All Sustainability Politics Is Local

Sustainability Management program director Steven Cohen's article for The Huffington Post discusses the role local government is playing in addressing global issues such as climate change.

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Is Depression Inherited?

When discussing medical conditions like depression, many people turn to genetics to assign blame or responsibility, according to bioethics program director Dr. Robert Klitzman. But he warns that genetic test results shouldn't be viewed in such black and white terms.

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Climate Change and the American Political Agenda

Steven Cohen argues that the intense storms and heat this summer remind us that climate change is a phrase that seems to have been banned on the campaign trail.

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Dwight Howard Trade Rumors Shouldn't Hurt Endorsement Potential

Sports Management faculty member Joe Favorito addressed the Dwight Howard trade rumors, and said that sponsors ultimately don't care about players demanding trades, as long as they continue to deliver on their agreements.

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Negotation and Conflict Resolution Grad Wins Minority Enterprise Award

La-Verna Fountain, a graduate of the Negotiation and Conflict Resolution program and Columbia’s vice president for construction business services and communication, was awarded the Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Advocate of the Year Award for Upper Manhattan.

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Nike Has History of Sticking By Its Athletes, But Could Not This Time

Joe Favorito from the Sports Management program was quoted in a recent article about Nike's decision to remove football coach Joe Paterno's name from its largest childcare center.

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A Court Allows Payment for Bone Marrow. Should People Be Able to Sell Their Parts?

Dr. Robert Klitzman is quoted in a Time Magazine article about new questions concerning organ donation after a U.S. Court of Appeals decision that makes it legal to pay donors for their bone marrow. The ruling raises concerns about how we will look at organ donation in the future.

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How Storytelling is Changing The Way Doctors Treat Illness

Dr. Rita Charon, director of the Narrative Medicine program, was profiled in Oprah Magazine. The article not only focused on her career, but on the program itself and how it is transforming the practice of medicine.

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Lauri Harrison Ranks With Influential Marketing Professionals on Twitter

Lauri Harrison, an instructor in the Business Certificate Program, was recently added to a list of the Top 100 Marketing Professors on Twitter that is compiled by Social Media Marketing Magazine. Marketing professors with a social media presence are added to the list based on their ability to provide useful content, consistently engage with their followers, and understand the best ways to use Twitter and other forms of social media in marketing.

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Urban Sketching Symposium Honors Enthusiasm

Richard Alomar's Landscape Design class was featured by the Urban Sketching Symposium website. The blog showcased sketches by the students and described how the art of observation is required to design a landscape that is pleasing both to people and the environment.

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