Closed Loop Advisors Receives B Corp Certification

Closed Loop Advisors, the sustainability management consulting firm cofounded by Sami Abbay and JD Capuano, 2012 graduates of the M.S. in Sustainability Management program, has gained B Corporation Certification, reflecting its commitment to positive social and environmental impacts within their business practices, accountability, and transparency.

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Redefining Online Education: Focus Shifts To Engagement

amNew York takes a look at the School of Continuing Education’s online education model, which allows students and faculty to communicate using social networking and other tools.

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Building a Research Base for Sustainability Management

As Director of the Masters of Science in Sustainability Management, Steve Cohen has concerns about the thin research base supporting this new field.

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Chief Digital Officers: Do We Need Another C-Level Title?

Let’s stop all this talk about creating a CDO position, argues Art Langer, Academic Director and Faculty Member of the Master of Science in Technology Management Program. “Technology will continue to evolve,” he writes, “but every specific function does not need another executive.” Organizations should continue to look to one senior executive to manage all the complex issues concerning technology–the CIO.

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Sayantani DasGupta on Narrative Humility

Feeling truly listened to is a fundamental human need, says Sayantani DasGupta, faculty member in the Master’s Program in Narrative Medicine, who delivered a talk at this year’s TEDxSLC on a philosophy of listening she calls Narrative Humility.

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My Genome and Me

Robert Klitzman, Director of the M.S. in Bioethics program joins a discussion on HuffPost Live on what the human genome can and cannot tell us, and what we should do with that knowledge.

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Beth Fisher-Yoshida and the AC4 on Mediation Research and Practice

Beth Fisher-Yoshida, Academic Director of Columbia’s Negotiation and Conflict Resolution program and Co-Chair of the Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity (AC4), discusses mediation research and practice in the field with Christiana Gozzi and Kyong Mazzaro of the AC4.

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Val Ackerman Named First Commissioner of New Big East

The new Big East has hired founding WNBA President and Master of Science in Sports Management faculty member Val Ackerman as its first commissioner.

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How to Improve IT Leader Selection, Performance, and Succession

CIOs believe the key to IT leadership is not technical ability but driving results and change through people, according to a major quantitative research study developed by Russell Reynolds Associates in partnership with Art Langer, Academic Director for the Executive Master of Science in Technology Management.

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Better Late than Never: Obama, Climate Change, and the Renewable Economy

Steven Cohen, Executive Director of the Earth Institute, is encouraged that President Obama considers the transition to a renewable energy economy a major theme of his second term.

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