New York City Isn't Waiting on Congress to Reduce Greenhouse Gasses

“Green office space,” vocal university students, and participants in Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Carbon Challenge have brought New York City ahead of the pack in addressing global warming, notes Steven Cohen, Earth Institute Executive Director.

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Trust Enables Communities and Organizations to Grow

Business Insider points to a TEDx talk by Simon Sinek, Professor in the Strategic Communications master’s program at Columbia University, who states that trust is the basis for how communities and organizations grow and succeed. When growing a business, argues Sinek, it’s more important to hire people who share similar beliefs and values, versus hiring solely for skill.

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Dr. Robert Klitzman Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Dr. Robert Klitzman has been named a Guggenheim Fellow and the only one this year in the field of Medicine & Health. “I am thrilled to have been awarded this fellowship, and deeply honored,” says Dr. Klitzman.

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Recognizing the Anniversary of the Human Genome Map

Dr. Robert Klitzman joined the Leonard Lopate Show on WNYC to talk about how human genome sequencing has changed medicine and bioethics.

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The Sustainability Generation Comes of Age

The generation born since the mid-1980s has internalized aspects of an environmental ethos. That awareness will soon have a major impact on American politics, predicts Earth Institute Executive Director Steven Cohen.

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The Problems with Nuclear Power

Since nuclear power has no chance of widespread adoption in the U.S., we need to develop viable, renewable sources of energy, says Earth Institute Executive Director Steven Cohen.

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Online Bioethics Certification Program Debuts in September

Beginning in September 2013, Columbia University’s School of Continuing Education will offer an online Bioethics Certification program comprised of four courses addressing critical issues concerning the ethical implications of advances in biology, biotechnology and biomedicine.

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Trust Crucial for Successful Knowledge Networks

“Designing in trust” makes knowledge networks succeed, according to “Trusting in Us,” an article cowritten by Katrina (Kate) Pugh, Academic Director for the Information and Knowledge Strategy (IKNS) Masters program at Columbia University, and published in the March 2013 issue of Critical Issues.

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Columbia Offers Summer Business Training Program for Liberal-Arts Majors

Columbia’s Business Edge program is an intensive six-week program offered by the Columbia University School of Continuing Education in partnership with the Columbia Business School. This program gives undergraduates or recent graduates with a non-business background the opportunity to acquire essential skills in finance, accounting, marketing, and management through an integrated curriculum taught by Columbia Business School faculty.

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Women Breaking Into Sports' Executive Ranks

Val Ackerman, faculty member of Columbia University’s M.S. in Sports Management program and founding president of the WNBA, joins Rob Simmelkjaer of NBC Sports Radio’s “Speaking of Sports” to discuss the strides women have made in securing executive leadership roles in the sports industry, the correlation between playing high school or collegiate sports and corporate success, and establishing stronger footing for women’s professional sports leagues beyond basketball.

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