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Upper West Side »

Only 2 Students Found Guilty Out of 29 Sex Assault Reports at Columbia

The university released a long-awaited report on campus sex assaults in the face of growing criticism.

Morningside Heights »

Rape Victim Protests Columbia Policy by Carrying Around a Mattress

A student activist will carry a mattress with her everywhere until her rapist is removed from campus.

Morningside Heights »

Columbia University Says New Sexual Assault Review Process Will Be 'Fairer'

The new policy focuses on changes to the hearing process, but students said it doesn't go far enough. 

Morningside Heights »

Soldier Returning From Afghanistan Surprises Daughter at Graduation

Capt. Keith Robinson flew halfway around the world to see his daughter graduate from Columbia.  

Upper West Side »

Columbia Rape Crisis Center to Operate 24/7

Columbia is also adding another rape crisis center amid criticism over its handling of sexual assaults.

Washington Heights »

Columbia Breaks Ground on 14-Story Graduate Center

The building will be on Haven Avenue, with a view of the Hudson River.

West Harlem »

Black Architects Say Columbia Shut Them Out of $6.3 Billion Harlem Campus

Critics say Columbia hasn't hired enough African-American architects for its Manhattanville expansion.

West Harlem »

Teachers College Community School Moves to Permanent Home

Teachers College Community School will serve students in grades K-8 in West Harlem.

West Harlem »

Columbia Gets $15M from City to Help Fund Tech Campus

The city awarded Columbia $15 million to help it build a new engineering school.

Inwood »

Residents Question Why Columbia has not Started Waterfront Project

Inwood residents want to know why Columbia has not broken ground on a promised public waterfront.  

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Columbia University President Speaks Out in Support for NYU Expansion Plan

Columbia University president Lee Bollinger threw his support behind NYU's expansion plan.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Columbia Launches Investigation into NYPD Surveillance of Muslims on Campus

Columbia University is one of several universities to be targeted by NYPD counter-terrorism efforts.

Harlem »

Columbia Planning Six-Story Arts Center with $30M Gift

The Lenfest Arts Center will be partially funded by a $30 million donation from Philadelphia philanthropist H.F. Lenfest.

Harlem »

Scott Stringer Wants to Halt Group's Spending of Columbia Cash in Harlem

Borough President Scott Stringer is trying to stop the group handling the $150 million Columbia University community benefits agreement with West Harlem to stop disbursing funds and reorganize.

Harlem »

Columbia Submits Dueling Bid for $100M City Tech Campus

While Stanford and Cornell have waged high profile campaigns to win the city's bid for a new tech campus, closer to home, Columbia has been quietly toiling away to get the nod and unveiled plans on Thursday.

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