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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Dr. Wendy Chung Delivers TED2014 Talk on Autism and Genetics

Bioethics professor Wendy Chung spoke about autism and genetics at the 30th annual TED conference.

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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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Shop For a Cause: Each Item Has a Story at Accompany Boutique

Jason Keehn, a graduate of the Master's Program in Bioethics at Columbia University, discusses his online boutique Accompany, which features chic, ethically sourced clothing that benefits humanitarian and philanthropic causes.

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New Task Force on Personalized Medicine Takes Interdisciplinary Approach

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, for a task force on personalized medicine.

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Northwestern U. Gets Renewed Grilling Over Unauthorized Tests on Patients

Robert Klitzman, Director of the M.S. in Bioethics program, comments on the case in which one cardiac surgeon experimented on unsuspecting patients.

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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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Research to Save Lives

Robert Klitzman and Mark V. Sauer of the M.S. in Bioethics program discuss the possibility of misuse when it comes to genetically modifying babies.

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Is Genetic Testing Humans Playing God?

Testing to screen embryos for gene mutations raises ethical issues, writes Robert Klitzman, Director of Columbia’s M.S. in Bioethics program. But the upside is that it can eliminate mutations that cause untreatable diseases.

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