Who Won in the NFL-Retired Players Settlement?

In an article for Progressive Law Practice, Carla Varriale, who teaches Sports Law and Ethics for Columbia’s M.S. in Sports Management program and is an attorney with Havkins Rosenfeld Ritzert & Varriale, LLP, comments on the settlement between the NFL and nearly 4,500 retired players who have suffered “cognitive injury.”

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Will New York City Continue to Have a Green Mayor?

On the day before New York City’s primary elections, Steven Cohen, Director of the M.S. in Sustainability Management program, asks whether the green initiatives of the Bloomberg era will remain a priority of the new mayor and whether the city will continue to be a leader in sustainability planning and management.

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Cancer Gene Sequencing Raises New Medical Ethics Issues

Genomic information can now become electronic information almost immediately, cautions Robert Klitzman, Director of the M.S. in Bioethics program.

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Henrietta Lacks' Genes and All of Yours?

Referencing recent developments in the case of Henrietta Lacks, Robert Klitzman, Director of the M.S. in Bioethics program, writes that a tsunami of genomic info is about to hit us, and we are utterly unprepared.

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Alumnus Q&A: Finding a Dream Job with a Construction Administration Degree

Greg Brooks, Columbia University School of Continuing Education class of 2013, had an MBA and a 20-year career as a private banker. Now he manages all renovation projects for HSBC Bank nationwide. His M.S. in Construction Administration from Columbia helped him get there.

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Does Progress Breed Mental Illness?

Robert Klitzman, Director of the M.S. in Bioethics program, joins a HuffPost Live panel discussion on whether our obsession with progress and the success of others could be responsible for the dramatic increase in mental illness across the U.S.

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Gennaro, Favorito, and Brodsky Appointed to Sports Management Leadership Roles

Columbia University’s School of Continuing Education has appointed Vince Gennaro, Joseph Favorito, and Bess Brodsky to new two-year management posts for the Master of Science Program in Sports Management.

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What It Takes to Become a Successful Knowledge Leader

Katrina (Kate) Pugh, Academic Director of Columbia’s Information and Knowledge Strategy (IKNS) master’s program, and Glynys Thomas, Senior Knowledge Manager of The Parthenon Group, have pinpointed key factors of experience, skills, and personality traits shared by successful knowledge management (KM) career practitioners.

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How to Give a Great Speech

Jane Praeger, faculty for Columbia’s M.S. in Strategic Communications program, explains how to give a great speech. “People would find speechwriting much easier if they realized that all they needed to do was find a key message and three great stories to support it,” she says. Read more at Forbes.

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Can We Control Our Own Genetic Destiny?

Robert Klitzman, Director of Columbia’s M.S. in Bioethics program, speaks to CNN.com about the case of Henrietta Lacks, who in 1951 unwittingly became one of the most important contributors ever to medical research and whose family only now has say over her cells’ destiny.

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