Masters Spots Will Tell IBM’s Story in a New Way

IBM advertising is primarily aimed at C-suite executives in businesses and organizations, and the Masters Golf Tournament is the right place to reach them, says Joe Favorito, faculty with Columbia’s Sports Management program.

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A First Step to Resolve Your Conflict

You can be more powerful if you see conflict as an opportunity for growth, writes Aldo Civico, faculty for Columbia’s Negotiation and Conflict Resolution program, in the inaugural post for a new Psychology Today blog.

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Fearing Punishment for Bad Genes

Kira Peikoff, a student in Columbia’s Bioethics master’s program, writes for The New York Times about the effects of a major omission in the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act. Patients at risk for inherited diseases fear they could be denied insurance coverage or forced to pay higher premiums.

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Columbia Thank You Day Celebrates $6.1B Capital Campaign Funding

Columbia Thank You Day kicked off today to celebrate the University’s record-breaking $6.1 billion capital campaign, which raised $2.1 billion for faculty and research, $1.2 billion for students, $1 billion for facilities, and $500 million for annual giving.

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Ten Students Awarded Innovation Scholarships

Ten students in their final year of study at Columbia University’s School of Continuing Education have each received a $2,000 Innovation Scholarship. SCE’s graduating class of 2013 provided the funding for the gift, which the School matched in kind.

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Sustainability Management Alums Create Award-Winning Sandy Rebuild Design

A group of Columbia alumni that included Steven Burke and Erin McNally, two graduates of the master’s program in Sustainability Management, collaborated on a resilient and sustainable design aimed at rebuilding a single-family home that was destroyed in Hurricane Sandy. The team earned the People’s Choice Award from the Urban Green Council‘s R3build Design Competition.

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How To Create Social Impact Through Thoughtful Networks

Katrina (Kate) Pugh, Academic Director of Columbia’s Information and Knowledge Strategy (IKNS) Master’s program, contributes the first of a series of IKNS-related blog posts for The Huffington Post on designing networks for social impact.

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New Health Law Is Sending Many Back to School

Robert Klitzman, Director of the Master of Science in Bioethics program, notes how the program addresses the ethical issues stemming from the Affordable Care Act.

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New Task Force on Personalized Medicine Takes Interdisciplinary Approach

With the formation of a personalized medicine task force co-chaired by Columbia University Provost John Coatsworth and Dean of the Faculties of Health Sciences and Medicine Lee Goldman, Robert Klitzman, Director of the Master of Science in Bioethics program, comments on why the timing is right from the standpoint of advances in genetics.

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Mayweather Promotions: The Power of the Brand in the Sports Industry

Joe Favorito, Director of Industry Relations and faculty for Columbia University’s Sports Management program, comments on the success of Mayweather Promotions, Floyd Mayweather’s boxing promotional company.

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