Gac Filipaj will walk at Columbia’s commencement ceremonies, capping a nearly 20-year journey from his home in Yugoslavia to a B.A. in Classics.
“Send Silence Packing” features 1,100 empty backpacks — each representing the lives of the 1,100 college students lost to suicide each year.
The body of Richard Descoings was found on the 7th floor of the Michelangelo Hotel around 1 p.m. Tuesday. Police said there were no obvious signs of trauma or foul play, but are still treating his death as somewhat suspicious.
Prominent French academic Richard Descoings was found naked in his 7th floor hotel room at Midtown’s Michelangelo Hotel on Tuesday, with no sign of trauma and no outward evidence of foul play, according to police.
It doesn’t happen very often, but with the way the Presidential race is going, this year’s primary in New York might actually matter.
There is another plea deal in the case of the Columbia University drug ring.
A Columbia University student who sold marijuana as part of a campus drug-dealing ring is beginning about a year of drug treatment that could get his charges dismissed.
Columbia University will offer a new course for upperclassmen and grad students next semester. An Occupy Wall Street class will send students into the field and will be taught by Dr. Hannah Appel, a veteran of the occupy movement.
Ahmadinejad launched a wide-ranging attack on the United States, suggesting in his remarks that our nation used the 9/11 attacks as a pretext for invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq.
A group of Columbia University students will have dinner with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad next week in Midtown.
Damien McGuinness, a 22-year-old bartender from Ireland, has been arraigned and is being held on $5,000 bail on a charge of rape.
This is not your typical college application process.
A concrete-testing laboratory faked results for a LaGuardia Airport control tower, the new Yankee Stadium, the Lincoln Tunnel, a hospital and more than a dozen other projects around New York City, according to an indictment.
Former Columbia University student Harrison David, whose lawyer had said he has hopes of getting back into a good college someday, will be majoring in jail time for the next six months.
According to the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, 90-percent of Americans suffering from addiction started using before the age of 18.