Jessica Spitz

Thu, Oct 27, 2016, 9:03am
When the new Manhattanville campus was dedicated earlier this week, the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute was highlighted as its academic centerpiece.
Thu, Oct 6, 2016, 5:16am
Every year, 1,500 Columbia College and School of Engineering and Applied Science first-years take University Writing, a Core Curriculum course that has existed in its current iteration for 13 years.
Thu, Sep 22, 2016, 4:36am
Despite new monetary incentives introduced to encourage junior and senior faculty members to teach the Core Curriculum, there has not been a significant increase in faculty participation in the Core classes Literature Humanities or Contemporary Civilization since the incentive’s impleme
Thu, Sep 22, 2016, 3:59am
Graduate students at the School of Engineering and Applied Science raised concerns about aspects of unionization, including potential strikes, terms of contracts, and adequate representation at a town hall meeting Wednesday night.
Tue, Sep 20, 2016, 2:22am
In the first World Leaders Forum event of the year, a panel of faculty and scholars convened on Monday to discuss Columbia’s role in educating the world’s displaced scholars and refugees.
Thu, Sep 15, 2016, 2:07am
Following last year’s administrative reorganization, new Dean of Academic Planning and Administration Lisa Hollibaugh will seek to facilitate closer relationships between students and faculty as she enters her first semester in the position.  
Thu, Sep 8, 2016, 2:30am
Updated on Sept. 8, 12:20 p.m.
Tue, Aug 23, 2016, 1:05pm
In a landmark case, graduate students at private universities nationwide will now be able to unionize following the National Labor Relations Board’s decision in favor of graduate research and teaching assistants at Columbia.
Thu, Jul 14, 2016, 6:01pm
Columbia will pay $9.5 million in a settlement to resolve claims from the U.S. government that it inappropriately sought excessive reimbursements for government-funded research grants, U.S. Attorney for Manhattan Preet Bharara announced Thursday.
Thu, Jun 30, 2016, 11:21am
Following the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold a University of Texas admissions policy, University President Lee Bollinger, long considered a leading voice in the national affirmative action debate, expressed optimism for the future of affirmative action but emphasized that the fight for racia