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Sexual Assault on American Campuses: The Dark Side of University Life in the US

September 4, 2014

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Recently, the sad plight of a Columbia student, Emma Sulkowicz who had been raped on campus was brought to light by her courageous quest for justice.  Since the university would not expel her alleged rapist,  she has decided to carry a twin size mattress everywhere she goes on campus to call attention to sexual assault […]

Double Standards for Freedom of Expression At Columbia University

October 21, 2009

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Al Jazeera Blog When President Ahmadinejad of Iran spoke to students at Columbia University in September 2007, the students, the faculty and the media were all given front row seats to condemn and to vilify. Even the President of the University, Lee Bollinger, took the opportunty to get a dig in, telling Ahmadinejad: ““Mr. President, […]

New social entrepreneurship program aims to foster dialogue

December 9, 2008

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Marie Burks, 212.854.2747 or meb2155@columbia.edu   New social entrepreneurship program aims to foster dialogue among Jewish and Muslim communities   The Edmond de Rothschild Foundations Partner with Columbia Business School and Scholars from Cambridge University   New York, NY – December 9, 2008 – Columbia Business School’s Executive Education division will […]