In Brief

In Brief is a Columbia News series featuring faculty members' short op-ed pieces on current topics related to their academic research.

During a pandemic, women across all socioeconomic backgrounds struggle to access period products, but it is especially challenging for those who ha

Business School Professor Stephan Meier’s research shows that financial strains only scratch the surface for Americans facing job loss.

As commencements are canceled across America, faux graduation selfies become the new normal. What do they mean?

To prevent a tragedy, the global community must act now.

Veteran war and disaster correspondent Judith Matloff shares her tips for surviving the new normal—social distancing and self-quarantine—during the

The fear that an epidemic could reappear will likely exert a small downward force on prices and demand, for decades to come. 

Catching enough Z’s can lead to improved health, productivity and sustainable choices that conserve Earth’s resources.

Pundits are full of assertions on winning White House bids, but they are just opinions and nothing more.

In the wake of the killing of Gen. Qasem Soleimani and Iran’s retaliation on U.S.

Robert Shapiro, a professor and former chair of the Department of Political Science, frames Joe Biden's presidential path to the 2020 election.

As the city takes steps to overhaul its water supply network, government and industry must follow suit.

Twitter founder Jack Dorsey says an election message's reach "should be earned, not bought."