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Arts & Culture

Student band Off-White rocks Wriston

September 5, 2014 1 comment

Riffs drifted out from a makeshift stage as Off-White, a student rock band, played for the crowd attending the campus welcome celebration.

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse called for Congress to “wake up” to the consequences of climate change in a Salomon 101 lecture Monday.

Science & Research

Whitehouse urges action on climate change

April 15, 2014 5 comments

The United States needs to wake up to the issue of climate change, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse told students, faculty members and community members.

Science & Research

Scientist links research in Antarctica to search for life on Mars

April 4, 2014 0 comments

Dickson, a science data analyst, presented his lecture entitled “Freeze Frame: Time-lapse Photography in the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica.”

University News

Prof. declares emergence of second Cold War

April 1, 2014 0 comments

The United States and Russia have “entered a new Cold War,” announced Robert Legvold, professor emeritus in the department of political science at Columbia.

Arts & Culture

Media festival addresses gender gap in film industry

March 14, 2014 0 comments

The Feminist and Women’s Media Festival is taking over the Granoff Center and the Cable Car Cinema for a series of free events this weekend.

Sarah Delaney, associate professor of chemistry, said she is offering a food-themed first-year seminar to attract non-concentrators to the subject.

Science & Research

Food for thought: FYS combines chem and cooking

March 5, 2014 0 comments

Every Wednesday, 14 first-years head to a kitchen to conduct “edible experiments” that help them see how chemistry applies to cooking.

Alan Lightman, visiting professor in English, stressed the importance of making scientific ideas understandable in a lecture Tuesday night.

Science & Research

Science writer emphasizes storytelling, human connection

February 26, 2014 0 comments

“Science can be a subject of beautiful writing, just like description of a landscape or memories of a love affair,” said Alan Lightman.

Science & Research

Lecturer speaks on sight’s relationship to racial perceptions

February 12, 2014 0 comments

“Seeing race is a social, rather than merely visual, experience,” said Osagie Obasogie in a lecture Tuesday afternoon.

Rory Macfarlane ‘15 received first place in the Student Exhibition for his sculpture, above. The sculpture’s rocks dangled above a table of hors d’oeuvres at the reception.

Arts & Culture

Students take professional turn in gallery exhibition

February 4, 2014 0 comments

Community artists judge works from undergrads and graduate students in annual art show

Features

BRYTE unites refugees, student tutors

November 21, 2013 0 comments

The tutors aim to help local families with language skills while building relationships.