Faculty Q&A with Assistant Professor of Statistics

John Cunningham's research integrates machine learning, a fairly new and rapidly growing field of data science and artificial intelligence, with neuroscience.

President's Statement on the University's Sustainability Principles

President Lee C. Bollinger reveals the institution's new sustainability principles during a period of active discussion about whether the University should divest its endowment holdings in some or all fossil fuel companies.

Columbia Undergraduates Compete on 'America's Greatest Makers'

Brendon and Mira were runners up in the show's first season for their project, HandsON, which is a sensor-enhanced glove that translates American Sign Language into text and voice.

Columbia Chemists Find Key to Manufacturing More Efficient Solar Cells

A new discovery by Columbia scientists could have profound implications for future energy policy. See how Professor Xiaoyang Zhu and his team manufacture solar cells in an entirely new way.

Two Senior Design Projects Lead to Biotech Startups

Two separate teams of undergraduate Biomedical Engineering students won a national competition for funding to turn their Senior Design Projects into companies.

Engineering Professor Releases His Memoirs of Space Travel

Mechanical Engineering Professor and former Astronaut Mike Massimino, SEAS '84, released "Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe" in October 2016.

Alumni Featured in Forbes "30 Under 30"

Several Columbians earned the distinction of being named to the 2017 Forbes Magazine "30 Under 30," highlighting their achievements in medicine, policy, game design and law.

Admissions and Financial Aid Policies for Undocumented Students

Undocumented students applying to Columbia College and Columbia Engineering will now be eligible for the same need-blind admissions and financial aid policies as US Citizens and permanent residents.

Early Decision Application Tracking Now Available

Admissions online document tracking for Early Decision First-Year applicants is now available. Online document tracking will be available in February for Regular Decision applicants.

Admissions Office Closed for Election Day

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions and the Visitors Center will be closed starting at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, November 6, for the university holiday of Election Day and will be closed on Tuesday, November 7, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Both offices will reopen on Wednesday, November 8, at 9:00 a.m.