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  • Columbia University in the City of New York
    to the Arts Glass House Rocks THE ARTS AT COLUMBIA http www gocolumbialions com Men s Basketball Hosts Penn and Princeton on Friday and Saturday February 12 13 COLUMBIA ATHLETICS University News rss A 13 Million Gift Establishes Professorship and Center for Japanese Art History Columbia Medical Center Scientists Develop Potential Precision Medicine Approach for Treating Vision Loss Hon Michael A Nutter Former Philadelphia Mayor Joins School of International and Public Affairs Faculty Columbia Cybersecurity Experts Debate Proper Response to Terrorism Events Announcements rss Announcement University Travel Advisory Zika Virus February 12 BRICS 2 0 Challenges of Global Governance and Growth Sustainable Development Speaker Series Eco fashion and Sustainable Living Materials Science Engineering Colloquium Two Dimensional Carbides About History Administration Statistics Facts Visiting Admissions Schools Departments Financial Aid Areas of Study Academics Schools Departments Centers Areas of Study Research News Resources Centers Libraries Locations Catalogs E Resources Request It Ask a Librarian Services Medical Center Research Education Patient Care Newsroom Giving Impact Gift Guide Ways to Give Give Online Arts Athletics Columbia Global Resources for Students Faculty Staff Alumni Community Careers Learning CAA Email Neighbors Programs Administration Jobs Manhattanville Campus Plan New Buildings Community Construction 116th Street and Broadway New

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  • About Columbia | Columbia University in the City of New York
    to society University Administration Columbia is led by President Lee C Bollinger The University s governance is directed by the 24 member Board of Trustees and by the University Senate Statistics Facts Looking for a statistical snapshot of the University Find all the basic facts and figures about Columbia here Visiting Columbia s Campuses Find information on visiting Columbia s Morningside Heights and medical center campuses and learn more about available tours and neighboring communities Useful Links Mission Statement Campus Map Columbia Bookstore Columbia s Nobel Laureates Outdoor Sculpture at Columbia A Doubled Magic Produced for Columbia Athletics and based on the words of Pulitzer Prize winning Columbia alumnus Herman Wouk About History Administration Statistics Facts Visiting Admissions Schools Departments Financial Aid Areas of Study Academics Schools Departments Centers Areas of Study Research News Resources Centers Libraries Locations Catalogs E Resources Request It Ask a Librarian Services Medical Center Research Education Patient Care Newsroom Giving Impact Gift Guide Ways to Give Give Online Arts Athletics Columbia Global Resources for Students Faculty Staff Alumni Community Careers Learning CAA Email Neighbors Programs Administration Jobs Manhattanville Campus Plan New Buildings Community Construction 116th Street and Broadway New York NY 10027 2016 Columbia University

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  • Arts at Columbia | Columbia University in the City of New York
    Arts Library Community Exhibition Spaces LeRoy Neiman Gallery Music Arts Library Macy Gallery Miriam and Ira D Wallach Art Gallery Browse Resources Centers Artists Resource Center Arts Initiative Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture Center for Ethnomusicology Center for Jazz Studies Center for Urban Real Estate Columbia Alumni Arts League Computer Music Center Global Centers Heyman Center for the Humanities Institute for Comparative Literature and Society Kernochan Center

