University President Lee C. Bollinger (LAW’71), a First Amendment expert on freedom of the press, became actively engaged in the Journalism School soon after he returned to Columbia in 2002. One of his first public decisions as president was to suspend a search for a new journalism dean and instead convene a task force of respected scholars and practitioners to review the school’s academic mission..

The idea that modern economics began with an act of imagination, a vision that humanity could overcome scarcity and take its fate in its own hands. For 2,000 years before the Victorian economic miracle, nine out of 10 human beings were condemned to backbreaking labor under terrible conditions, chronic hunger if not outright starvation, ignorance, disease and early death with no means of escape. The grand pursuit of economic thinkers started with an act of imagination envisioning that humanity’s material circumstances weren’t fixed but could change.

Ageros (CC’96) is an observational astronomer whose research focus involves using new datasets and technologies to address classic questions in stellar astrophysics, such as searching for isolated neutron stars. Ageros, who seeks opportunities to develop outreach programs, has received several honors during his time at Columbia, including the University’s Distinguished Faculty Award this year and a National Science Foundation CAREER award in 2013 for his outstanding research in the evolution of stars. One of his most unique honors, however, was having NASA name an asteroid after him in 2012..

Another thing to keep in mind is that the bunk bed or loft bed your purchase has guard rails on both sides. Even though one side of the bed will be placed next to a wall, a guard rail is essential due to a child potentially falling next to the wall and becoming trapped between the wall and the bed frame. Again, the guard rail should be no greater than three and one half inches above the bed frame.

Remember, I only told him about our products and services, I did not push them on him. However, I did make notes of everything we discussed, so I could follow up at a later time. I would also leave my customer with a welcome packet consisting of a brochure for each of our products and several of my business cards..

Esther Williams, star of 1940s and 1950s “aqua musicals” and an inaugural member of the International Swimming Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale, died Thursday at age 91 in Beverly Hills, Calif. Williams appeared in Fort Lauderdale along with Johnny Weissmuller, Buster Crabbe and others in 1965 for the opening of the museum, following a career that included 27 movies and a water show that toured the nation, including stops in Miami Beach. But it doesn’t hurt to do it in style.

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