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  • Admissions | Columbia University in the City of New York
    site of 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

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  • Schools | Columbia University in the City of New York
    laboratory and translational research Columbia College Columbia College is one of the nation s most selective undergraduate institutions The centerpiece of academic study is the Core Curriculum which provides students with wide ranging perspectives on classic works of literature philosophy history music art and science Dental Medicine The College of Dental Medicine provides an academically and clinically superior education in an environment that encourages students to take advantage of the educational opportunities in such diverse areas as public health informatics and biomedical research Engineering Graduate Engineering Undergraduate Columbia Engineering educates socially responsible engineering and applied science leaders whose work results in the betterment of the human condition Undergraduate and graduate programs combine rigorous traditional course work with opportunities for research service learning internships and entrepreneurship both nationally and internationally General Studies General Studies is the finest liberal arts college in the United States created specifically for returning and nontraditional students seeking a rigorous traditional undergraduate degree The school also houses the Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program the oldest and largest program of its kind in the country International Public Affairs For more than sixty years the School of International and Public Affairs has been educating professionals who make a difference in society Through rigorous research and hands on practice graduates and faculty work to improve social services advocate for human rights strengthen markets protect the environment and secure peace around the world Jewish Theological Seminary The Jewish Theological Seminary trains tomorrow s religious educational academic and lay leaders for the Jewish community and beyond through its five schools and world class library List College the undergraduate school offers dual degree programs with Columbia University and Barnard College Journalism Columbia Journalism School educates students to work in all news media covering a wide range of complicated subjects Our faculty a diverse group of award winning professionals work closely with students to provide a foundation for our graduates to become leaders in a fast changing news media Law Columbia Law School is among the oldest and most distinguished law schools in the United States Its faculty and graduates have a long tradition of private practice and public service in the judiciary government and public interest organizations contributing to the development of law in the United States and throughout the world Nursing The School of Nursing is part of one of the world s most renowned academic health centers a vital neighborhood collaborating on research education and clinical care Professional Studies The School of Professional Studies offers innovative programs that meet Columbia s standard of excellence including professional master s degrees courses for graduate school preparation and academic achievement pre college programs for high school students and courses in English as a second language Public Health The Mailman School of Public Health has been on the cutting edge of public health research education and service for more than 85 years The school is a global presence built on local excellence With its world class faculty and talented diverse students the Mailman School is developing knowledge

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  • Departments | Columbia University in the City of New York
    Asian Languages and Cultures Department Ecology Evolution and Environmental Biology Department Economics Department Electrical Engineering Department Endocrinology Division of English and Comparative Literature Department Environmental Health Sciences Department Epidemiology Department Top F A B C D E F G H I L M N O P R S T U V W Film Program Finance and Economics Division French and Romance Philology Department Top G A B C D E F G H I L M N O P R S T U V W General Medicine Division of Genetics and Development Department of Germanic Languages Department Global Support Finance Division Top H A B C D E F G H I L M N O P R S T U V W Health Policy and Management Department Hematology Division of History and Literature Program Reid Hall Paris History Department Top I A B C D E F G H I L M N O P R S T U V W Industrial Engineering and Operations Research Department of Infectious Diseases Division of Italian Department Top L A B C D E F G H I L M N O P R S T U V W Latin American and Iberian Cultures Linguistics Department Top M A B C D E F G H I L M N O P R S T U V W Management Division Marketing Division Mathematics Department Mechanical Engineering Department Medicine Department of Microbiology and Immunology Department of Middle Eastern South Asian and African Studies Molecular Medicine Division of Music Department Top N A B C D E F G H I L M N O P R S T U V W Nephrology Division of Neurology Department Neuroscience Department of Neurosurgery Department NROTC Columbia Battalion Top O A B C D E F G H I L M N O P R S T U V W Obstetrics and Gynecology Department Oncology Division of Ophthalmology Department Orthopaedic Surgery Department Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Department Top P A B C D E F G H I L M N O P R S T U V W Pathology Department of Twitter Pediatrics Department Pharmacology Department Philosophy Department Physical Education and Intercollegiate Athletics Department Physics Department Physiology and Cellular Biophysics Department Political Science Department Population and Family Health Heilbrunn Department of Preventive Medicine and Nutrition Division of Psychiatry Department Psychology Department Pulmonary Allergy and Critical Care Medicine Division of Top R A B C D E F G H I L M N O P R S T U V W Radiation Oncology Department Radiology Department Rehabilitation Medicine Department of Religion Department Rheumatology Division of Top S A B C D E F G H I L M N O P R S T U V W Slavic Languages Department Sociology Department Sociomedical Sciences Department of Spanish and Portuguese Department Statistics Department Surgery Department Facebook Twitter Systems Biology Department of Top T A B C D E F G H I L M N O

