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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”...
How Columbia's Photography Students Protected the Picket Line

How Columbia's Photography Students Protected the Picket Line

When the Ivy League institution's graduate workers went on strike, these classes decided to work in solidarity.
Is it OK to exploit poor Indians in the name of photojournalism?

Is it OK to exploit poor Indians in the name of photojournalism?

An Italian photojournalist’s staged images of impoverished Indians posing before fake food has sparked outrage online, with critics calling it exploitative and unethical. On July…
Columbia Student Who Fought Sexual Violence Faces Child Sex Crime Charges

Columbia Student Who Fought Sexual Violence Faces Child Sex Crime Charges

“The conduct alleged against Joel Davis is as unfathomable as it is sickening,” Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States attorney for the Southern District of New York, said in a statement.

Where Do Royals Go to College in America?

If you're hoping to attend college with a prince (or princess), these are the colleges to know.
Kendrick Lamar Gets His Pulitzer, but It’s Pulitzer Administrator Dana Canedy Who Is a Prize

Kendrick Lamar Gets His Pulitzer, but It’s Pulitzer Administrator Dana Canedy Who Is a Prize

There are no acceptance speeches at the Pulitzers. You get your prize. You pose for your photo and you politely exit the stage. Yet there was definitely something different about this year’s award
As Tennis Tries to Thin Its Pro Ranks, the College Game May Suffer

As Tennis Tries to Thin Its Pro Ranks, the College Game May Suffer

Gianni Ross of the University of Virginia. A highly ranked junior player, he deferred the start of his college career to dip his toes in the pro tour.
Why the pharmaceutical industry is giving up the search for an Alzheimer’s cure

Why the pharmaceutical industry is giving up the search for an Alzheimer’s cure

Thanks to modern healthcare and improved living standards, life expectancy is predicted to surpass 80 years in most parts of the world by 2050. That’s…
Using Data to Make Sense of a Racial Disparity in NYC Marijuana Arrests

Using Data to Make Sense of a Racial Disparity in NYC Marijuana Arrests

In the precinct covering the predominantly black Queens Village neighborhood, the marijuana arrest rate is significantly higher than in nearby Forest Hills, which is predominantly white.
Op-Ed Columnist: Israel Banishes a Columbia Law Professor for Thinking Differently

Op-Ed Columnist: Israel Banishes a Columbia Law Professor for Thinking Differently

The Columbia University professor Katherine Franke at her home in Accord, N.Y., in 2015.
How A.I. and a prehistoric creature could help predict animal behavior

How A.I. and a prehistoric creature could help predict animal behavior

In a recent study, researchers used a machine learning algorithm — one that’s usually used to filter spam email — to catalog an animal's behavior with hopes to predicting other animal behavior in the
Columbia’s War On Labor

Columbia’s War On Labor

The members of GWC-UAW Local 2110 ended a week-long strike at midnight on Monday. Their employer still has not recognized their union, which is demanding, among other things, “livable wages,”
Volunteers of the Ivory Tower

Volunteers of the Ivory Tower

On April 23, career consultant and author Karen Kelsky to her Facebook account a leaked email from Michael R. Molino, an assistant dean in the College of Liberal Arts at Southern Illinois University,

Spam filters and AI help figure out what animals do all day

The pond-dwelling Hydra is not a very complex little animal but it does have a complex repertoire of moves that aren’t clear until after extensive human observation. Examining these moves took a long