Columbia University

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

A surveillance image of a suspect in the sexual assault of a woman at the Columbia University campus. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Assaulted Woman In Columbia University Student Housing

Police released surveillance video Thursday of a man who allegedly attacked a graduate student at Columbia University.

10/30/2014

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

Columbia Students Rally In National Day Of Action Against Campus Rape

College students in New York and across the nation took part Wednesday night in a “Carry That Weight” national day of action against campus rape.

10/29/2014

The first confirmed Ebola virus patient diagnosed in the U.S. was treated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. (Credit: CBS 2)

Local Expert Wonders Why Texas Ebola Patient Wasn’t Isolated Immediately

A man in Dallas has become the first person in the United States with a confirmed Ebola virus diagnosis, and one local expert was alarmed that the patient was not isolated immediately.

09/30/2014

People walk past the Alma Mater statue on the Columbia University campus on July 1, 2013. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Columbia University Student Dies In Upstate NY Kayaking Accident

According to the Saratoga County sheriff’s office, Jeffrey Tang was in a kayak on Stewart’s Pond in Hadley on Saturday when he apparently fell into the water.

09/21/2014

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Fordham Steamrolls Over Columbia 49-7

Mike Nebrich threw for 435 yards and matched a career best with four touchdowns as Fordham rolled over Columbia 49-7 on Saturday.

09/20/2014

President Barack Obama (credit: CBS 2)

Columbia Bid Makes Short List For Obama Presidential Library Site

Four applications – including one from Columbia University – have made the cut for the short list to host President Barack Obama’s future potential library.

09/15/2014

Demonstrators rally against violence against women at Columbia University (Credit: CBS 2)

Demonstrators Stand Up To Violence Against Women At Columbia University

During the rally students could be seen carrying a mattress around to make a point. Demonstrators said people need to wake up.

09/13/2014

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Demonstrators At Columbia University Draw Attention To On-Campus Sexual Assaults

In the wake of the Ray Rice scandal and reports of on-campus rapes, demonstrators at Columbia University say more attention needs to be paid to the issue of sexual assaults on campus.

09/12/2014

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