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  • Areas of Study | Columbia University in the City of New York
    Environmental Science Biology Policy Barnard College Epidemiology Graduate School of Arts Sciences Epidemiology Mailman School of Public Health Evolutionary Biology of the Human Species Columbia College Evolutionary Biology of the Human Species School of General Studies Executive Master of Public Policy and Administration School of International and Public Affairs Executive Program for Nurses Teachers College Top F A B C D E F G H I J L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Family and Community Education Teachers College Film School of the Arts Film Studies Barnard College Film Studies Columbia College Film Studies School of General Studies Film Studies School of the Arts Financial Engineering Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science Foreign Area Studies Interdisciplinary and Regional Barnard College pdf French Barnard College French School of General Studies French and Francophone Studies Columbia College French and Francophone Studies School of General Studies French and Romance Philology Columbia College French and Romance Philology Graduate School of Arts Sciences French Cultural Studies in a Global Context Graduate School of Arts Sciences Fundraising Management School of Professional Studies Top G A B C D E F G H I J L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Gender and Public Policy Specialization Genetics and Development Graduate School of Arts Sciences German Barnard College German Literature and Cultural History Columbia College German Literature and Cultural History School of General Studies Germanic Languages Graduate School of Arts Sciences Gifted Education Teachers College Top H A B C D E F G H I J L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Health and Behavior Studies Teachers College Health Education Teachers College Health Policy and Management Mailman School of Public Health Higher and Postsecondary Education Teachers College Hispanic Cultural Studies Graduate School of Arts Sciences Hispanic Studies Columbia College Hispanic Studies School of General Studies Historic Preservation Graduate School of Architecture Planning and Preservation History Barnard College History Columbia College History Graduate School of Arts Sciences History School of General Studies History and Education Teachers College History and Literature Reid Hall Paris History and Theory of Architecture Columbia College Human Development Teachers College Human Rights Humanitarian Policy Concentration Human Rights Columbia College Human Rights Graduate School of Arts Sciences Human Rights School of General Studies Human Rights Studies Barnard College Human Rights Studies Liberal Studies M A in Graduate School of Arts Sciences Top I A B C D E F G H I J L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Industrial Engineering Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science Industrial Engineering and Operations Research Graduate School of Arts Sciences Information and Digital Resource Management School of Professional Studies Information Science Columbia College Information Science School of General Studies Interdisciplinary Studies in Education Teachers College International Affairs School of International and Public Affairs International and Comparative Education Teachers College International and Transcultural Studies Teachers College International and World History Dual Degree M A M Sc in Graduate School of Arts Sciences International Conflict Resolution Specialization International Finance and Economic Policy Concentration International Media Advocacy and Communications Specialization International Organizations Specialization International Security Policy Concentration Introduction to Architecture Graduate School of Architecture Planning and Preservation Islamic Studies Liberal Studies M A in Graduate School of Arts Sciences Italian Barnard College Italian Graduate School of Arts Sciences Italian Cultural Studies Columbia College Italian Cultural Studies School of General Studies Italian Literature Columbia College Italian Literature School of General Studies Top J A B C D E F G H I J L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y J D Ph D Program Graduate School of Arts Sciences Japanese Pedagogy Graduate School of Arts Sciences Jazz Studies Columbia College Jazz Studies School of General Studies Jewish Studies Barnard College Jewish Studies Graduate School of Arts Sciences Jewish Studies Liberal Studies M A in Graduate School of Arts Sciences Joint Degree With Juilliard Barnard College Joint Degree With the School of Dental and Oral Surgery Barnard College Joint Degree With the School of International and Public Affairs Barnard College Journalism Graduate School of Arts Sciences Journalism Master of Arts in Graduate School of Journalism Journalism Master of Science in Graduate School of Journalism JTS List College Joint Program School of General Studies Top L A B C D E F G H I J L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Landscape Design School of Professional Studies Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Studies Graduate School of Arts Sciences Latin American and Caribbean Studies Columbia College Latin American and Caribbean Studies School of General Studies Latin American and Iberian Cultures Graduate School of Arts Sciences Latino Studies Columbia College Latino Studies School of General Studies Linguistics Columbia College Linguistics School of General Studies Top M A B C D E F G H I J L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y M D Ph D Graduate School of Arts Sciences Management Specialization Materials Science and Engineering Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science Materials Science and Engineering Solid State Science and Engineering Graduate School of Arts Sciences Mathematical Structures for Environmental and Social Sciences Graduate School of Arts Sciences Mathematics Columbia College Mathematics Graduate School of Arts Sciences Mathematics School of General Studies Mathematics and Applied Math Barnard College Mathematics Education Teachers College Mathematics of Finance Graduate School of Arts Sciences Mathematics Science and Technology Teachers College Mathematics Statistics Columbia College Mathematics Statistics School of General Studies Measurement Evaluation and Statistics Teachers College Mechanical Engineering Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science Mechanical Engineering Graduate School of Arts Sciences Medical Doctor College of Physicians and Surgeons Medical Physics Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science Medieval and Renaissance Studies Barnard College Medieval and Renaissance Studies Columbia College Medieval and Renaissance Studies Graduate School of Arts Sciences Medieval

