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July 03, 2015 12:06 AM ET

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Company Overview of Columbia University

Company Overview

Columbia University is an educational institution that offers undergraduate, graduate, and research programs in the fields of business, social sciences, science, law, medicine, and public affairs. The schools of the university include School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation, School of Engineering and Applied Science, School of General Studies, School of Business, School of Humanities and Sciences, School of Law, School of Continuing Education, and School of Medicine. Columbia University was established in 1754 and is based in New York City.

116th Broadway

New York, NY 10027

United States

Founded in 1938



Key Executives for Columbia University

President and Member of Board of Trustees
Age: 68
Executive Vice President of Research
Age: 76
Executive Vice President of Government and Community Affairs and Special Advisor to Campus Planning
Executive Vice President of Health & Biomedical Sciences and Dean of the Faculties of Health Sciences & Medicine
Senior Executive Vice President
Age: 56
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Columbia University Key Developments

USHIO INC. and Columbia University Enters into Exclusive License and Research Agreements for Ultraviolet Disinfection Method to Reduce Microbial Infection

USHIO INC. announced that the company has entered into exclusive license and research agreements for narrowband - spectrum ultraviolet light technology with Columbia University. The aim is to promote research and development as well as productization of an Ultraviolet Disinfection Method that utilizes UV radiation within a particular wavelength range to, for example, prevent surgical site infection. With the execution of the agreements with Columbia University, USHIO is now promoting the development of excimer lamps new application to prevent microbial infection in a medical setting.

Columbia University Presents at 12th Nomura Investment Forum Asia, Jun-03-2015 09:30 AM

Columbia University Presents at 12th Nomura Investment Forum Asia, Jun-03-2015 09:30 AM. Venue: The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, 7 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039799, Singapore. Speakers: Dickson Despommier, Prof. of Microbiogy and Public Health in Environmental Health Sciences.

Columbia University Appoints Ann D. Thornton as University Librarian and Vice Provost, Effective June 1, 2015

Columbia University announced the appointment of Ann D. Thornton as the next University Librarian and Vice Provost. Thornton comes to Columbia after almost two decades at the New York Public Libraries, where she is the Andrew W. Mellon Director. The appointment is effective June 1. Thornton has held a series of senior leadership positions at the New York Public Libraries, spanning the sciences, business, the humanities and social sciences. She has been responsible for collecting, preserving and presenting the institutions vast collections. She has also helped lead in the areas of electronic resources, reference and research services and public training. Before coming to New York, she was a systems librarian with the University of Houston Libraries.

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