University appeared first on The
"I found myself staring at a swastika": A Jewish professor's door was spray-painted with anti-Semitic graffiti

"I found myself staring at a swastika": A Jewish professor's door was spray-painted with anti-Semitic graffiti

The 77-year-old Jewish professor found large red swastikas spray-painted on the door of her office.
Columbia Teachers College Professor’s Office Vandalized With Anti-Semitic Graffiti

Columbia Teachers College Professor’s Office Vandalized With Anti-Semitic Graffiti

Elizabeth Midlarsky, a Holocaust scholar and professor at Columbia’s Teachers College on the Upper West Side of New York, found...
The first traffic jam on Broadway was caused by a philosophy lecture

The first traffic jam on Broadway was caused by a philosophy lecture

Just over 100 ago, New York newspapers announced the impending arrival of a visiting French philosopher, and the city buzzed. When Henri Bergson delivered his…
Grace Notes: The Worst Bad Poem? There’s a Contest for That

Grace Notes: The Worst Bad Poem? There’s a Contest for That

Alla Issa competes in the annual Alfred Joyce Kilmer Memorial Bad Poetry Contest at Columbia University.
Ask a Scientist: How to Deal with a Climate-Change Skeptic

Ask a Scientist: How to Deal with a Climate-Change Skeptic

Carolyn Kormann reports from Rockaway Beach, Queens, about “Climate Signals,” a citywide installation by the artist Justin Brice Guariglia, and “Ask a Scientist,” in which scientists are stationed by

New York Is a Genuine Tech Hub (and That Was Before Amazon)

The Bay Area in California remains the nation’s high-tech epicenter. But New York’s tech work force has been growing impressively.

New York Is a Genuine Tech Hub (and That Was Before Amazon)

The Bay Area in California remains the nation’s high-tech epicenter. But New York’s tech work force has been growing impressively.

New York Is a Genuine Tech Hub (and That Was Before Amazon)

The Bay Area in California remains the nation’s high-tech epicenter. But New York’s tech work force has been growing impressively.
When All Else Fails, There’s Culture

When All Else Fails, There’s Culture

Historic Palestinian dresses were on exhibition at the Palestinian Museum in the West Bank village of Birzeit in March.
Artist Spotlight: Zoe Nelson

Artist Spotlight: Zoe Nelson

Recent work from Brooklyn-based artist Zoe Nelson. See more images below. Zoe Nelson’s Website Zoe Nelson on Instagram
Columbia Endowment: Fund Size, Donations & Financials

Columbia Endowment: Fund Size, Donations & Financials

The return of 13.7 percent for the 2017 fiscal year has marked Columbia the third-highest among the eight-member Ivy League, and its 10-year investment return of 7.3 percent was the best in the group.
George Kolombatovich, Fencing Coach at Columbia and the Met, Dies at 72

George Kolombatovich, Fencing Coach at Columbia and the Met, Dies at 72

George Kolombatovich in 1984. He spent 32 years as the head coach or co-head coach of the Columbia University fencing team.
George Kolombatovich, Fencing Coach at Columbia and the Met, Dies at 72

George Kolombatovich, Fencing Coach at Columbia and the Met, Dies at 72

George Kolombatovich in 1984. He spent 32 years as the head coach or co-head coach of the Columbia University fencing team.
Harvard’s Endowment Grew 10% Last Year, but Some Rivals Did Better

Harvard’s Endowment Grew 10% Last Year, but Some Rivals Did Better

Harvard’s endowment performed slightly better last year than it did the year before amid an overhaul started by an investment chief hired from Columbia University
Harvard’s Endowment Grew 10% Last Year, but Some Rivals Did Better

Harvard’s Endowment Grew 10% Last Year, but Some Rivals Did Better

Harvard’s endowment performed slightly better last year than it did the year before amid an overhaul started by an investment chief hired from Columbia University
Ivy League school aims to reduce ‘harm,’ ‘anxiety’ among students — whose names are mispronounced

Ivy League school aims to reduce ‘harm,’ ‘anxiety’ among students — whose names are mispronounced

Columbia University is rolling out a pilot program to help reduce “harm” and “anxiety” among students whose names are mispronounced in the classroom, the Columbia…
Julia Salazar update: A trust fund, a lost endorsement, and a claim of sexual assault

Julia Salazar update: A trust fund, a lost endorsement, and a claim of sexual assault

"Salazar has had substantial assets held in trust for her." The post Julia Salazar update: A trust fund, a lost endorsement, and a claim of sexual assault appeared first on Hot Air.
Columbia University Administrator Had Illicit Sexual Relationship With Student, Lawsuit Claims

Columbia University Administrator Had Illicit Sexual Relationship With Student, Lawsuit Claims

A new lawsuit alleges that a Columbia University Dean used his administrative position and monetary gifts to coerce a “desperate”...