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  • Academics | Columbia University in the City of New York
    diabetes Elena Aprile Physics Applied Physics Elena Aprile Physics Applied Physics This new device can detect dark matter the never found state of matter that current theory says should make up 90 percent of the universe The universe is believed to be made up of two kinds of matter ordinary matter that our daily experiences make us aware of and dark matter that is much more abundant but whose composition remains a mystery Physicist Elena Aprile and her team of thirty investigators are performing experiments to understand exactly what dark matter is and what kinds of fundamental particles it contains These physicists intend to capture dark matter particles colliding with their XENON 10 detector Understanding the composition of dark matter will have a profound effect on our views of the universe and its origins Norma Graham Psychology Norma Graham Psychology Mathematical Models of Visual Processes Graham s research attempts to uncover and describe the hidden stages of visual processing the many stages now known to intervene between the light acting on the eye and human conscious perception The neural substrate of these stages is known to be in the back part of the brain but little is known about what these stages do Graham and her team derive predictions from theories about these hidden stages embodied in mathematical models then compare these predictions to the perceptions that human observers report when they see carefully chosen visual patterns Andrew Marks Departments of Physiology and Medicine Biomedical Andrew Marks Departments of Physiology and Medicine Biomedical A defect in calcium channels has been found to be associated with heart failure This discovery may guide future heart attack treatment research Andrew Marks of the Departments of Physiology and Medicine has made a major contribution in the molecular biology of heart failure He has found that the calcium release channel known as the ryanodine receptor becomes defective in heart failure Detailed analysis of the receptor has led to the generation of new candidate drugs that effectively treat heart failure in animal models of the disease Ronald Mincy Social Work Ronald Mincy Social Work Study reveals plight of African American males In his book Black Males Left Behind Professor Ronald Mincy sheds light on how the broad economic gains of the 1990s failed to reach black men especially in urban areas They lag at the bottom of nearly every measure of social engagement that sociologists measure Undereducated and without jobs that pay meaningful wages many are unable to support their families which they often abandon Their children grow up without the benefit of a father thus at least for this demographic continuing the cycle of poverty Ronald Breslow Chemistry Ronald Breslow Chemistry Synthesis of new cancer fighting compounds Ronald Breslow has been instrumental in synthesizing some 1 000 new chemical compounds that fight cancer among these SAHA suberoylanilide hydroxamic acid SAHA induces cancer cells to transform into normal cells or commit suicide by inhibiting enzymes that are known to silence certain genes that allow tumor cells

