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University of Michigan's business, medical and law schools each slipped in U.S. News & World Report's annual ranking of graduate schools, while its engineering and education schools appear to have grown stronger this year.
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Chris Blattman will be an occasional contributor. He is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Columbia University.
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You can debate endlessly the value of the SAT, but I wonder whether last week's announced revisions to high school's ponderous ritual is really about nothing more than money.
1957... Columbia University professor Charles Van Doren's celebrated 14-week winning streak on the NBC quiz show "21" comes to an end.
March 10, 2014 -- Death rates from opioids have been soaring in the U.S. since the 1990s.
Kill Your Darlings is the previously untold story of murder that brought together a young Allen Ginsberg Daniel Radcliffe), Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs at Columbia University in 1944, providing the spark that would... Award-winning filmmaker John Krokidas makes his feature directorial debut in the provocative biographical drama film Kill ... (more)
Research team members Amy Hessl and Neil Pederson study Siberian pine trees in Mongolia to reconstruct a year-by-year record of soil moisture over the past 1,112 years New Delhi, March 10: A 15-year period of unusually high rainfall in Mongolia fuelled Genghis Khan's conquest spree across Asia in the early 13th century, planting the seeds for ... (more)
Some 800 years ago, ancestors of modern Mongolians conquered the world on horseback.
In 1983, an idealistic student of political science at Columbia University in New York penned an article for the university magazine railing against the "war mentality" of America and "the relentless, often silent spread of militarism in the country".
Columbia University began the second half of the 20th century in decline, bottoming out with the student riots of 1968.
Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts concludes the 2013-14 Composer Portraits series with the music of Australian composer, Liza Lim, featuring International Contemporary Ensemble: Karina Cannellakis, conductor, Tony Arnold, soprano, Gareth Flowers, trumpet, Ross Karre, percussion, and Michael Nicolas, cello.
Alec Ross is a senior fellow at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs.
A recent film called "The Monument Men" tells the tale of men that had a different call of duty during World War II.
Obesity may be the cause of death in one out of five adults, which is much higher than previously estimated.
This first official picture of the Soviet satellite Sputnik I was issued in Moscow October 9, 1957, showing the four-antennaed satellite resting on a three-legged pedestal.
Ian Lipkin, world-renowned virus hunter, is often jetting off to far-flung countries - countries in the middle of strange epidemics, that is.