RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Columbia University

A collection of news and information related to Columbia University published by this site and its partners.

Top Columbia University Articles

Displaying items 49-60
  • Environmental groups sue to block Chesapeake pollution trading

    Environmental groups sue to block Chesapeake pollution trading
    Two Washington-based environmental groups filed suit Wednesday to block pollution trading in the Chesapeake Bay, contending the market-based cleanup program violates the federal Clean Water Act and will undermine rather than help efforts to restore the...
  • $2 million prize announced for cure for blindness by 2020

    $2 million prize announced for cure for blindness by 2020
    Singer Art Garfunkel, a real estate magnate and an investor are putting $2 million in gold bullion on the line to inspire researchers to cure blindness by 2020, establishing through Johns Hopkins Medicine one of the world's largest prizes for a scientific...
  • Elizabeth G. Kirkpatrick, nurse

    Elizabeth G. Kirkpatrick, nurse
    Elizabeth G. Kirkpatrick, a homemaker who had been an Army nurse during World War II, died Oct. 29 from complications of cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson. The longtime Ruxton resident was 91. The daughter of a career Army officer and a homemaker,...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • Book lovers, save the date for CityLit Festival

    Book lovers, save the date for CityLit Festival
    The lineup for the 10th annual CityLit Festival is set, so Baltimore-area book lovers should mark April 13 on calendars. The event, held at the central branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, offers a full day of author readings, panel discussions and...
  • Treatment not helping kids with attention deficit disorder

    Treatment not helping kids with attention deficit disorder
    Young children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder continue to suffer from severe symptoms even with treatment, a study led by Johns Hopkins Children's Center researchers has found. The study, published online Feb. 11 in the Journal of the...
  • Marguerite T. Petersen, city teacher

    Marguerite T. Petersen, city teacher
    Marguerite Theresa Petersen, a retired Baltimore elementary school teacher, died of congestive heart failure Jan. 11 at Union Memorial Hospital. The West Baltimore resident was 89. Born Marguerite Theresa Page, she was the daughter of Dr. George C. Page,...
  • Legg Mason Capital Management's chief investment strategist resigns

    Legg Mason Capital Management's chief investment strategist, Michael J. Mauboussin, resigned as of Jan. 2, said Mary Athridge, Legg Mason Inc.'s spokeswoman. Mauboussin's resignation is not a surprise, and he's expected to announce his plans in the...
  • Ivy League test scores, for those who can afford them

    Ivy League test scores, for those who can afford them
    Americans think we live in a meritocracy where hard work can take you from rags to riches. Access to a great education can be an escape from the cyclical poverty found in Baltimore and other major cites. Attending an elite university is particularly...
  • Mount Washington native Tom Rothman out as head of Fox Studios

    Mount Washington native Tom Rothman out as head of Fox Studios
    The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Tom Rothman, the Mount Washington native and Hollywood player, is out of his post at Fox studios. According to an email blast from the newspaper: Fox Filmed Entertainment co-Chairman Tom Rothman, who has led the...
  • NASA mission believed to have discovered ice on Mercury

    NASA mission believed to have discovered ice on Mercury
    Scientists, including members of two Maryland-based teams, believe they have found ice inside craters near Mercury's poles, a discovery they say could reveal more about the "building blocks" for life on other planets. Though the small planet is closest...
  • Former Southampton principal named Harford schools interim superintendent

    Former Southampton principal named Harford schools interim superintendent
    Barbara P. Canavan, a 40-year veteran of Harford County Public Schools, has been named interim superintendent to replace for one year Dr. Robert Tomback, who is leaving after his term is up June 30. Canavan spent more than half her time with the school...