Data Source: American Community Survey, 1-year estimates DP04

April 8, 2014:  The Institute of Public Policy is working with Harris-Stowe State University (HSSU) on a three year program, funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.


May 14, 2014: Talk to students at the Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs, and they’ll likely tell you how they want to change the world. They’re not waiting until after graduation, though. In fact, one group of graduate students is already making a difference in Columbia through the Grant Writing Program, a student-led group that pairs teams of graduate students with local nonprofits to help them identify, research and write proposals for grants.

On April 25, 2014 the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued proposed regulations concerning the sale and marketing of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes).  Traditionally, the FDA has regulated tobacco products through the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.