Don’t Write Off Alex Rodriguez, Says Vince Gennaro

Upon A-Rod’s return to the Yankees after an extended hiatus, other sports experts doubt his abilities and his value.

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Danielle Spencer on Storytelling, Critical Theory, and Illness Narratives

Once an associate of Nan Goldin and David Byrne, this Narrative Medicine alumna and now faculty member discusses the importance of the close read in health narratives.

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Beth Fisher-Yoshida Explores the Need for – and the Path to – Social Acceptance

The Negotiation and Conflict Resolution program director discusses why we crave affirmation, how to reflect upon the kind of acceptance we want, and why we must acknowledge value in others.

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The Secret to Running a Killer Meeting? Fun, Says Arabella Pollack.

Columbia’s Bwog recaps faculty member Arabella Pollack’s Strategic Communications presentation, How to Run a Killer Meeting.

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Two Construction Administration Students Receive Inaugural Elizabeth and Leon Daniels Scholarships

Thanks to the generosity of faculty member Jaime Daniels, two students in the M.S. in Construction Administration program will receive awards of $5,000 each to be applied to their fall tuition.

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Communications Practice Alumna Robin Beck Publishes Two Pieces on The New York Times’s Blog

Robin Beck puts her communications skills to work with two contributions to The New York Times’s series of reader tales from the city, Metropolitan Diary.

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Getting Into Graduate School: What Do Admissions Directors Seek in an Application?

From internships to recommendation letters to supplemental essays, admissions professionals shared the do’s and don’ts of applying to graduate school.

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Sports Management Pros from ESPN, Big East, and More Talk Big Breaks and Career Management

What does it take to build a career in Sports Management? Talent and hard work, yes, but also loyalty and insight, said sports industry leaders.

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ALP Winter Writing Conference Call for Proposals

The American Language Program, Columbia University, is calling for proposals for a one-day Conference on Teaching Academic Writing at the university level to be held on Saturday, February 28, 2015.

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On HuffPost Live, Robert Klitzman Addresses the Ethical Issues That Surround Discussions of Ebola

The director of the M.S. program in Bioethics questions the ethics and efficacy of travel bans, an Ebola czar, and the stigmatization of a continent.

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