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Lawyer Amal Alamuddin, left, speaks with Greek Culture Minister Kostas Tassoulas during their meeting in Athens on October 14, 2014 in Athens, Greece. Lawyers Geoffrey Robertson and Amal Alamuddin are on a four-day visit to meet with government officials and advise on the return of the Parthenon Marbles, also known as the Elgin Marbles. Alamuddin's husband, actor George Clooney, campaigned for the Marbles' return when promoting his film 'The Monuments Men'. (Photo by Thanassis Stavrakis - Pool/Getty Images)

Human Rights Lawyer Amal Clooney To Lecture At Columbia University

Columbia announced Friday that Clooney will lecture on human rights this spring. She will also serve as a senior fellow with the law school’s Human Rights Institute.

03/06/2015

A fire at Ollie's Noodle Shop & Grill forced the evacuation of a Barnard College dormitory on March 3, 2015. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork.com)

Investigation Underway After Fire Forces Evacuation Of Barnard College Dorm

It appeared to have started at Ollie’s Noodle Shop & Grill adjacent to the Morningside Heights campus and across from Columbia University.

03/04/2015

A fire broke out in a building on the Columbia University campus late on Tuesday, March 3. Student housing at the scene was reportedly evacuated. (Credit: Mikaela Davis, via Twitter)

Barnard College Dorm Building Reportedly Evacuated After Fire

An extra-alarm fire broke out late Tuesday in a building on the Columbia University campus, reportedly prompting the evacuation of the Barnard College dormitory.

03/04/2015

President and CEO of McKissack & McKissack Cheryl McKissack Daniel & 1010 WINS' Larry Mullins (Credit: 1010 WINS)

Larry’s Blog: Cheryl McKissack Daniel

Cheryl McKissack Daniel is the president and CEO of McKissack & McKissack, a family business responsible for much of the iconic architecture in New York City.

02/08/2015

President and CEO of McKissack & McKissack Cheryl McKissack Daniel & 1010 WINS' Larry Mullins (Credit: Handout)

Black History Month One-On-One: Cheryl McKissack Daniel

Cheryl McKissack Daniel is the president and CEO of McKissack & McKissack, a family business responsible for much of the iconic architecture in New York City.

02/08/2015

Sen. Kristen Gillibrand (D-NY) is joined by survivors of campus sexual assault during a news conference  in July, 2014  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Sen. Gillibrand To Attend State Of Union Address With Columbia Student Leading Rape Protest

U.S. senators can bring any VIP guest they want to the State of the Union address, and U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) chose a New York City college student who made headlines with an eye-opening demonstration.

01/20/2015

Students carry mattresses in a protest against sexual assault at Columbia University. (Credit: Jacquelyn14)

Feds Launch Investigation Into Handling Of Rape Cases At Columbia University

The federal government has opened an investigation into how reports of rape on campus are investigated at Columbia University.

01/14/2015

These students at Paul D. Schreiber High School on Long Island plan to go to Italy in April, despite a global travel warning from the U.S. State Department. (Credit: CBS2)

Concerns Mount For Students Studying Abroad After Overseas Terror Attacks

Some students and parents were concerned Wednesday night, with a global travel warning in place after recent terror attacks in France.

01/14/2015

A 19-year-old student plunged from the roof of a dorm building at Columbia University on Monday, Dec. 15. (Credit: CBS2)

Student Plunges From Roof Of Building At Columbia University

A person was hospitalized Monday night after plunging from the roof of a building at Columbia University.

12/15/2014

President of Barnard College Debora Spar attends the Athena Film Festival Awards at Barnard College on Feb. 8, 2014, in New York City. (credit: Robin Marchant/Getty Images for Athena Film Festival)

Barnard College Opens Discussion About Transgender Admissions

Debora Spar, president of the undergraduate college at Columbia University, is posing the question to the Barnard community in a series of town hall meetings and online forums, as the board develops a formal admissions policy.

12/14/2014

President Obama speaks day after midterm elections (Credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

New York, Chicago, Honolulu Launch Fight For Obama Presidential Library

New York, Chicago and Honolulu have each launched efforts to outdo one another as the competition to host President Barack Obaam’s future presidential library comes to a close.

12/05/2014

In this handout image provided by the NFL, Pete Mangurian, then  of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, is seen posing for a portrait taken in 2010 in Tampa Bay, Florida. This image reflects the Tampa Bay Buccaneers active roster of 2010 when this image was taken. (Photo by NFL via Getty Images)

Columbia University Football Coach Pete Mangurian Resigns

Columbia University head football coach Pete Mangurian has resigned from his post, the university announced Friday.

12/05/2014

These shoes under development at Columbia University are intended to keep people with Parkinson's disease from freezing up while walking. (Credit: CBS2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Testing Under Way For New Treatments For Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a brain ailment that has affected celebrities from Muhammad Ali to Michael J. Fox and Linda Ronstadt. There are medications that can help – and patients have been exploring new treatments.

11/25/2014

Rats

Columbia Student’s Study Debunks One Rat Per New Yorker Theory

It’s been said that New York City has so many rats there is literally one for every person, but a new study claims those numbers are way off.

11/06/2014

Allen Taylor on Oct. 31, 2014. (Credit: CBS2)

Police Make Arrest In Attempted Rape Of Columbia University Student

Allen Taylor, 27, is charged with first-degree attempted rape, second-degree burglary and sexual abuse for allegedly attacking the student as she entered her dorm in Morningside Heights this week.

10/31/2014

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