Columbia Prison Divest is wrapping up a week of events called People, Prisons & Profit, which aimed to increase awareness for its divestment movement on campus.
Bollinger's creation of an EVP for student affairs to address sexual assault should be lauded.
The new lounge will be accessible to all graduate students and faculty at Columbia with a key-swipe system and features a lounge area with a projector and screen, a small conference room, and a cafe that will also serve food from Flat Top.
University President Lee Bollinger announced the creation of a new executive vice president for student affairs in an email to students on Monday.
Sammy Roth investigates Columbia’s sustainability efforts and examines how we measure up to other universities.
Former Associate General Counsel for the City University of New York Joan C. Waters has been hired as Columbia’s new ombuds officer.
The task force, co-chaired by Provost John Coatsworth and Dean of the Faculties of Health Sciences and Medicine Lee Goldman, brings together almost 40 faculty members across the entire university. Unlike other institutions, including various cancer centers, that are also working in personalized medicine, this task force will use a University-wide approach, rather than just a medical one.
The review, which was announced at the first plenary of the semester on Friday, will focus on the committee’s membership, its nomination process, and decision-making process.
The group known as Columbia Prison Divest hand-delivered a letter to University President Lee Bollinger’s office on Monday afternoon, calling on the administration to divest from Corrections Corporation of America and the British multinational security firm G4S.
University President Lee Bollinger announced Wednesday morning that Columbia will release anonymous, aggregate data about the way it adjudicates sexual assault and gender-based misconduct, following months of student activism to make the University’s policies more transparent.
Apr 23, 6:17pm
Today, Ferris baked a sexual violence cake. No but actually though, they baked a rose-dappled cake claiming “Sexual Violence Prevention.” The cake was all over twitter, with retweets including: @anna_bahr... Read More
Apr 23, 2:07pm
Flowers are blooming, so that can only mean one thing: Spring is officially in the air. During one of New York’s most fashionable seasons, Columbia students are getting ready to... Read More
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