Wed, Oct 10, 2012, 11:41pm
Professor Richard Briffault is a professor at Columbia Law School who specializes in campaign finance and election laws. He earned his undergraduate degree from Columbia and his J.D. from Harvard.
Wed, Oct 3, 2012, 11:41pm
Dr. Kathie-Ann Joseph is currently an assistant professor of surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center and one of the top breast cancer surgeons in the country.
Thu, Sep 27, 2012, 12:59am
Exhibition Director for the New York Botanical Gardens, Karen Daubmann, recently organized “Monet’s Garden,” an exhibition that features vegetation found in Monet’s garden in Giverny, France. Also on display are two Monet paintings that have never been exhibited in the U.S.
Thu, Sep 20, 2012, 1:11am
Professor Robert Leonard solves crimes using his Ph.D. in linguistics. Leonard’s analyses of stalker, serial-killer, and bomb-threat letters have provided key insights into high profile cases such as the McGuire “suitcase murder” and the JonBenét Ramsey case.
Thu, Sep 13, 2012, 12:29am
Professor Jeffrey Sachs, director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, serves as Special Adviser to the U.N. Secretary General on the Millennium Development Goals.
Wed, Apr 25, 2012, 11:35pm
American studies professor Andrew Delbanco was awarded the 2011 National Humanities Medal by President Barack Obama last February. His biography of Herman Melville was highly acclaimed and, most recently, he published a book called College: What it Was, Is, and Should Be.
Wed, Apr 18, 2012, 11:47pm
28-year-old photographer Brandon Stanton is currently on a mission to capture Manhattan’s myriad faces, and the fascinating stories behind them, on his blog, Humans of New York.
Thu, Apr 12, 2012, 1:18am
Geoffrey Fletcher is the first African American to win an Oscar for best adapted screenplay. He won the award for Precious, his first major motion picture, based on the novel Push by Sapphire, in 2009.
Thu, Apr 5, 2012, 12:43am
Kevin Bracken is co-founder of Newmindspace, an organization that puts out free and insanely fun events in cities all over the United States and Canada.
Thu, Mar 29, 2012, 12:23am
San Kim, who graduated from Columbia College in 2006, is the founder of the startup ShowMe, a website where people upload and view educational videos for free.