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Columbia Professor Retires in Settlement of Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Columbia Professor Retires in Settlement of Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Students at Columbia University, where Dr. William V. Harris, 79, has retired as part of a settlement of a lawsuit claiming that he harassed a student.
At Columbia, Three Women, 30 Years and a Pattern of Harassment

At Columbia, Three Women, 30 Years and a Pattern of Harassment

Graduate students at Columbia University say that over decades they have been harassed by the same professor.
With $250 Million Gift, Columbia Medical School Looks to End Student Debt

With $250 Million Gift, Columbia Medical School Looks to End Student Debt

Dr. P. Roy Vagelos, right, with Colin L. Powell at a 2013 education conference. Dr. Vagelos and his wife are giving the Columbia University Medical School money to underwrite financial aid.
Child-abuse scandals are reminding China’s middle class of its lack of power

Child-abuse scandals are reminding China’s middle class of its lack of power

“Rich children go abroad, middle-class children get poked with needles, lower-class children get evicted from their homes.” That saying has been circulating in Chinese social…
The Paradise Papers: Endowments Boom as Colleges Bury Earnings Overseas

The Paradise Papers: Endowments Boom as Colleges Bury Earnings Overseas

Texas Christian University, which invested in an oil, gas and coal partnership established in the Cayman Islands, a tax haven.
The Paradise Papers: Endowments Boom as Colleges Bury Earnings Overseas

The Paradise Papers: Endowments Boom as Colleges Bury Earnings Overseas

Texas Christian University, which invested in an oil, gas and coal partnership established in the Cayman Islands, a tax haven.
The Paradise Papers: Endowments Boom as Colleges Bury Earnings Overseas

The Paradise Papers: Endowments Boom as Colleges Bury Earnings Overseas

Texas Christian University, which invested in an oil, gas and coal partnership established in the Cayman Islands, a tax haven.
The Paradise Papers: Endowments Boom as Colleges Bury Earnings Overseas

The Paradise Papers: Endowments Boom as Colleges Bury Earnings Overseas

Texas Christian University, which invested in an oil, gas and coal partnership established in the Cayman Islands, a tax haven.

Columbia College Republicans are under investigation for inviting ‘anti-democratic’ speakers

The Columbia University College Republicans are being investigated by the university for discrimination and harassment. Their alleged crime? Inviting offensive speakers to campus. How we…
Columbia professors want the university to drop investigations of student protesters

Columbia professors want the university to drop investigations of student protesters

"one of the first examples this academic year of a university seriously considering disciplining students for disrupting a speaker" The post Columbia professors want the university to drop
Columbia Football Keeps Winning. Some Fans Aren’t Happy About It.

Columbia Football Keeps Winning. Some Fans Aren’t Happy About It.

Members of the Columbia University football team celebrate their 22-17 win over Dartmouth in Hanover, N.H., on Saturday. Columbia, which has not had a winning season since 1996, is 6-0.
Columbia Gives Its Neighbors a Football Team Worth Cheering

Columbia Gives Its Neighbors a Football Team Worth Cheering

“We spelled Columbia with a K” during chants, explained Andre Brown, who grew up near Columbia’s athletic complex and still returns to its Upper Manhattan stadium for football games, “because the

These wealthy institutions are quietly financing white nationalism

The connection between Breitbart, a far-right website, and the white nationalist movement was hardly a secret. Steve Bannon, who served as Executive Chairman of the publication before and after
Kim Wall, Slain Journalist, Is Remembered in Her Own Words

Kim Wall, Slain Journalist, Is Remembered in Her Own Words

Tom Wall, the brother of Kim Wall, spoke at a memorial service for her on Wednesday night at Columbia University.
A Mapathon to Pinpoint Areas Hardest Hit in Puerto Rico

A Mapathon to Pinpoint Areas Hardest Hit in Puerto Rico

Volunteers using satellite imagery and open-source mapping software in a mapathon at Columbia University on Friday to help with the humanitarian effort in Puerto Rico.
Report Finds Gaps in Access to Opioid Addiction Help on Staten Island

Report Finds Gaps in Access to Opioid Addiction Help on Staten Island

Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s special narcotics prosecutor, said the opioid epidemic “is just different from everything else we’ve dealt with, so the approaches have to be different.”