In Other News from Columbia

Research & Discovery

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Will U.S. College Students’ Lives Be Forever Transformed?

A longitudinal study will examine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on millions of college students—and the choices they make for their futures.

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Helping Kids with Severe Cerebral Palsy Sit Up

Movement science researchers and mechanical engineers are testing a robotic device that shows promise for improved mobility.

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Low Risk to Newborns from Moms with COVID-19

A study found infants born to mothers who tested positive with—or suspected of having—the virus, there was no detection of SARS-CoV-2 in nearly 100 percent of the tests.

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Will the COVID-19 Virus Become Endemic?

Mailman School of Public Health researchers explore the potential for the novel coronavirus to become a regular feature producing recurring outbreaks in humans.

Arts & Humanities

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Tony Nominations Stacked with Columbia Alumni and Faculty

The American Theatre Wing recently announced the 74th annual Tony Award nominations, which include many Columbians. 

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Moving Toward a Feminist City

What does a women-centric future look like, and how do we build communities of care?

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Reflecting on the History and Legacies of Reconstruction

President Bollinger moderates an online panel with Kimberlé W. Crenshaw, Eric Foner, and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. that focuses on how the post-Civil War period connects to contemporary U.S. politics.

Justice & Free Speech

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Formerly Incarcerated Individuals Learn to Code

Gladys Carrión, a national leader in youth justice, has joined the Justice Lab as an adjunct research scholar.


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Who has voted, and who hasn’t

Columbia Journalism Review's Jon Allsop writes about how the media is distracted by the court-packing issue.

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Parole and Probation Reform in the COVID-19 Era

The Justice Lab’s Vincent Schiraldi talks to Columbia News about the center’s work that is featured in a new Human Rights Watch and ACLU report.