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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Success Story: RocketHub, a crowd-funding website co-directed by MS in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution graduates

Brian Meece and Alon Hillel-Tuch are innovative and fearless young men from very different backgrounds. Brian is a Real Estate broker, musician and artist, born and raised in Pensacola on the Gulf of Mexico; Alon is from the Netherlands, has lived all over the world, speaks many languages and has a background as an Investment Banker.

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Landscape Design instructor David Drew Bruner exhibits drawings at the Hallam Gallery

Columbia University Landscape Design program instructor David Drew Bruner will have a new exhibition of his drawings at the Hallam Gallery in Valatie, New York, from April 14-19, 2012.

This current exhibition continues Bruner's previous examination of tree forms. With inspiration from the celebrated Viennese artist Hunderstwasser, who was known for the shattered intensity of his shapes and patterns, Bruner delivers an in-depth examination of the repetitive details of bark, limbs and knots, allowing the trees to become elegant abstract design, reminiscent of early 20th century Austrian art.

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Am I My Genes: Why Do I Have These Genes? Questions of Fate, Free Will, and Genetics

Dr. Robert Klitzman, Director of the Master of Science in Bioethics program at the School of Continuing Education at Columbia University will be blogging for Psychology Today on the subject of his recently released book, "Am I My Genes?"

The well-reviewed book discusses his work in the field genetic testing and the implications it holds for mankind personally and as a society. In this post, Dr. Klitzman shares thoughts on the grey area where genetics, science and questions of fate and belief intersect. With your genetic code unlocked and a potential future laid out as a result, can you stop yourself from asking the question, "Why me?"

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UPDATED: Dr. Robert Klitzman's newest book, "Am I My Genes?" positively reviewed

In his new book, "Am I My Genes," Dr. Robert Klitzman, director of the Columbia University Master of Science in Bioethics program, addresses the timely issues surrounding genetic testing, which has greatly improved the rapidity of the diagnosis and treatments of diseases such as breast cancer, Alzheimer's, cystic fibrosis, Huntington's, and many other ailments.

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