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UNIVERSITY MISSION STATEMENT

Columbia University is one of the world’s most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the University to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.

Announcement
May 10, 2022

Mayor Adams Launches NYC Pandemic Response Institute

Partnership with Columbia University and CUNY will help New York City learn from COVID-19 and tackle urgent public health emergencies.

Off the Shelf
May 10, 2022

A New History of Black Creativity and Aesthetics

In “Antagonistic Cooperation,” Professor Robert O’Meally explores everyone from Bearden and Basquiat to Ellison, Morrison, and Ellington.

Commencement 2022
May 10, 2022

When and Where to Capture the Empire State Building Lit Up Blue for Columbia Grads in 2022

The night of May 18, the Empire State Building will glow blue and white for Commencement. Here’s where to capture the best photos with it.

Announcement
May 9, 2022

2022 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Columbia University today announced the 2022 Pulitzer Prizes, awarded on the recommendation of the Pulitzer Prize Board.

Announcement
May 9, 2022

University Working Group Submits Anti-Bullying Recommendations

The report proposes a definition of bullying and other abusive behavior, a remedial framework, and changes in culture and climate to help prevent such behavior.

Research
May 9, 2022

In a Pair of Merging Supermassive Black Holes, a New Method for Measuring the Void

Columbia researchers have discovered a way of sizing up the ‘shadows’ of two supermassive black holes in the process of colliding, giving astronomers a potentially new tool to measure black holes in distant galaxies and test alternative theories of gravity.

Research
May 6, 2022

How Electric Vehicles Could Fix the Electrical Grid

Local governments and policymakers are anxious about the U.S. grid’s ability to withstand ever-increasing demand. Consumers could hold the key to an untapped resource.

In the Lab
May 6, 2022

Mentoring the Next Generation of Neuroscientists

A business major turned biologist, Columbia postdoc Robert Fernandez studies the nervous system of roundworms while helping college students from underrepresented and disadvantaged backgrounds pursue PhD programs in science.

Recap
May 6, 2022

An Architect-Artist Tackles Climate Change and Other Issues With Speculative Projects

In an online GSAPP event, Olalekan Jeyifous discussed how his visionary works of Crown Heights and Lagos offer hope for the future.

Faculty
May 5, 2022

Why Academia Should Focus Research on the Asian American and Pacific Islander Experience

Five Columbia faculty members from English and comparative literature, global studies, sociology, creative writing, and history explain why it is important that their disciplines concentrate on Asian American and Pacific Islander issues.

Research`
May 5, 2022

Researchers Discover Extensive Groundwater System Beneath Antarctica’s Ice

The previously unmapped reservoirs, reported in the journal Science, could speed the flow of glaciers to the sea and release carbon into the atmosphere.

Research
May 5, 2022

Asia and Africa Have Similar Aging Burden as the West

A new metric devised by Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health shows that health is more important than age for determining dependency ratios and a more accurate assessment of the aging burden across countries.

Awards & Milestones
May 5, 2022

2022 World Food Prize Awarded to Columbia Climate Scientist Cynthia Rosenzweig

Climatologist and agronomist Cynthia Rosenzweig has been named the 2022 World Food Prize Laureate for her pioneering work in modeling the impact of climate change on food production worldwide.

Announcement
May 4, 2022

These Educators Received a Presidential Teaching Award This Year. Their Students Explain Why.

Read what Columbia students have written about the professors and graduate students who received this well-deserved distinction in 2022.

Q&A
May 4, 2022

Former Commissioner of the Department of Correction Says That Everything You’ve Heard About Rikers Is True

School of Social Work’s Vincent Schiraldi recounts his experience working on Rikers Island and his hopes for a more humane jail and prison system.

Research`
May 4, 2022

Skin Cancer in People of Color

Columbia dermatologist Dr. Dawn Queen runs through the facts on skin color, skin cancer, and other effects of ultraviolet rays.

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