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Columbia University: Private Ivy League research university in New York City
Columbia University is a private Ivy League research university in New York City. Established in 1754 on the grounds of Trinity Church in Manhattan, Columbia is the oldest institution of higher education in New York and the fifth-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. It is one of nine colonial colleges founded prior to the Declaration of Independence, seven of which belong to the Ivy League. Columbia is ranked among the top universities in the world by major education publications.


U.N. says 2020 likely second hottest year [Video]

U.N. says 2020 likely second hottest year

This year is on track to be the second hottest on record, behind 2016, the World Meteorological Organization said on Wednesday. Freddie Joyner has more

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Nasal Spray May Prevent COVID-19 Infections, Research Suggests [Video]

Nasal Spray May Prevent COVID-19 Infections, Research Suggests

According to Yahoo! Finance, researchers at Columbia University have developed a nasal spray that was tested on ferrets and a 3D model of human lungs.

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Comparative study reveals hospitalized COVID-19 patients have less comorbidity than Influenza patients [Video]

Comparative study reveals hospitalized COVID-19 patients have less comorbidity than Influenza patients

A comparative study between hospitalized coronavirus and Influenza patients revealed that COVID19 patients had fewer comorbidities and lower medication use than influenza patients. The study was done..

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Doctor says Trump calling drug a "cure" for coronavirus is "irresponsible"

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Former clerk on Justice Ginsberg's legacy

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Scientists say droughts would be half as severe without human-caused climate change

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Why disaster relief still takes so long to reach hard-hit areas

As the hardest-hit parts of the Philippines begin to receive humanitarian aid, Dr. Irwin Redlener, director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University, explains why..
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Virologist on COVID testing, school risks and the upcoming flu season

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She’s an Authority on Earth’s Past. Now, Her Focus Is the Planet’s Future.

The climate scientist Maureen Raymo is leading the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia. She has big plans for science, and diversity, too.
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Columbia University holds virtual graduation

Students still living at Columbia University were lucky to be able to celebrate graduation Wednesday alongside roommates and friends who were unable to go home when stay-at-home orders went into effect..
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Teen linked to fatal stabbing of Tessa Majors near Columbia University 'located,' police say

The announcement came after police took the rare step of circulating a photo of the teen and asking public assistance in finding him.
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'An unthinkable tragedy': College freshman stabbed to death at park near Columbia University

The stabbing death of a freshman who attended Barnard College, part of Columbia University, has stunned the campus community.
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Argentine debt restructuring expert Guzman to be named economy minister -source

Argentina's in-coming Peronist government will name Columbia University economist Martin Guzman as economy minister as it grapples with high inflation and a looming debt restructuring, a source with..
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Columbia University fencing team, at White House for Champions Day, unable to give Trump letter on gender issues

Columbia fencing team was at White House for National Champions Day, but it was stopped from delivering letter about gender issues to President Trump.
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New York approves sweeping climate plan to drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions

New York state lawmakers have approved one of the most ambitious climate change plans in the country, aiming to virtually eliminate carbon emissions by 2050 and source carbon-free electicity. Michael..
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Archery teacher aims at increasing diversity in sport

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First Amendment group asks Representative Ocasio-Cortez to unblock users

The Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University said on Thursday it has asked Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to unblock any Twitter users she has barred on the basis of their..
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