21,845May 7, 2012
Journalism and Digital Media
Panelists spoke about the impact of digital media on journalism. Among the topics they addressed were the use of increasingly available technology by “citizen journalists,” the use ...
100Jan 19, 2010
Training Women Leaders in Foreign Policy
Participants spoke about higher education and its role in global affairs, as well as its responsibility in educating women for careers in foreign service. Following their remarks they answered ...
993Nov 22, 2008
Lincoln and the Crisis of Slavery
Scholars participated in a panel discussion on the crisis of slavery leading up to and during President Lincoln’s administration and its impact on his presidency. Sean Wilentz spoke on ...
320Sep 24, 2007
Iranian President Speech
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad spoke at Columbia University. Mr. Bollinger introduced President Ahmadinejad as a man who exhibited “all the signs of a petty and cruel ...
313Feb 19, 2004
Affirmative Action Debate
In an Affirmative Action Debate, Lee Bollinger, the former president of Michigan University and the named defendant in the two most recent Supreme Court affirmative action cases, argued ...
17Apr 2, 2003
Affirmative Action and Journalism Education
Mr. Bollinger talked about a number of issues including affirmative action programs and college admissions, educating journalists, and a professor’s anti-war comments at Columbia ...
20Jan 29, 2003
University of Michigan Affirmative Action
Mr. Bollinger, former president of the University of Michigan, talked about affirmative action programs, the university’s program being challenged in the Supreme Court, and the value of ...
47Jan 17, 2003
Education, Opportunity and Equality
Democratic leaders and others talked about civil rights issues as they related to education. Among the topics they addressed were women and minority participation in athletics, affirmative ...