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  • Columbia University – Celebrating Black History Month
    the first African American woman to receive a bachelor s degree in architectural engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Photo Credit University of Illinois Archives Constance Baker Motley 1921 2005 Law School 1946 2003 As the NAACP Legal Defense Fund s associate counsel she participated in writing the briefs for Brown v Board of Education the landmark 1954 U S Supreme Court case that ended school segregation From 1961 to 1964 Motley won 9 of the 10 civil rights cases she argued before the court Photo Credit Timothy Greenfield Sanders James Howard Meredith 1933 Law School 1968 In the fall of 1962 29 year old Air Force veteran James Meredith provided a defining moment in the Civil Rights Movement when he enrolled as the first African American student at the University of Mississippi sparking a riot that left two dead and dozens injured After graduating a year later he continued to champion the rights of African Americans Photo Credit Chris Meyer Indiana University Langston Hughes 1902 67 School of Engineering and Applied Science student 1921 22 Proclaimed in his time as the Poet Laureate of Harlem Hughes chronicled black life in a variety of forms his work inflected with the rhythms of the jazz that he absorbed and adored in the clubs of New York during the 1920s Photo Credit Manny Warman Columbia University Marie Maynard Daly 1921 2003 Graduate School of Arts and Sciences 1947 In 1947 Daly became the first African American woman to earn a Ph D in chemistry She investigated the effects of cholesterol sugars and other nutrients on the heart Daly also taught biochemistry at Columbia s College of Physicians and Surgeons Photo Credit Queens College Maurice V Russell 1923 98 School of Social Work 1950 Teachers College 1964 During his more than 40 year career Russell taught and directed social services at several New York institutions He is credited with establishing the first professional department of social work at Harlem Hospital He was a trustee of Columbia from 1987 to 1995 Photo Credit Eileen Barroso Columbia University M Moran Weston II 1910 2002 Columbia College 1930 Graduate School of Arts and Sciences 1940 1969 The longtime rector of one of Harlem s most prominent churches Weston co founded Carver Federal Savings Bank the largest independent financial institution in the United States owned by African Americans and provided affordable housing for thousands of New Yorkers Weston was also the University s first African American trustee Photo Credit Columbia University Archives Paul Robeson 1898 1976 Law School 1923 One of the most prominent and politically controversial black Americans of the 1930s and 1940s Robeson won critical and popular acclaim for his stage and screen roles It was as a concert singer however that he earned his greatest fame Photo Credit Metropolitan Musical Bureau Columbia University Archives Shirley Anita St Hill Chisholm 1924 2005 Teachers College 1951 The first African American woman elected to the U S Congress Chisholm gained widespread notice as a

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  • History | Columbia University in the City of New York
    Rabi to name just a few of the great minds of the Morningside campus The University s graduates during this time were equally accomplished for example two alumni of Columbia s School of Law Charles Evans Hughes and Harlan Fiske Stone who was also dean of the School of Law served successively as Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court The construction of South Hall later renamed Butler Library Research into the atom by faculty members I I Rabi Enrico Fermi and Polykarp Kusch brought Columbia s Department of Physics to international prominence in the 1940s The founding of the School of International Affairs now the School of International and Public Affairs in 1946 marked the beginning of intensive growth in international relations as a major scholarly focus of the University The oral history movement in the United States was launched at Columbia in 1948 Columbia celebrated its bicentennial in 1954 during a period of steady expansion This growth mandated a major campus building program in the 1960s and by the end of the decade five of the University s schools were housed in new buildings It was also in the 1960s that Columbia experienced the most significant crisis in its history Currents of unrest sweeping the country among them opposition to the Vietnam War an increasingly militant civil rights movement and the ongoing decline of America s inner cities converged with particular force at Columbia casting the Morningside campus into the national spotlight More than 1 000 protesting students occupied five buildings in the last week of April 1968 effectively shutting down the University until they were forcibly removed by the New York City police Those events led directly to the cancellation of a proposed gym in Morningside Park the cessation of certain classified research projects on campus the retirement of President Grayson Kirk and a downturn in the University s finances and morale They also led to the creation of the University Senate in which faculty students and alumni acquired a larger voice in University affairs Statue of Alexander Hamilton Hamilton Hall In recent decades Columbia s campuses have seen a revival of spirit and energy that have been truly momentous Under the leadership of President Michael Sovern the 1980s saw the completion of important new facilities and the pace intensified after George Rupp became president in 1993 A 650 million dollar building program begun in 1994 provided the impetus for a wide range of projects including the complete renovation of Furnald Hall and athletics facilities on campus and at Baker Field the wiring of the campus for Internet and wireless access the rebuilding of Dodge Hall for the School of the Arts the construction of new facilities for the Schools of Law and Business the renovation of Butler Library and the creation of the Philip L Milstein Family College Library The University also continued to develop the Audubon Biotechnology and Research Park securing Columbia s place at the forefront of medical research As New York City

