November 18, 2017

Joachim Frank Awarded 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Columbia University congratulates Joachim Frank, Ph.D., a professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics and biological sciences at Columbia University Medical Center, and a recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
November 16, 2017

Irving Family’s $700 Million Bequest to Columbia and NewYork-Presbyterian Sets Stage for Dramatic Advances in Cancer Research and Care

The Irvings’ historic gift will have a profound impact on cancer research and treatment, building on three decades of support for Columbia University Medical Center.
November 6, 2017

NASA Finds New Way to Track Smog by Satellite

Columbia University researchers have helped devise a way to use satellite measurements of the precursor gases that contribute to ozone formation to predict when and where ozone will form.
November 1, 2017

Columbia College Mourns the Loss of University Professor Ronald Breslow

University Professor Ronald C. D. Breslow, a trailblazing chemist who led the creation of the field of biomimetic chemistry and developed the anti-cancer compound Zolinza, passed away on October 25, 2017.
October 30, 2017

Seismodome Demonstrates the Awe-Inspiring Intensity of Earthquakes

During a show at the Hayden Planetarium, Columbia University seismologist Ben Holtzman explains how he turns earthquake data into captivating sounds and visualizations.