Chilean President Sebastián Piñera doesn’t think that Chile needs to be the economic giant of South America, but he thinks that his country’s economy could be more developed, he told students at a World Leaders Forum event on Monday.
First-years in Frontiers of Science were supposed to hear a lecture on quantum mechanics on Feb. 18. But instead, they first witnessed a bizarre performance that left many of them baffled and created a national media sensation.
Clinical neurobiology professors Ziva Cooper and Margaret Haney published a study last week that found that taking marijuana pills is less dangerous and has greater pain-relieving properties than smoking the substance.
Previous plans for a student-run career fair this semester failed to come to fruition due to scheduling difficulties, but student leaders say the fair will go on next year.
While student leaders criticized the lack of transparency in the merger, students and faculty are seeking to make the best of an unexpected situation.
Physics professor Emlyn Hughes, who attracted national media attention for stripping at a Frontiers of Science lecture last week, toned down his antics for Monday’s lecture.
In his first public event since taking a professorship at Columbia, Papandreou spoke to students about his experiences with European democracy and deficit on Wednesday.
Campus political groups clustered in the Lerner Piano Lounge to watch President Barack Obama, CC ’83, deliver the first State of the Union address of his second term Tuesday night.
Katherine Shear, a professor at the School of Social Work, said the new center will focus on treatment of complicated grief.
The major requirements at the School of Engineering and Applied Science were changed this semester, with the school adding a prerequisite course in the Python programming language and five upper-level electives to allow for more flexibility.
Apr 15, 10:47pm
Did you miss the General Studies Student Council meeting on Tuesday night? Council correspondent Stephanie Frescas brings you five things you need to know: Not too late: GSSC President Hannah Germond, GS ’16,... Read More
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The days of “Flappy Bird” are long gone, but with finals season inching nearer every day, there grows a new thirst for procrastination (I’m lookin’ at you, senioritis). Nothing is... Read More
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Did you miss this week’s Engineering Student Council Meeting? Council correspondent Rana Hilal brings you the five things you need to know: Come together: ESC unanimously passed the Columbia University Family... Read More
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