Don’t Mind Us Snooping Through Your Genes

Dr. Robert Klitzman, director of the M.S. in Bioethics at Columbia's School of Continuing Education, is a featured expert by the online magazine Zócalo Public Square in a discussion on the ethical challenges brought about by the digitalization of medical information and history. Please scroll to the bottom of the article to read Dr. Klitzman's thoughts on the subject.

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Packing a Punch

Director of Industry Outreach John Genzale had an article featured by UK publication Podium this month.

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Home Building Permits Rise to the Highest Level Since October 2008

The US Census Bureau reported that home building construction permits have risen to the highest level since October of 2008. This indication of a small but steady recovery in the construction industry is good news to professionals who battle a difficult economy, slow starts in groundbreakings, and many stalled construction projects around the country.

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Success Story: Tre Lucas, Master of Science in Sports Management Student

Operations and finance were the easy part. Branding and marketing were uncharted territory for Master of Science in Sports Management student Tre Lucas.

Tre, Vice President of Business Optimization at Centerplate, Stamford, CT, one of the largest hospitality companies in the world, was tasked with turning around a declining restaurant group, a recent corporate acquisition.

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How to Develop and Evaluate Strategic IT Projects

Dr. Arthur Langer, Director of the Executive Masters in Technology Management, will be writing for the CIO Journal weekly. In his column this week: How to develop and evaluate strategic IT projects with insights from Global CIO of BP, Dana Deasy.

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Be Happy: Become an Actuary

Actuaries may spend the day fretting over risk and uncertainty, but when it comes to job satisfaction, it seems they have very little to worry about.

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Sports Management Faculty Ackerman Helping Women's Ice Hockey

The International Ice Hockey Federation has called on WNBA success Val Ackerman to examine the potential of creating a professional women's hockey team. In this article, Ackerman explains the pitfalls and challenges that are facing a league as it debates a step up to the big leagues.

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How Technology Provides Strategic Advantage

Dr. Arthur Langer, Program Director for the Technology Management Program, wrote for The CIO Report in the Wall Street Journal.

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Back to Nature: Louv Comes to Columbia

On April 11th, author and journalist Richard Louv will speak at Columbia University as a guest of the Landscape Design Graduate Program and the NYC Parks & Recreation Uncommon Ground Lecture Series. The topic of his talk, and the subject about which he is most passionate, is alluded to in the above quotation: The relationship between humans and nature has changed and not in a good way.

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Genes and Autism: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Dr. Robert Klitzman, Director of the Master of Science in Bioethics program at the School of Continuing Education at Columbia University writes about the intersection of ethics, genome mapping and the discovery of the "autism gene" in his weekly blog in Psychology Today.

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