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Wallace Broecker, a professor at Columbia University in New York, speaking during the Balzan Prize ceremony in Rome in 2008. Broecker, a climate scientist who popularized the term "global warming," died Monday. Gregorio Borgia/AP hide caption

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The Alma Mater statue on the Columbia University campus in New York City. The university has released an initial report on its historical ties to slavery in America. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Ian Bradley-Perrin (left) and fellow graduate student Olga Brudastova have been active in the campaign to unionize grad students who work as teaching and research assistants at Columbia University. Karen Matthews/AP hide caption

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Graduate workers rally in 2014 at Columbia University for the ability to unionize. Tiffany Yee-Vo/Graduate Workers of Columbia-UAW hide caption

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Are Grad Students Employees? Labor Board To Again Weigh In

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Columbia University players watch hopefully as they take on Fordham University. Despite a good start, the game ended in a loss for the Lions. Amy Pearl/WNYC hide caption

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An Ivy, A New Coach And A Perfectly Terrible Football Record

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Thousands gathered on the National Mall last week to protest the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown. Some law students say their involvement in the protests means their exams should be postponed. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Troubled By Grand Jury Verdicts, Students Request More Time For Exams

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