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  • Administration | Columbia University in the City of New York
    to provide strategic and operational oversight Greenberg has worked at the University since 2006 and holds a bachelor s degree from the University of Rochester a master s of public administration from Syracuse University and a master s of Construction Administration from Columbia Maxine Griffith Executive Vice President for Government and Community Affairs Maxine Griffith is the executive vice president for Government and Community Affairs at Columbia University and special advisor for campus planning Reporting to President Lee C Bollinger Ms Griffith is responsible for the oversight and coordination of Columbia s collaborations with government at the local state and federal levels as well as the strengthening of Columbia s many partnerships with local organizations In addition she is a senior member of the team planning for the University s proposed campus expansion Orin Herskowitz Vice President of Intellectual Property and Tech Transfer In addition to his role as Vice President Orin Herskowitz serves as Executive Director of Columbia Technology Ventures which manages more than 350 invention disclosures emerging from Columbia s research labs each year leading to over 100 license deals and over 20 new start ups annually Mr Herskowitz has served on boards or as the Principle Investigator for several innovation and entrepreneurship focused initiatives including the NYC Media Lab PowerBridgeNY and the Columbia Coulter Translational Partnership Prior to joining Columbia he spent seven years with the Boston Consulting Group s New York office David Madigan Executive Vice President for Arts and Sciences David Madigan is a professor of statistics at Columbia University and former chair of the Department of Statistics He also serves as dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Before coming to Columbia in 2007 Professor Madigan was dean of physical and mathematical sciences at Rutgers University He is an elected fellow of the American Statistical Association the Institute of Mathematical Statistics and the American Association for the Advancement of Science Safwan M Masri Executive Vice President for Global Centers and Global Development Professor Masri is responsible for the development of an expanding network of Columbia Global Centers As an ambassador for Columbia he cultivates relationships with Columbia alumni and with international leaders essential to the continued development of a global Columbia He joined the faculty of Columbia Business School in 1988 where he also served as vice dean He has taught at INSEAD and Stanford and is founding chairman emeritus of King s Academy and of the Queen Rania Teacher Academy His scholarly pursuits focus on education reform in the Middle East Peter E Pilling Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education Peter E Pilling was appointed director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education in February 2015 Prior to joining Columbia Athlectis Pilling served as senior associate athletic director at several of the most respected college sports programs in the country including Villanova and Brigham Young universities As a vice president at IMG College the nation s largest collegiate sports management company Pilling has extensive experience serving athletics departments of Division I schools

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  • Statistics & Facts | Columbia University in the City of New York
    School Gender Degree Level Headcount Enrollment by Ethnicity Citizenship Degrees Certificates Degrees Certificates Awarded Undergraduate Degrees by Program of Study Columbia College Undergraduate Degrees by Program of Study Engineering Applied Science Undergraduate Degrees by Program of Study General Studies Tuition Financial Aid Tuition Rates by School Institutional Grant Aid by School Undergraduate Term Bill Tuition Mandatory Fees Room Board Faculty Data Faculty by School Division Faculty by Rank Tenure Status Faculty by Gender Tenure Status Faculty by Minority Status Citizenship Tenure Status Staff Data Full time Employees by Job Category Ethnicity Gender Finance Endowment Value Financial Reports Leadership President Trustees University Senate Libraries Library Statistics Research Office of the Executive Vice President for Research Sponsored Projects Administration Columbia Technology Ventures Useful Links Essential Policies for the Columbia Community Student Consumer Information Faculty Handbook Columbia University FACTS Columbia s Nobel Laureates Office of Planning and Institutional Research Lucy Drotning Associate Provost 212 854 3036 ld221 columbia edu Anna Makkar Data Reporting Specialist 212 854 2426 am4150 columbia edu Sonia Gugga Senior Research Analyst 212 854 4257 ssg34 columbia edu University Brochure Download the 2014 University Overview Brochure pdf About History Administration Statistics Facts Visiting Admissions Schools Departments Financial Aid Areas of

