Columbia University

Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Science Initiative

Many of the world’s greatest discoveries have been made in the nine natural sciences departments in the Arts and Sciences at Columbia University. Building on this distinguished history, we have launched the Science Initiative to renew Columbia’s leadership and guide the University to scientific preeminence over the next decade. 


Learn more about the Science Initiative.


Meet the leaders of Columbia’s Science Initiative.  

Strategic Planning

Access the Science Initiative’s strategic plan and related documents.

Science News

News highlights of Columbia scientists and their groundbreaking research.


Video interviews and in-depth coverage of our science faculty and their work.

Events & Announcements

Information on current and past Science Initiative events and major announcements. 

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