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Canadian Court Upholds Decision Not to Grant Accreditation to Anti-Gay Christian Law School

Trinity Western University's proposed law school in British Columbia has been under fire because the school, in true anti-gay fashion, requires all students to agree that only married men and women are allowed to have sex. Last November, they hit their biggest obstacle yet when the Law Society of British Columbia decided not to grant the school accreditation:

BDS On Campus

Joshua Gabert-Doyon on the Boycott, Divest, Sanction movement at the University of British Columbia by From Adbusters #120: Manifesto for World Revolution PT.III The Boycott, Divest, Sanction (BDS) movement is a loom of global resistance and autonomy. Show More Summary

The Experiment That Overturned A Basic Law of Physics

19 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In the 1950s, physicist Chien-Shiung Wu was doing research at Columbia University when two other physicists approached her with a bold idea, but no way to prove it—until Wu found one. Read more...

Columbia Graduate Accused of Rape Sues University for “Anti-Male Harassment”

Columbia student Emma Sulkowicz claimed she was raped on campus. She then carried a mattress around campus for months for... The post Columbia Graduate Accused of Rape Sues University for “Anti-Male Harassment” appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Climate change & ocean acidification set to cause global seafood crisis by 2050

Another computer model. Seafood supply altered by climate change From the University of British Columbia: The global supply of seafood is set to change substantially and many people will not be able to enjoy the same quantity and dishes in the future due to climate change and ocean acidification, according to UBC scientists. These findings…

Columbia Just Became the First US University to Divest From Private Prisons

Citing the "ongoing discussion of the issue of mass incarceration," Columbia University has decided to stop investing money in companies that run private prisons, becoming the first university in the United States to divest from theShow More Summary


The Department of Dance of Barnard College, Columbia University in New York City, invites applications for a full-time, renewable three-year appointment as an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Professional Practice to begin July 1, 2016.

Dr. Kevin Roth Named Chair of Pathology & Cell Biology and Pathologist-in-Chief at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Kevin Roth, MD, PhD, has been named chair of the P&S Department of Pathology & Cell Biology and pathologist-in-chief at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, effective September 1, 2015.

The NFL’s scientific consultant has bigger problems than the Wells report

After the NFL hired outside investigator Ted Wells to handle the #DeflateGate probe, Wells retained a firm known as Exponent to provide scientific and mathematical support. Initially, Columbia University was mentioned as a potentialShow More Summary

Yelp researchers take aim at Google search results

An academic study from Harvard and Columbia universities - and funded by Google competitor Yelp - found that Google discriminates against competitors in its search results.

'Russian Library' (redux ?)

In The New York Times Andrew Roth reports that Columbia University Press to Publish New Translations of Russian Literature, as: The idea, tentatively named the Russian Library, envisions dozens, and perhaps more than 100, new translations...Show More Summary

Bill Nye Explains The Mysteries of Time Travel: VIDEO

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

In a new video for Big Think, Bill Nye tackles some big questions from a student at Columbia University. The student asks what you would see if you were to travel at the speed of light, saying her professor told her you would see the past and future… The post Bill Nye Explains The Mysteries of Time Travel: VIDEO appeared first on Towleroad.

Columbia University Press to Publish New Translations of Russian Literature

The project envisions dozens of new translations of Russian modern literature and classics, selected by Columbia University Press with support from a committee of Russian and American academics.

Columbia Graduate Accused Of Rape Sues School For "Anti-Male Harassment"

Paul Nungesser, the man who was accused of raping recent Columbia graduate and tough-as-nails mattress carrier Emma Sulkowicz, is now going after the university of failing to protect him from Sulkowicz's “gender based anti-male discriminatory harassment campaign.” [ more › ]

Lawyers for Emma Sulkowicz’s Alleged Rapist Accuse Her of Misandry

Lawyers for both Columbia University and Paul Nungesser, the Columbia student who activist and "Mattress Girl" Emma Sulkowicz says assaulted her in her dorm her freshman year, have filed a joint letter summarizing their basic arguments in a discrimination suit brought by Nungesser. Filed in April, the suit uses the... More »

Paul Nungesser's Lawyers Accuse Emma Sulkowicz of 'Anti-Male' Campaign

In April, Columbia University student Paul Nungesser filed suit against the school, claiming that the school had allowed “the gender-based harassment and defamation” of Nungesser by not stopping fellow student Emma Sulkowicz from publicly accusing him of sexual assault. Show More Summary

Columbia University Becomes the First Major University to Divest From For-Profit Prison Companies

last weekNews : Truthdig

Shutterstock Though it’s questionable why Columbia University decided to buy over 230,000 shares of the biggest private prison company in the U.S. in the first place, on Monday it announced it not only gave up those shares, but thatShow More Summary

Ben Affleck was dumb to pressure PBS over his slave-owning ancestor

To fully appreciate how dumb Ben Affleck was to pressure PBS into censoring any mention of a slave-owning ancestor, you have to know something about Franz Boas. He was the father of American anthropology, a Columbia University professor who repudiated the doctrine of scientific racism — the idea that you are pretty much what your […]

The Harlem Renaissance’s Lost Opera

When Harry Lawrence Freeman’s ‘Voodoo’ premiered in 1928, it was the first opera by an African-American composer to be performed on Broadway. Now it returns for a weekend of performances at Columbia University.

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A team at Columbia University have come up with a new way to capture energy. The tech uses bacteria that expand and contract based on the level of humidity. With enough linked together, they can propel a machine. More on Quartz.

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