In Brief

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

Columbia's Desmond Patton says law enforcement officials should analyze social media posts about grief and stress to prevent violent crime among yo

Columbia’s Michael Gerrard weighs in on illegal attempts by the White House to limit climate projections to 2040.

Charles Branas of the Mailman School of Public Health says preventing the next school shooting will require evidence, conviction, and strength in n

School of the Arts Writing Professor Dorothea Lasky on Meghan, a Leo; Harry, a Virgo; and their new Taurus, Archie. 

Columbia's Christopher Sabatini examines the Venezuela crisis and President Donald Trump's support for Juan Guaidó. 

Ari L. Goldman explains what The New York Times anti-Semitic cartoon debacle says about the state of the news media. 

Security and counterterrorism expert Stuart Gottlieb at Columbia's School of International Public Affairs discusses the latest terrorist attacks.

"The Mueller Report is as damning as it could possibly get about President Trump's obstruction of justice," states Bernard E.