More than two dozen women have accused Robert Hadden of sexually abusing them while he was their physician at Columbia hospitals. Now, Columbia faces an unfolding lawsuit over whether it could have stopped Hadden sooner. As health experts point to shortcomings at Columbia and across the health care industry, how can the University ensure that abuse on such an egregious scale never happens again?...
In Certain Science and Engineering Fields, Sex Diversity Among Graduate Students Is Stagnating. In Others, It’s Getting Worse.
The percentage of female graduate students in science and engineering fields at Columbia has remained virtually unchanged since 1998. However, this stagnation shrouds a more complicated picture underneath....
In the summer of 2017, Hooshmand Shokri Razaghi, then an Iranian third-year Ph.D. student in Columbia’s computer science department, decided to complete an express entry application to receive permanent Canadian residency. Part of his application, called “landing,” required him to fly to Canada and interview with the Canada Border Services Agency. Since Shokri Razaghi was only given one year to complete this interview, he would have to travel to Canada before finishing his Ph.D. program....