Topic: Columbia University
The first peer-reviewed scientific study of the volume of the Gulf oil spill concludes that 4.4 million barrels spewed into the Gulf – very close to the government's estimate.
09/24/2010 09:46 am
In his second address as president to the annual opening of the UN General Assembly, Obama urges supporters of Palestinians to back their pledges with deeds, and asks Arab states to normalize ties with Israel.
09/23/2010 03:05 pm
Research universities aren't perfect, but they do have a role to play. They should start by reallocating their best resources, their faculty, to serve the undergraduates instead of the graduates.
09/17/2010 04:10 pm
American hiker Sarah Shourd has been reunited with her family, but questions remain over the two Americans still in Iranian custody.
09/15/2010 03:47 pm
Africa Monitor From Christianity and Islam to the LRA: five stories on Africa you really shouldn't miss
The antigenocide group the Enough Project gathered five stories on human rights trends in Africa, from a book review on religious faultlines in Africa to a barge ride down the Congo River.
09/07/2010 03:56 pm
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf wants to build an Islamic center and mosque near ground zero as part of his effort to preach Muslim tolerance. But on the eve of 9/11, opposition and skepticism abounds.
09/04/2010 09:46 am
College rankings are done each year by the monthly magazine, US News and World Report. Harvard and Princeton are the top two rated universities in the latest college rankings.
08/17/2010 01:03 pm
The glacier on Puncak Jaya in Papua, Indonesia, the Earth's highest island, is quickly melting away, giving geologists little time to extract ice core samples.
08/16/2010 03:36 pm
Chelsea Clinton wed Marc Mezvinsky at an elegant estate in a Hudson River village. Chelsea Clinton's desire for privacy influenced the family to release no details of the wedding beyond the date.
08/02/2010 10:51 am
As a fresh round of activist ships prepares to set sail from Lebanon, Israel and the UN have made conciliatory statements on the Gaza flotilla issue that could help repair the fraught relationship – although not completely.
07/26/2010 11:26 am