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Columbia's Huge Manhattanville Expansion Is Moving Right Along

Columbia University President Lee Bolinger hosted a dedication ceremony at the Ivy League school's controversial Manhattanville campus in West Harlem on Monday, as staff began moving equipment into the first two nearly-completed buildings. Show More Summary

People trying quit smoking don't always focus on tobacco cessation

(University of British Columbia Okanagan campus) Fifty percent of statements made by smokers during counseling sessions designed to help them stop have nothing to do with quitting, a UBC study has found.The study, which focused on conversations...Show More Summary

UBC researcher worries global warming may harm predator and prey connections

(University of British Columbia Okanagan campus) A UBC study highlights the potential harm that climate change may have on a number of predator and prey relationships.Rebecca Tyson, an associate professor of mathematics at UBC's Okanagan...Show More Summary

Columbia Mailman School Awards Public Health Prize to NYC Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T.

(Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health) Dr. Mary T. Bassett, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, was awarded the Frank A. Calderone Prize by the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health at a ceremony held this morning at the Paley Center for Media in Midtown. Show More Summary

Columbia University to open new campus in West Harlem

Italian architect Renzo Piano said Monday was a perfect day to dedicate Columbia University's new science center that is part of the school's $6.3 billion West Harlem expansion. "This is exactly the... To view the full story, click the title link.

Expert Availability: NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine Experts to Present at the 63rd Annual American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) Meeting

Physicians and scientists from NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine will attend the 2016 63rd Annual American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) Meeting from October 24-29.

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New method increases energy density in lithium batteries

(Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science) Columbia Engineering Professor Yuan Yang has developed a new method to increase the energy density of lithium batteries. He has built a trilayer structure that is stable even in ambient air, which makes the battery both longer lasting and cheaper to manufacture. Show More Summary

Here’s how we’d stop the zombie apocalypse

Whether it's George A. Romero's zombies or Robert Kirkman's zombies, one thing is always certain — humanity suffers greatly during zombie outbreaks. Dr. Stephen Morse —  a professor of epidemiology at  Columbia University —  stoppedShow More Summary

Glucose intolerance and insulin resistance link to unfavorable cardiac function, structure

(Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health) A study of US Hispanics with diabetes mellitus showed a link between impaired glucose regulation and adverse measures of cardiac function and structure. Researchers extended previous...Show More Summary

Barry: Netflix's Biopic About Young Barack Obama Already Looks Like a Must See

While President Obama's time in the White House is winding down, he's not far from the public eye. Netflix has released the trailer for its upcoming biopic Barry, which follows a young Obama as he heads to NYC's Columbia University in the Fall of 1981. Show More Summary

Watch Young Barack Obama Navigate New York City In The Trailer For An Upcoming Biopic

The Netflix film follows a young Barack Obama through his junior year of college at Columbia University.

Pivotal Year Trailer: Barry!

One of the most acclaimed films at this year’s Toronto International film Festival, Barry, follows the young Barack Obama (Barry to his friends) as he moves to New York City in 1981 for his junior year at Columbia University. Barry will be available on Netflix, globally, on December 16th. Check out the trailer following the … Continue reading Pivotal Year Trailer: Barry! ?

Global Book Review symposium

Tomorrow, 21 October, they're having a symposium on The Global Book Review at the Italian Academy at Columbia University in New York, from 14:00 to 17:30. James Wood will give the keynote, while a panel that includes The New York Times...Show More Summary

Music may help make high-intensity interval training viable option for average person

(University of British Columbia Okanagan campus) In a recently published study, researchers Kathleen Martin Ginis and Matthew Stork studied the attitudes of moderate exercisers towards high-intensity interval training, which they hadn't been exposed to before. Show More Summary

No uptick in marijuana use by adolescents after states pass medical marijuana laws

(Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health) Adults over the age of 25 increased their use of marijuana after their home states made changes to medical marijuana laws, according to new research by scientists at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. Show More Summary

What do we know about marijuana's medical benefits? Two experts explain the evidence

By Steven Kinsey, West Virginia University and Divya Ramesh, University of Connecticut Currently 25 states and the District of Columbia have medical cannabis programs. On Nov. 8, Arkansas, Florida and North Dakota will vote on medical...Show More Summary

McCormack Presents Postpartum Taxation: The Internal Revenue Code And The Opt Out Mom Today At Columbia

Shannon Weeks McCormack (University of Washington) presents Postpartum Taxation: The Internal Revenue Code and the Opt Out Mom at Columbia today as part of its Davis Polk & Wardwell Tax Policy Colloquium Series hosted by Alex Raskolnikov and Wojciech Kopczuk: Legislation seeking to ensure that women receive equal pay for...

“Art Does Change Things”: A Conversation with Curator and Art Historian Kellie Jones

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Kellie Jones, a curator, Columbia University professor, and 2016 MacArthur Fellow, spoke to Hyperallergic about her work, life, and the evolving world of contemporary art. The post “Art Does Change Things”: A Conversation with Curator and Art Historian Kellie Jones appeared first on Hyperallergic.

UBC research offers faster way to confirm safety of oil and gas pipelines

(University of British Columbia Okanagan campus) A simple vibration test can help oil and gas companies prevent pipeline spills in a way that is faster and cheaper than conventional methods, a UBC study shows.The study, conducted atShow More Summary

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