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Columbia University humanities professor Mark Lilla spoke Thursday evening as part of the University’s Reaffirming University Values series. His speech criticized liberal use of identity politics and hyper radicalism.

Mark Lilla talks institutional, identity politics

September 28, 2017 0 comments

“In America, institutional politics can always, at some point, undo whatever gains are made through movement politics,” said Mark Lilla.

UCS fills five positions in second meeting of year

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UCS fills five positions in second meeting of year

September 27, 2017 0 comments

The Undergraduate Council of Students held internal elections for five management and executive board positions in its general body meeting Wednesday night.

Annenberg hires new director

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Annenberg hires new director

September 27, 2017 0 comments

Susanna Loeb will assume the position of director of the Annenberg Institute for School Reform July 1 2018.

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School of Engineering takes measures to hire diverse staff

September 27, 2017 0 comments

Over a year after the Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan mandated the University diversify its faculty the School of Engineering is ramping up its efforts.

WBRU alums contest sale of FM signal

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WBRU alums contest sale of FM signal

September 26, 2017 0 comments

Nearly a month after WBRU announced the sale of its FM radio signal, a group of the radio station’s alums have joined together to fight the sale.

CAPS introduces new policies to improve care

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CAPS introduces new policies to improve care

September 26, 2017 0 comments

For the first time, Counseling and Psychological Services allowed students to meet with therapists without scheduling an appointment beforehand.

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University, security contractor sued for gender bias, negligent hiring

September 26, 2017 0 comments

A former security guard with a University contractor filed a lawsuit against the company and her supervisor for gender-based discrimination and retaliation.

Kenneth Breuer ’82 and Sharon Swartz were awarded the grant and hope to better incorporate aerodynamic studies into the U.’s research program.

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University professors Swartz, Breuer receive grant for new wind tunnel

September 25, 2017 0 comments

The National Science Foundation has awarded two University researchers, Sharon Swartz, professor of biology and engineering, and Kenneth Breuer ’82.

Edward Luce, author of the book “The Retreat of Western Liberalism,” conceded that economic pessimism in the United States and Europe led to the political upheaval seen in the past few months.

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Financial Times columnist discusses new book

September 25, 2017 0 comments

Dry British humor and sharp political analysis defined Monday evening at the Watson Institute for International Public Affairs.

Wexford Innovation Center breaks ground

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Wexford Innovation Center breaks ground

September 25, 2017 0 comments

I-195 land parcels in the Jewelry District were the site of a groundbreaking yesterday morning.