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The Weather: LA's Fog is Disappearing and It Could Make Summers Very Hot

June Gloom aside, Los Angeles has never been famous for its gray days or fog, but it does have them. Or at least, it used to. Researchers from Columbia University found that early morning and nighttime fog frequency over...

WORDLESS! Art Spiegelman and Phillip Johnston on the Birth of the Graphic Novel

On March 13, The Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University will present … Read More

Did Columbia Picture Executive Tweet ‘Masters Of The Universe’s Battle Cat?

9 hours agoHumor / odd : Nerd Bastards

We haven’t heard much about the Masters Of The Universe reboot since Jon Chu (G.I. Joe: Retaliation) was reported to be on board to direct back in 2012. After that announcement the project went dark as far as any new details are concerned. At least until late last night. What happened? Well, as is usually […]

Is This Our First Look at Battle Cat From the "Masters of the Universe" Movie?

A Columbia Pictures executive has revealed what appears to be concept art of He-Man’s faithful companion from the planned live-action adaptation.

This May Be The Live-Action He-Man Movie's Badass Battle Cat

11 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Details on the live-action Masters of the Universe movie have been scarce to say the least, but the Senior VP of Production at Sony/Columbia Pictures, DeVon Franklin, just tweeted this extremely impressive picture of He-Man's steed Battle Cat. What could it be other than concept art from the movie? Read more...

Explosion rocks Columbia University, injuring 5 people

The two-alarm blaze was reported around 11:30 p.m. in the ground floor of a building at 600 W. 116th St., according to authorities.

Syria & Climate Change: Unrest Is Mutual

For the first time, research has conclusively demonstrated the link between climate change and human conflict. Colin P. Kelley, now of the University of California, Santa Barbara, and formerly of Columbia University’s Lamont-DohertyShow More Summary

NYC Rats Now Carrying Same Fleas That Spread Bubonic Plague

For the first time in 90 years, researchers have conducted a thorough study measuring the fleas and lice crawling around on the backs of New York City rats. The joint Cornell and Columbia University study, published yesterday in theShow More Summary

Rahm Emanuel loss could bring Obama library to Columbia

A loss for Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel could spell a win for Columbia University in its bid for President Obama’s library.

What will happen to the Tampa Bay Times?

They are barely noticeable on the cream-colored wall of the seventh floor executive suite at the Tampa Bay Times: nine simple wood-framed announcements signed by the president of Columbia University and one emblem, lined up in two modest rows—Pulitzer Prizes, the brass rings of journalism. Show More Summary

Badass Shark Scientist Eugenie Clark Dies At Age 92

At age 17, during her interview to apply to Columbia University, Dr. Eugenie Clark was told by the dean: “Well, we can admit you to Columbia … but I can tell by looking at you that after we put in all our time and money to give you an education, you’re going to get married […]

BG 342: Mahamudra and Mindfulness

Episode Description: Lama Karma (Justin Wall) graduated from Columbia University with degrees in Religious Studies and Literature and has been practicing Buddhism for over 12 years. He completed two traditional three-year retreats under...Show More Summary

Robust scientific evidence that chronic fatigue syndrome is a biological illness

Researchers at the Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health identified distinct immune changes in patients diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome, known medically as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME/CFS) or systemic exertion intolerance disease. Show More Summary

When We Hand Down the Magic, Children and Teachers Succeed

How do you repay those who have changed your life, to the point of saving it? Dr. Dorothy Strickland, my doctoral advisor at Columbia University's Teachers College, knows.   Dr. Strickland once asked that question of the late-great Dr. Show More Summary

Salish Sea seagull populations are half of that in the 1980s

The number of seagulls in the Strait of Georgia is down by 50 per cent from the 1980s and University of British Columbia researchers say the decline reflects changes in the availability of food. Researchers collected 100 years of data...Show More Summary

Director of Internal Communications - Columbia, MO

Company: University of Missouri System Location: Columbia, Missouri Industry: Not Specified Career Level: Senior Level Career (10+ yrs experience) Job Status: Full Time Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

Columbia Students Can Paint, Watch TED Talks to Meet Sexual Respect Requirement

last weekArts : Hyperallergic

In the wake of a wave of protests over the school's mishandling of sexual assault cases, Columbia University recently unveiled a new Sexual Respect and Community Citizenship Initiative.

Columbia University partners with ConEd to test smart grid technology

Engineering students from Columbia University’s Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science are learning firsthand how smart grid technology can affect energy usage on a daily basis. Students from the school partnered with...Show More Summary

Here's what it takes to master any job — not just be good at it

Sarah Lewis became fascinated by the distinction between success and mastery while observing Columbia University's all-female archery team. The topic became one of the main themes for her book, "The Rise" where she delves deeper into the history of failure through anecdotes from history's most innovative people. Show More Summary

Columbia Anti-Rape Protesters Threatened with Disciplinary Action 

The anti-rape activists who crashed an admissions session at Columbia University say the school is threatening them with unspecified disciplinary action. Members of No Red Tape say several of their members were sent letters from theShow More Summary

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