2014-02-11

News

After announcing a $300 million fundraising initiative last semester, Teachers College has allocated some $10,000 of the funds for a one-year scholarship for master’s and doctoral students, in an attempt to alleviate problems with funding and financial aid.

Radiator Labs—a Columbia Technology Ventures startup by SEAS alumnus Marshall Cox—is planning to launch an app next year that will allow students to access heaters in their rooms to regulate the temperature.

The help room for computer science and applied math, housed in available classrooms on Barnard’s campus, added two additional teaching assistants, expanded from two to three times a week, and is being utilized by more students on a regular basis this semester.

After failing to receive more than $4 billion promised by a 2007 education funding bill to provide essential resources to New York City public schools, community leaders are leading an effort to file a lawsuit against New York state.

Opinion

As the stigma of mental illness dissolves, we need to get comfortable with people opening up and sharing their stories.

An open letter to the community: There is a cult situated in Morningside Heights that completely transforms the lives of its members.

CCSC Academic Affairs Representative Nora Habboosh on how a new departmental advising initiative will put us back in touch with the intellectual curiosity that brought us here in the first place.

Arts and Entertainment

4x4 magazine announced winners of literary contest judged by author Joyce Carol Oates.

Ballet groups from Columbia, Princeton, and Harvard join together for Miller Theatre performance.

St. Paul’s chapel will play host to an early music concert on Wednesday.