The Failed Promise of 23andMe

Direct-to-consumer genetic tests can provide incomplete or inaccurate information, or miss many genes that may be involved in a disease, argues Robert Klitzman, Director of the M.S. in Bioethics program.

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Robert Klitzman on Using Donor-Developed Embryos for IVF

Robert Klitzman, Director of the M.S. in Bioethics program, appears on Today to comment on a California clinic that offers in vitro fertilization (IVF) using embryos developed from donated sperm and eggs.

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Student Q&A: Gaining the Skills, Confidence, and Exposure to Reach the C-Level

Executive M.S. in Technology Management student Ashwin Pulimamidi credits the program for giving him “the tools, confidence, and exposure” to apply for and receive a promotion at Pfizer earlier this year.

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Brian Friedman on His Job, Its Challenges, and the Changing Sports Landscape

Brian Friedman, CFO of the New York Jets and faculty for Columbia’s Sports Management program, joins Adam Raiken, Vice President of Finance of MetLife Stadium, for a Q&A on their careers, challenges, and the changing sports landscape.

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P&G and JPMorgan CIOs Join Technology Management Program as Lecturers

Filippo Passerini, Group President, Global Business Services and Chief Information Officer for Procter & Gamble, and Dana Deasy, the Chief Information Officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co. effective this December, have joined Columbia’s Executive Master of Science in Technology Management program as adjunct lecturers.

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What Problem Will You Own?

Owning a problem requires that you identify it, prioritize it, and then work to solve it with the resources you have, writes Lara Galinsky, a graduate of Columbia’s M.S. in Strategic Communications program, for the Harvard Business Review blog network.

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Bioethics Alumnus Starts E-Commerce Site for Ethical Fashion

Live Happy magazine profiles Columbia Bioethics program alumnus Jason Keehn, who has started Accompany, an online store that will offer ethical fashion brands from around the world.

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A Message from the Dean on Giving Day

Columbia Giving Day, the one-day online fundraising event that encourages friends and alumni to unite and help their favorite schools win prizes in matching funds, was another huge success for the School of Continuing Education.

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How Much Say Should Donors Have on How Charities Use Their Funds?

Doug White, Faculty with the M.S. in Fundraising Management program, comments on donors who wish to retain control over how charities use their donations, and the ethics of a complicated case in Michigan involving a cancer researcher who relocated but whose donated funds and equipment didn’t follow.

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IKNS Facilitator Gail Gottehrer on Litigation, Discovery, and Technology

Law Technology News profiles Gail Gottehrer, who assisted her friend and colleague, Anne Kershaw, in teaching a course for Columbia’s Information and Knowledge Strategy M.S. program, Information Policy and Regulatory Issues: Knowledge, Ethics and the Law.

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