Columbia has launched the Year of Water

Columbia has launched the Year of Water, an interdisciplinary investigation of water in all its social, political, cultural, economic and environmental complexities. This interdisciplinary approach makes “clear how water has become perhaps the central issue for the future of human habitation. Columbia is a leader in cutting-edge research in water-related areas such as climate change, storm prevention, sustainability and water rights. Throughout the year, this research will be the focus of panel discussions and conferences led by professors at schools and institutes across the University. Columbia University is a member of NYSERNet’s R&E Network.  Read more: