Research Conversations

Art Therapy: Healing Through Imagery with Heidi Bardot

Heidi Bardot explains how art therapy has shown promise in helping people cope with the repercussions of trauma.

Human Face of Immigration with Daniel Martínez

Daniel Martinez reveals the often tragic personal stories behind the politics of immigration reform.

Chimps Shine Light on Human Parenting with Carson Murray

Carson Murray discusses her observations of wild chimps and how they shed new light on behavior.

Power of Creative Expression with Dana Tai Soon Burgess

Dana Tai Soon Burgess shares his vision of art-as-diplomacy and thoughts on the arts at Columbian College.

East Meets West in Art with Mika Natif

Mika Natif reveals how elements and images from Renaissance Europe found their way into 17th century Islamic art.

On the Cutting Edge of Innovation with Akos Vertes

Akos Vertes discusses his research and his biggest challenge to date: combating biological and chemical threats.

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Dean Vinson takes a selfie at Celebration

Festive Graduation Weekend Celebrates Class of 2015

The Class of 2015 received a celebratory sendoff through hugs, handshakes, well-wishes and ... the iPhone. During the Columbian College Celebration, Dean Ben Vinson took a selfie after urging students to “make history and allow passion to guide you to a meaningful life.” And Apple CEO Tim Cook closed his powerful commencement address by capturing the moment on his iPhone. Read more.

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Rape Crisis - Cape Town Trust

Working in South Africa, Students Take Stand Against Rape

May 19, 2015

In the wake of apartheid, South African women have endured high sexual violence rates. Students in Dan Moshenberg's Women's Studies class traveled to Cape Town to work with rape crisis advocates and transform a nation's ideas of gender-equality and women's rights.

Adrienne Borges, MS '06

Alumnus Solves Forensics Mysteries, Touches Lives

May 19, 2015

Adrienne Borges, MS '06, is a real-life forensic science sleuth. She’s helped identify missing soldiers, catch serial killers and bring peace of mind to families searching for lost loved ones.

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