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July 29, 2014, 10:03 AM

Student groups and councils are looking for new meeting space after boardrooms on the fifth floor of Lerner Hall were repurposed into health offices this summer.

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Jul 24, 2014, 6:06 PM
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A new fundraising campaign is in the works to raise money for Columbia’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences after faculty members appealed to University President Lee Bollinger in May to address growing concerns about financial constraints.

Jul 24, 2014, 3:12 PM
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Law professor Suzanne Goldberg will serve as a special advisor to University President Lee Bollinger on sexual assault prevention and response, Bollinger announced on Thursday.

Jul 10, 2014, 9:28 PM
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Jean Chambers was hit Thursday afternoon at 95th Street and West End Avenue when a 2004 Ford Expedition made a left turn.

Jul 10, 2014, 6:03 PM

McBain and Hamilton Halls are currently undergoing asbestos abatement.

Student Life

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Jul 29, 2014, 10:03 AM

Student groups and councils are looking for new meeting space after boardrooms on the fifth floor of Lerner Hall were repurposed into health offices this summer.

Jul 10, 2014, 6:03 PM

McBain and Hamilton Halls are currently undergoing asbestos abatement.

Jul 1, 2014, 12:27 PM
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Andrew Hamilton, GS ’13, who had been heavily involved in the Philolexian Society and various on-campus theater groups, died in New York City on June 24.

Jun 11, 2014, 11:58 PM
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Kaushik Tiwari, SEAS ’16, received a $100,000 Thiel Fellowship, which is awarded to student entrepreneurs to fund their scientific and technological projects.

Morningside Heights

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Jul 3, 2014, 1:04 PM
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Book Culture has rehired four store managers who were terminated after last week’s vote to unionize, store owners Chris Doeblin and Annie Hedrick announced on Thursday.

Jun 29, 2014, 12:20 PM
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The former employees said that store co-owners Chris Doeblin and Annie Hedrick illegally fired them after they participated in votes to join the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union on Tuesday and Wednesday.

May 17, 2014, 2:25 PM

The 111th Street Citibank destroyed by a fire in January will move into the former Village Copier store at 112th Street and Broadway in August—but only temporarily.

May 11, 2014, 1:45 PM

Tensions continue to mount between local preservationists and cathedral administrators over the controversial residential development planned on the grounds of the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine.

Administration

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Jul 24, 2014, 6:06 PM
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A new fundraising campaign is in the works to raise money for Columbia’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences after faculty members appealed to University President Lee Bollinger in May to address growing concerns about financial constraints.

Jul 24, 2014, 3:12 PM
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Law professor Suzanne Goldberg will serve as a special advisor to University President Lee Bollinger on sexual assault prevention and response, Bollinger announced on Thursday.

Jun 25, 2014, 11:00 AM

William Campbell, CC ’62, TC ’64, who has chaired the Columbia board of trustees for nine years, is retiring from his post, the board announced on Wednesday. He is succeeded by his co-chair Jonathan Schiller, CC ’69, Law ’73.

Jun 24, 2014, 9:27 PM
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Barnard added six members to its board of trustees on Tuesday, including choreographer Twyla Tharp, BC ’63, and actor Dylan McDermott.

West Harlem

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Jun 25, 2014, 2:22 AM
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Rangel received 47.4 percent of the vote, a 3.8 percent and 1,800-vote lead over Espaillat. On Thursday, Espaillat conceded defeat and announced his reelection campaign for State Senate.

Jun 11, 2014, 11:13 PM
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After last week's police raid on gangs in the Grant and Manhattanville housing projects, anti-violence advocates are seeking to defuse tensions and direct more funding to community organizations.

Jun 5, 2014, 11:44 PM
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Under the plan, first introduced in September 2013, the DOT will reduce lanes and create medians along Morningside Avenue between 116th and 126th streets in an attempt to reduce traffic speeds and improve safety for pedestrians.

May 11, 2014, 1:38 PM

Following his election in January, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s campaign promises of to reform the city’s public schools were put to the test as he negotiated with the state government on policy ideas like universal pre-K and school co-locations.

Academics

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Jul 10, 2014, 10:43 AM
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Barnard received an $800,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to fund an academic initiative geared toward digital photography, design, and visual storytelling.

Jun 5, 2014, 8:00 PM

Colleagues remember Morton Friedman, a longtime professor and former vice dean at the School of Engineering and Applied Science, as a mentor and a repository of knowledge about Columbia.

May 11, 2014, 12:30 PM

A new Core science course to replace Frontiers of Science is on its way, but it won’t be ready for the fall.

May 5, 2014, 3:24 AM
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The Education Policy and Planning Committee proposed on Friday to add a point to courses with two weekly lectures and a discussion section.

Upper West Side

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Jul 10, 2014, 9:28 PM
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Jean Chambers was hit Thursday afternoon at 95th Street and West End Avenue when a 2004 Ford Expedition made a left turn.

May 27, 2014, 11:36 AM

The taxi driver who hit and killed 9-year-old Cooper Stock in January will not be criminally charged and instead receive a ticket and fine, Stock’s mother

May 17, 2014, 8:53 PM
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After two nights of impassioned and well-attended public hearings last week, locals against the proposed Jewish Home Lifecare building on West 97th Street are counting the weeks until a final environmental impact statement is released later this summer.

May 11, 2014, 1:31 PM

The Upper West Side became the focus of a citywide push to increase traffic safety this year after three pedestrian were killed around the intersection of Broadway and 96th Street during a two-week period in January.

Uptown

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Mar 26, 2014, 3:17 AM

The Columbia University Medical Center filed a set of permits on Monday and Tuesday with the Department of Buildings for the School of Nursing’s $34.4 million expansion.

Mar 26, 2014, 3:26 AM

In a statement circulated by incumbent Rep. Charles Rangel’s campaign last week, former City Council member Robert Jackson said Espaillat should not run for State Senate if he loses the congressional primary.

Feb 26, 2014, 3:52 AM
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Members of the recently formed Housing Coalition Against Downsizing gathered Tuesday night to discuss a potential lawsuit against the Department of Housing Preservation and Development to prevent the downsizing of Section 8 housing.

Feb 12, 2014, 3:34 AM
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Amid hopes that de Blasio's administration would reverse the Department of Education's co-location policy, parents are still divided over whether the addition of a new school in a building on 136th Street will mean convenience or crowding.