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by / on September 29, 2014 at 12:30 am / in Campus, Events

Events: 9/29 – 10/4

…Columbia and is a Lecturer in the Department of Politics at Dartmouth.  He was a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University and has taught at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), the University of Illinois-Chicago, the University of Chicago, and Columbia. His teaching and research focus on democratization, civil-military relations and regional security in South Asia. His new book,The Army and Democracy: Military Politics in Pakistan h…

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by / on March 25, 2014 at 1:53 pm / in Campus, Events

**Events March 24-30**

…f New Media, 2011. In 2011, Simon was named Best UK Internet Journalist by the Oxford Internet Institute, Oxford University and won the inaugural XCity award from City University.   Wednesday, March 26 Our Daily Bread: Feeding New York’s Hungry” Film Screening & Discussion 12:15pm - 1:40pm Columbia University Morningside Campus School of Social Work Bldg. Room C03 “Our Daily Bread: Feeding New York’s Hungry”…

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by / on March 9, 2014 at 11:56 am / in Campus, Events

*Events* March 10th-14th

…inuum to Examine the Short-Term Effects of Affirmative Action in Higher Education  6:00pm - 8:00pm Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, 802 In 2004, the University of Brasilia established racial quotas reserving 20% of available admissions slots for students who self-identified as black. A number of features of Brazil, including the nature of the university system and the existence of a racial continuum, mak…

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by / on March 3, 2014 at 1:53 pm / in Events

*Updated* Exciting Events March 3rd-9th

…New Balkans? Challenges of Democratization in the Former Yugoslavia Time:  5:00pm - 8:00pm Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 707 Please join the Harriman Institute and the East Central European Center for a panel discussion on the Balkans. Participants: Dario Čepo is a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at Columbia University’s Harriman Institute and a senior research assistant at the Univers…

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by / on February 19, 2014 at 9:33 pm / in Campus, Julia Ghahramani, Web Columnists

Columbia, The Socially Irresponsible Investor

…In fact, students at Columbia seem to be far more ethically-minded than the institution itself. I argue that the University’s longstanding orientation towards profit and bureaucracy has come at the cost of more principled and moral institutional aims. In the past two years, Columbia students have called out the administration for its dissolute practices, demanding increased transparency and social responsibility in the University’s financia…

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by / on April 14, 2011 at 9:45 pm / in Domestic, Most Recent Column, Op-Ed, Opinion

As the Crow Flies

…mpus between 1965 and 1968. In 1967, some members of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) discovered that the university was working with the Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA), which was a think tank for the Department of Defense. This was part of the reason for the 1968 protests on campus. In the same year as the IDA discovery, the university planned to construct a gym in Morningside Park that offended the Harlem community by providing a &…

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by / on September 15, 2014 at 7:14 pm / in Campus, Events

*Updated* Events: 9/16 – 9/21

…ef, The Oriental Economist; Patricia Maclachlan, Associate Professor, Department of Government & Department, University of Texas at Austin; and Sheila Smith, Senior Fellow for Japanese Studies, Council on Foreign Relations; Moderated by Kay Shimizu, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Columbia University. For further information regarding this event, please contact Lauren Mack by sending email to lem211…

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by / on January 5, 2014 at 11:02 am / in Domestic, Winter 2013

Oiled Up and Ready To Go

…s Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing to request that the committee disclose information on the University’s fossil fuel holdings, publish their meeting minutes, and participate in a public forum on divestment. With 73.7 percent of voting Columbia College students in favor of fossil fuel divestment alongside a coalition of alumni and students at other schools within the university, Columbia has received a mandate to divest from f…

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by / on December 2, 2007 at 5:07 am / in Content, Education, Issue

The Tenure Question

…committee of professors from outside his or her discipline, the provost, the president, and finally the Columbia University Board of Trustees. (At Barnard College, the professor must go through the similar Barnard process as well as the Columbia process.) Interactions with so many members of the Columbia community who comprise so many different divisions of the Columbia hierarchy provide the possibility of politics of the university or of the ten…

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by / on September 21, 2014 at 11:46 pm / in Campus, Events

Events 9/22 – 9/28

…gration networks. Yannay Spitzer is a postdoctoral fellow at the Population Studies and Training Center at Brown University and next year will join the department of economics at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, as an assistant professor. For further information regarding this event, please contact Lindsay Stuffle by sending email to or by calling 212-854-2037 Women in Politics with Mara Liasson, Katha Pollitt, and Vuslat Do…

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