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  • Schools | Columbia University in the City of New York
    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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  • Centers & Institutes | Columbia University in the City of New York
    Research Center for Information Access Center for Research on Information Management Center for Advanced Institute for Religion Culture and Public Life Institute for Research on Women Gender and Sexuality Institute for Tele Information CITI Institute for the Study of Human Rights Institute of War and Peace Studies Arnold A Saltzman Institute on Education and the Economy Institute on Medicine as a Profession Integrated Science Engineering ISE Columbia Center for Integrated Systems Lab CISL Interdisciplinary Center for Innovative Theory and Empirics Interdisciplinary Research on Antimicrobial Resistance CIRAR Center for International Business Education and Research Center for International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs ICAP Facebook Twitter International Center for Health Outcomes and Innovative Research InCHOIR International Conflict Resolution Center for International Earth Science Information Network Center for International History Center for International Research Institute for Climate and Society IRI Twitter Iranian Studies Center for Facebook Irving Herbert and Florence Center for Clinical Research Irving Herbert Comprehensive Cancer Center Israel and Jewish Studies Institute for Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America Top J A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z Japanese Economy and Business Center on Japanese Legal Studies The Center for Jazz Studies The Center for Top K A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z K1 Project Facebook Twitter Karayiorgou Gogos Labs Psychiatry Physiology Neuroscience Keene Donald Center of Japanese Culture Kernochan Center for Law Media and the Arts Klingenstein Center for Independent School Education Korean Legal Studies Center for Korean Research The Center for Top L A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory Lang Eugene M Center for Entrepreneurship Facebook Twitter Langmuir Center for Colloids and Interfaces Language Resource Center Latin American Studies Institute of Law and Culture Center for the Study of Law and Economic Studies Center for Law and Philosophy Center for Learning Technologies Institute for Legislative Drafting Research Fund Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy Liver Disease and Transplantation The Center for Top M A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z Magnetic Resonance Research Laboratories Materials Research Science and Engineering Center MSRC MDA ALS Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Center of Medicine as a Profession CMAP Center on Medieval Japanese Studies Institute for Menopause Hormonal Disorders and Women s Health Center for Middle East Institute Millennium Cities Initiative Millennium Villages Project Minimal Access Surgery Center MASC Molecular Cardiology Center for Molecular Recognition Center for Musher Program in Social Work Practice Top N A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z Nanoscale Science and Engineering

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  • Research at Columbia | Columbia University in the City of New York
    spectrum of research institutes and centers in the natural and biomedical sciences the social sciences and the humanities Search Centers Institutes Columbia Science Initiative Columbia s natural science departments among the strongest in the world have launched the Science Initiative to guide their development over the next 10 years It identifies key scientific priorities sets forth opportunities for collaboration and ensures an outstanding faculty with the resources needed to make the next generation of scientific breakthroughs Useful Links Office of the Executive Vice President for Research Sponsored Projects Administration Columbia Technology Ventures Columbia s Nobel Laureates Groundbreaking Research A diversity of researchers in the new Northwest Corner Building are working together to pursue new discoveries across traditional disciplines of science and engineering 5 01 MORE RESEARCH NEWS 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

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