Thu, Apr 10, 2014, 12:37am
Liv Lansdale talks with Zambian Grandmaster of chess, Amon Simutowe. Overflowing with wisdom, he discusses his upbringing, life lessons learned through chess, and being the first from his nation to achieve Grandmaster status.
Thu, Apr 3, 2014, 2:35am
Pulitzer Prize winner and MacArthur Fellow Junot Díaz talks to Eye Editor in Chief Dunni Oduyemi about emigrating to America, being a professor, and what he wishes he’d learned in college.
Thu, Mar 27, 2014, 4:13am
Eric Wimer sat down with former NYC mayor David Dinkins to discuss his memories as mayor, why he loves New York, and his predictions for the future.
Wed, Mar 5, 2014, 11:43pm
Nobel Prize winner Eric Kandel talks about the brain, the arts, and what they mean to him.
Wed, Feb 26, 2014, 9:43pm
Dunni Oduyemi talks to dance legend Dianne McIntyre about her passion for movement, the Black Arts Movement, and being a mentor to young dancers.
Thu, Feb 20, 2014, 1:47am
NASA astronaut Mike Massimino, a School of Engineering and Applied Science graduate of ’84, is back at his alma mater as a visiting professor this year. Massimino has traveled at a height of 370 miles above Earth, where the Hubble telescope orbits every 97 minutes.
Thu, Feb 13, 2014, 2:38am
Brooke Robbins sat down with Olympic figure skater Sasha Cohen to ask about the Winter Olympics and her life at Columbia.
Thu, Feb 6, 2014, 3:38am
Professor Eric Foner’s reputation precedes him. Aside from being an inspiring and legendary figure in Columbia’s history department, Foner has penned over twenty books, and won a Pulitzer Prize, a Lincoln Prize, and a Bancroft prize.
Thu, Jan 30, 2014, 4:35am
As president of Barnard College, Debora Spar has a lot on her plate. Last year, she released a book, Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection, that explores one of the unintended consequences feminist movements have created for the 21st century woman.
Wed, Dec 4, 2013, 11:23pm
Glenn Hubbard (that’s right—the same Hubbard who’s on the cover of your econ textbook) is one of America’s best-known economists, as well as the dean of Columbia Business School.