The key issue for universities like the one I work at in “speaking truth to power” is to engage in the process of public agenda setting and in selling new knowledge to decision-makers. Universities have unique resources for engaging in this activity write Steve Cohen.
In sanction-crippled Iran, the regime cements its military might and continues its nuclear program. At the same time, ordinary people without strong political fervor suffer writes Lukas Feldhaus MIA ’20.
Karine Jean-Pierre reminds herself of her accomplishments so that others respect her as well: "as a woman, and especially as a black woman, I’ve had to become comfortable with recognizing and articulating my own value"
At New York Comic Con this weekend, Patrick Stewart and Billy Dee Williams said space travel could be a possibility in the near future. Ben Orlove told Space that "space-based research is fundamental" given the impact of climate change.
Cainã Perri, who oversees teacher education initiatives in Brazil for the Lehmann Foundation, spoke at the recent Columbia MPA-DP seminar on “Khan Academy in Brazil: Challenges to Help Teachers Embrace Technology.”