Updates From a Friend Following her practicum in Jordan, Lainey Freels reflects on a hopeful reunion with a friend she met while conducting interviews with refugees. Learning to Lead Four Mailman students launch CEWL: Columbia Emerging Women's Leadership with the goal of changing the face of public health leadership. When Disaster Strikes How Mailman students are learning from professionals on the front lines of public health to better prepare for future catastrophes. Roots, Reflection, and Action: Supporting Puerto Rico An Environmental Health Sciences doctoral candidate explains his personal connection to Puerto Rico and what he's doing to bring relief to the island. Unspoken and Unheard: Mental Health in Ghana Essie Quakyi, a second-year MPH student, describes the state of mental health in Ghana and the changes needed there. Weathering the Storm A dual degree MSW/MPH student takes the reader to the Colombian coast where the peace process is underway after 50 years of conflict. Reflections From Jordan: A Call For Reform Hannah Chandler, an MPH student, explores short and long term solutions for displaced refugees. Previous Student Posts Read more posts from Mailman's students in the field, classroom and reporting from around the world.