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When choosing between two evils, Mae West quipped that she always picked the one she'd never tried before.
At one point in The Company You Keep , Robert Redford's new film about the residue of the Weather Underground, a character named Sharon Solarz is captured by the FBI after living under a series of aliases since her involvement in a Michigan bank robbery decades earlier in which a security guard was killed.
"It's about relationships!" Richard Phillips says to me one afternoon during a figure painting class at Columbia University.
And now the U.S. faces a financial imbalance that threatens its world leadership as an economy and a power, says Glenn Hubbard, dean of Columbia University's Graduate School of Business in a new book, 'Balance,' coauthored with Tim Kane, the chief economist of the Hudson Institute.
Resistance to a major transportation policy change -- in this case, congestion pricing -- is most intense right when the new initiative takes effect.
In pioneering new research at Columbia University , scientists have grown high-quality crystals of molybdenum disulfide , the world's thinnest semiconductor, and studied how these crystals stitch together at the atomic scale to form continuous sheets.
The doorbell of the apartment in a modest brick building in a quiet residential neighborhood in Washington Heights rings like Big Ben announcing the queen.
Professor O'Shaughnessy is the Saunders Director of the International Center for Jefferson Studies and a faculty member in the Department of History at the University of Virginia, who explains that his interest in America was prompted by his visits here as a young man when his father taught at Columbia University in New York.
Camila Mateo laughs with her roommates, Julie Endrizzi and Steve Situ before their graduation from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons on Wednesday.
Elon University's 123rd commencement will take place on Saturday with more than 1,170 undergraduates and a host of ceremonies involving graduate programs.
Recent college grads are in a tough spot, with student loans that need repayment and an economy that is leaving many of them underemployed or worse.
Heat-related deaths in New York City's borough of Manhattan may rise about 20 percent over the next decade, according to a new study.
A study by the National Science Foundation naming the top 10 universities receiving the most federal funding for research and development ranked UC San Diego in 8th place out of 896 colleges that received federal R&D money during the 2011 fiscal year.
From left to right are Russellville High School's Class of 2013 third-ranked student Chelsea Jenkins, Valedictorian Rebecca Orndorff, Valedictorian Kesi Neblett and Salutatorian Troy Adams.
Wang Xixin, deputy dean and professor of law at Peking University Law School, spoke at the memorandum of understanding signing ceremony held earlier this month.
The allure of personalized medicine has made new, more efficient ways of sequencing genes a top research priority.