Columbia University Taking Medical School Founder Samuel Bard's Name Off Campus Dorm Due To Slave-Owning PastThe building, which is home to clinical students studying at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, was named for Samuel Bard when it opened in 1931.
'We Stand On The Shoulders Of Shirley Chisholm': Brooklyn Political Powerhouse Serves As Source Of Inspiration For Sen. Kamala HarrisIn her words and her campaign slogans and colors, Harris consistently pays tribute to Congresswoman Chisholm.
Lawmaker, Educator Worried About Contact Tracers Not Asking About Attending ProtestsThere has been progress in the fight against COVID-19, but the massive protests and the reopening of businesses have created fears of a new wave of infections.
Columbia University Researchers Say 36,000 Lives Could've Been Saved If Social Distancing Started SoonerNew research shows thousands of COVID-19 deaths may have been preventable if the United States had acted faster with social distancing policies.
Coronavirus School Closings: New Rochelle District Will Likely Shut Down For Weeks, Governor SaysAs the number of confirmed coronavirus cases grows, more schools and universities are closed across the area.
Barnard College, Columbia University Staff Reportedly Receiving Racist RobocallsThe calls to staff and faculty members have reportedly been related to the death of Tessa Majors.
Anti-Semitic Graffiti Found In Columbia University Professor's OfficeDr. Elizabeth Midlarsky has been a professor of psychology at Columbia University’s teachers college for 28 years. On Wednesday afternoon, her office walls were spray painted with symbols of hate.
‘Dream Come True:’ Bronx Mother’s Inspiring Journey From Prison To Ivy LeaguesIn the U.S., only six percent of former prisoners graduate from college. But this determined woman is getting her diploma from Columbia University.
Study: 1 In 4 Mice In NYC Full Of Drug-Resistant BacteriaA team of microbiologists have discovered something New Yorkers have known for a long time: The mice that live here are gross, furry little bundles of disease with feet.
Jets LB Josh Martin Combines Athletic Talent With IntellectIn the gridiron culture, Martin brings power -- and brain power. He's one of just 12 Ivy Leaguers in the NFL.
Police: Man Steals Apple Computer, Laptop From Columbia University BuildingBoth incidents occurred at the School of International and Public Affairs on West 118th Street in Manhattan.