College Sports TV Ratings Could Decline 15-20% If Players Are Paid

Neal Pilson, faculty for Columbia’s M.S. in Sports Management program and former CBS Sports President, predicts that if college athletes were to be paid, TV ratings could drop by at least 15 to 20 percent.

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How Much is Too Much to Know About Your Own DNA?

Robert Klitzman, Director of the M.S. in Bioethics program, goes in-depth with Nia-Malika Henderson, political reporter for The Washington Post, about the FDA’s crackdown on genetic testing firm 23andMe.

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The Ethics and Controversies of Collecting DNA Information

Robert Klitzman, Director of Columbia’s Master of Science in Bioethics program, speaks with Reuters Insider about the limitations of home genetic testing.

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Alumnus Q&A: Getting ‘Battle-Tested’ in Marketing and Communications

Eager to strengthen his skills in marketing and communications, Paul Plumeri, Jr. obtained his master’s from Columbia University’s Communications Practice program in December 2011, then parlayed his skills, experience, and network into a Brand Strategist position at Dow Jones.

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The FDA vs. 23andMe: A Lesson for Health Care Entrepreneurs

Due to the number of unknowns about genetics, the benefits of consumer genetic testing are questionable, states Robert Klitzman, Director of the M.S. in Bioethics program, in this look at the 23andMe controversy from a marketing standpoint.

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Congratulations to the Technology Management Class of 2014

The Executive M.S. in Technology Management Class of 2014 braved a cold but sunny day to gather at Alma Mater for a group photo.

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Joe Favorito on TD Ameritrade’s Olympic Athlete Sponsorship

Joe Favorito, faculty for Columbia’s Sports Management master’s program, comments on TD Ameritrade’s new Olympic ad campaign.

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What to Consider Before Undergoing a DNA Test

Robert Klitzman, Director of the M.S. in Bioethics program, discusses with the Wall Street Journal the medical and ethical issues raised by genetic testing.

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The Case for Tolerating E-Cigarettes

In an op-ed article for the New York Times, James Colgrove, faculty member for the M.S. and Certification programs in Bioethics, argues in favor of e-cigarettes and their regulation by the FDA.

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Dana Deasy on IT Risk Management

Listening to Dana Deasy, JP Morgan Chase & Co.’s new CIO, Arthur Langer, Academic Director of the Executive Master of Science in Technology Management program, is reminded that an IT leader’s real value is measured by how one handles crisis in “real-time.”

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