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  • Visiting Columbia | Columbia University in the City of New York
    one of the finest law libraries in the world Max Abramovitz and Wallace Harrison designed the building Among his many buildings Harrison is perhaps most widely known for leading an international team of architects that designed the United Nations headquarters Casa Italiana Casa Italiana Casa Italiana one of three New York City landmarks on campus is home to the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America It is one of many buildings on campus designed by the renowned architectural firm of McKim Meade and White It was restored in 1993 based on the designs of Italian architect Italo Rota of Paris and Milan and Samuel E White of Buttrick White Burtis of New York Founded in 1991 on the basis of an agreement between the Republic of Italy and Columbia University the Academy promotes advanced research in all areas relating to Italian history and society In addition it seeks to establish a high level of academic and cultural exchange between Italy and the US International Affairs Building International Affairs Building The International Affairs Building houses Columbia s School of International and Public Affairs SIPA Founded in 1946 SIPA offers interdisciplinary masters degree programs in international affairs and in public policy and administration Several certificate programs are also offered The building houses seven regional institutes including the Weatherhead East Asian Institute the Harriman Institute for the study of Russia and the former Soviet republics as well as centers devoted to the study of Human Rights the United Nations and Urban Research and Policy The Economics and Political Science departments and the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy are also located here as is the Lehman Library for the Social Sciences Schermerhorn Hall Schermerhorn Hall Construction on Schermerhorn began in 1896 An inscription above the entrance reads For the advancement of natural science Speak to the earth and it shall teach thee The centers and departments located in this building include African American Studies Anthropology Art History and Archaeology Geology Psychology Women s Studies the Miriam Ira D Wallach Fine Arts Center and the Center for Environmental Research and Conservation Franz Boas founded the nation s first department of anthropology here in 1899 Graduates from this program include pioneering cultural anthropologists Ruth Benedict and Margaret Mead Schermerhorn is well known in science circles as the site of Thomas Hunt Morgan s drosophila experiment which laid the foundation for modern genetics and helped him earn the Nobel Prize in 1933 Uris Hall Uris Hall Uris Hall serves as the main building for Columbia Business School which offers MBA Executive MBA and PhD programs as well as short term non degree courses for executives The school s location in the business and financial capital of the world and its relationships with global business and academic leaders make it one of the premier schools for graduate business education The school also shares a new building on Amsterdam Avenue with the School of Law Schapiro Center Schapiro Center The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science occupies a cluster of buildings on the north end of the campus the Schapiro Center for Engineering and Physical Science Research pictured shared with the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences the Seeley Wintersmith Mudd building which is home to the Botwinick Gateway Laboratories a state of the art facility for computer aided design the Computer Science Building and Engineering Terrace The School offers bachelors masters and doctoral degrees in applied physics and applied mathematics biomedical engineering chemical engineering civil engineering and engineering mechanics computer science earth and environmental engineering electrical engineering industrial engineering and operations research and mechanical engineering Pupin Hall Pupin Hall Pupin Hall is home to the Physics and Astronomy departments The building is named after Michael I Pupin a graduate of Columbia College and a professor at the University for more than 30 years Pupin was an active inventor and patented many of his ground breaking inventions including a method of rapid X ray photography secondary X ray radiation telecommunications technology and sonar related technology During his lifetime he received 34 patents His autobiography From Immigrant to Inventor won a Pulitzer Prize in 1924 Havemeyer Hall Havemeyer Hall Havemeyer Hall is devoted to the application and study of Chemistry with a strong emphasis on research Pioneering research conducted here led to the discovery of deuterium for which Harold Clayton Urey received the Nobel Prize in 1934 Six others who did research here subsequently received the Nobel Prize including Irving Langmuir the first industrial chemist to be so honored in 1932 Room 309 the grand lecture hall in the center of Havemeyer remains the signature architectural feature of Charles Follen McKim s original design It has been prominently featured in over a dozen films Mathematics Hall Mathematics Hall As the name suggests this building houses the Mathematics Department This former home of the Engineering School once featured a full sized steam locomotive inside The area around Mathematics Hall is known as the site of the Battle of Harlem Heights During the American Revolution George Washington s troops staged an important offensive against the British troops here Though inconclusive it revived American morale after defeats in Long Island and at Kip s Bay A plaque on the Broadway side of the building commemorates the battle The mathematics and science library here have two distinct and separately maintained collections The mathematics holdings cover all aspects of pure mathematics including algebra number theory geometry topology mathematical statistics and probability The library currently subscribes to 250 international mathematics serials The science collection consists of general and multidisciplinary materials in such areas as the history of science and technology older scientific periodicals and publications of academies and learned societies Earl Hall Earl Hall Earl Hall is Columbia s religious and community service headquarters Dedicated in 1902 it is one of the oldest buildings on campus The University Chaplain and campus ministers have offices here along with more than 50 religious political and community service groups Through these organizations approximately

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