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The latest results of the Program for International Student Assessment -- which measures the knowledge and skills of 15-year-old students in math, reading and science -- were released last week, and once again Finland is near the top.
Fast-rising rates of economic inequality in the United States and poverty-reduction policies were the subjects of a daylong colloquium Thursday at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology that featured several of the nation's leading economists.
"Affluenza," the affliction cited by a psychologist to argue that a North Texas teenager from a wealthy family should not be sent to prison for killing four pedestrians while driving drunk, is not a recognized diagnosis and should not be used to justify bad behavior, experts said Thursday.
"A new study that traces the effect of government programs on poverty all the way back to 1967 finds unequivocally that the money the government spends to help the poor does, in fact, reduce poverty.
A national Sigma Alpha Epsilon spokesperson told Spectator that Columbia's colony was closed in the spring of 2013 after violations of university policy.
Researchers at Columbia University in New York and the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab have succeeded in tuning the behaviour of rectifiers and diodes at the single molecule level for the first time.
Technology keeps making it more efficient to buy goods and services online but, in the world of brick and mortar, the only changes to retailing have been the pervasion of credit cards and giving customers a choice between paper and plastic.
Sarah Bay-Cheng, associate professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance and director of UB's Techne Institute for Arts and Emerging Technologies, will join leading scholars in the field in presenting cutting-edge research at the University of Zagreb, Croatia, later this month.
It's official: 2013 has been the Year of the Pope. The latest evidence? Time has named Francis its Person of the Year , noting that the pontiff, during his first nine months in office, "has placed himself at the very center of the central conversations of our time: about wealth and poverty, fairness and justice, transparency, modernity, ... (more)
When the Atlantic Navigator docked in Baltimore harbor earlier this month, the freighter carried the last remnants of some of the nuclear weapons that the Soviet Union had brandished in the cold war.
I recently returned from New York City where I spoke and performed at a conference on human dignity at Columbia University.
Betsy McCaughey, PhD, is a constitutional scholar with a PhD from Columbia University, a patient advocate and health policy expert, and a former Lt.
Columbia University professor and Nation columnist Patricia Williams joined Tom Brokaw and Ari Melber on MSNBC to remember the late Nelson Mandela.
Worldwide stagings of Fiddler on the Roof attest to its cultural power. So what is the source of its staying power? According to Alisa Solomon, author of the new book Wonder of Wonders: A Cultural History of Fiddler on the Roof , it is the show's balance between the universal and the particular, as it evokes the yearning for tradition in a changing ... (more)
They have hearts but do not understand, eyes but do not see. They have ears but do not hear.
A new Financial District private school that aims to develop independent, creative young learners is now accepting applications for its September 2014 opening.