Columbia University Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Obama has not finalized post-presidential plans: White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Reuters

    President Barack Obama has made no final decisions about what he will do after leaving office, the White House said on Monday, following comments by Columbia University's president that he looked forward to welcoming Obama back to campus in 2017. "The President has long talked about his respect for Columbia University and his desire to continue working with them," the White House statement said in response to a Reuters query.

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  2. Baby Boomers, Don't be so Quick to Mock Colleges on 'Trigger Warnings' and 'Micro-aggressions'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Northwestern University

    ... wound us to the core, why is it that we remember them for a lifetime? Derald Wing Sue, a professor at Columbia University and the lead author on the 2007 study that gave rise to a body of research and policy on micro-aggressions, has said that his ...

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  3. Report: Obama returning to Columbia University after presidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | The Hill

    The president of Columbia University on Monday suggested President Obama will return to the school after he leaves office, according to reports. President Lee Bollinger said at an event for new students that he looked forward to hosting the president in 2017, the Columbia Spectator reported.

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  4. Columbia University president causes stir with Obama announcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Politico

    ... presidents accepted less-than-perfect arms pacts with the Soviets. We need to do the same with Iran. Columbia University President Lee Bollinger caused a stir Monday by reportedly announcing that President Barack Obama will be coming to the New ...

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  5. Obama is coming back to town in 2017, and more highlights from ConvocationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Columbia Spectator

    Updated, Aug. 31 at 7:27 p.m.: The University just dropped a statement regarding University President Lee Bollinger's remarks - and the University said it has no formal association with President Barack Obama, CC '83, yet. "Lee Bollinger's comment at Convocation today that he was looking forward to welcoming back Columbia's most famous alumnus only reiterated the May 12 statement by the Barack Obama Foundation that it 'intends to maintain a presence at Columbia University for the purpose of exploring and developing opportunities for a long term association' and reflected no further developments concerning President Obama's plans," the statement read.

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  6. Theatrical Agent Sarah Jane Leigh Dies at 53; Doug Wright Pays Tribute with ObituaryRead the original story

    Monday Aug 31 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Standard LLC. After receiving a BA from Bennington College in English literature and an MFA from Columbia University in theater criticism and dramaturgy, she began her career in 1988, working for Howard Stein, editor of The Best Short Plays Series ...

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  7. Gene Leads to Nearsightedness When Kids ReadRead the original story

    Monday Aug 31 | Newswise

    Newswise - NEW YORK, NY - Vision researchers at Columbia University Medical Center have discovered a gene that causes myopia, but only in people who spend a lot of time in childhood reading or doing other "nearwork." Using a database of approximately 14,000 people, the researchers found that those with a certain variant of the gene - called APLP2 - were five times more likely to develop myopia in their teens if they had read an hour or more each day in their childhood.

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  8. Yet Another College Is Sued Over Its Sex Assault PoliciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | The Daily Caller

    ... of sexual assault. Notably, he is also representing Paul Nungesser in his defamation lawsuit against Columbia University. Nungesser was accused of raping Emma Sulkowicz, the "Mattress Girl" who hauled a mattress around Columbia for her entire senior ...

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  9. Ex-student sues Colgate University over expulsion in sex misconduct caseRead the original story

    Monday Aug 31 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... protect the due process rights of accused students. Miltenberg is also representing a recent graduate of Columbia University in a lawsuit, arguing the school allowed a student who accused him of rape to harass and defame him by carrying a mattress ...

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  10. Meadowlands beauty the inspiration for art show opening Sept. 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | The Jersey Journal

    ... and hidden beauty of Mill Creek Marsh in the Meadowlands. Cohen, a Jersey City resident, has a MFA from Columbia University with her work featured in various permanent collections including at the NJ State Museum, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Museum, ...

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  11. Another View: Colleges should report sex crimes prontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Evening Sun

    ... report the attacks, and most schools don't conduct surveys to determine the extent of the problem. A Columbia University undergraduate carried a mattress around campus and in the commencement ceremony to dramatize her alleged rape by a fellow ...

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  12. Memories of George Cleve, Maestro and MentorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | SF Classical Voice

    ... - of course - Mozart, the Piano Concerto No. 14 . Over the years, Vardanega - now 20 and a junior at Columbia University - remained one of the young musicians coached and mentored by Cleve, who gave generously of his time. As part of the Midsummer ...

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  13. Here's What Obama Likes On His BagelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | The Huffington Post

    ... wo original locations in 2011 and 2012. He told The Forward that he frequented the store as a student at Columbia University and called its closure "shocking."

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  14. Trump's mass deportation idea was tried in the 1930sRead the original story

    Monday Aug 31 | KSL-TV

    ... to enact, due to the extent to which Mexican immigrants have integrated into U.S. society, said Columbia University history professor Mae Ngai. U.S.-born children of immigrants have been automatically considered American citizens since the adoption ...

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  15. Lack of sleep can lead to the common coldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | CNN

    ... more hours could increase their risk of death. But, according to James Gangwisch, a sleep researcher at Columbia University, said those studies didn't explore whether those people had underlying illnesses. So what can you do to get a better night's ...

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  16. For Progressives, First Amendment Comes in SecondRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Reason Magazine

    ... and the disenfranchised, the First Amendment has become the darling of economic libertarians," complains Columbia University law professor Tim Wu. The attitude revealed by such laments was best summed up by Nat Hentoff in a book title: Free Speech ...

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  17. Trump revives past immigration atrocitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Capitol Hill Blue

    ... impractical to enact, due to the extent that Mexican immigrants have integrated into U.S. society, said Columbia University history professor Mae Ngai. U.S.-born children of immigrants have been automatically considered American citizens since the ...

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  18. NPR show looks at Mormon womena s new leadership rolesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Religion News Service

    ... Forgetting to Pray, and Still Loving My Neighbor." She has a Ph.D. in American religious history from Columbia University. Jana Riess is the author of "The Twible: All the Chapters of the Bible in 140 Characters or Less . . . Now with 68% More ...

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  19. Donald Trump's idea for mass deportation similar to 1930s removalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | SavannahNow

    ... impractical to enact, due to the extent that Mexican immigrants have integrated into U.S. society, said Columbia University history professor Mae Ngai. U.S.-born children of immigrants have been automatically considered American citizens since the ...

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  20. The perilous plight of middle managersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Iol.co.za

    ... alienated from production and the products of their labour - which Seth J. Prins, a doctoral student at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, and his co-authors wrote may "diminish self-efficacy and result in a sense of ...

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