Bioethics Program Director Robert Klitzman on the NPR program Talk of the Nation

Advances in genetic testing have greatly improved the chances for diagnosis and treatment of disease. In Am I My Genes?, Dr. Robert Klitzman explores the challenges individuals face when they gain more knowledge about the implications of their genetic makeup.

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Joe Favorito comments on the Jeremy Lin Buzz

The Sports Marketing Program's Director, Joe Favorito, is quoted in Mad Ave Lines up to Court NBA's Lin. The article discusses how many brands are courting the newly minted basketball star.

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How and Why We Share: 7 Deadly Sins of Social Media

Mark Truss, Strategic Communications faculty and director of brand intelligence at the advertising agency JWT, chairs a panel exploring the dark and seamy aspects of social media.

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New Electives in M.S. in Actuarial Science Reflect Industry Needs

The Actuarial Science graduate program continually strives to stay ahead of the curve in determining what courses would best serve their students and industry. Read about new industry-specific electives in this article.

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The Growing Field of Sustainability Studies

Sustainability students are looking for new approaches to economic life that will permit the material comfort they have grown up with, while keeping the planet intact.

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Sports Management professor Joe Favorito explains new uses of technology in sports.

Discussing mobile apps used in tandem with actual sports games, Favorito says, "It's all about making sure a fan has an enjoyable experience, regardless of what happens in the game.”

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The Age of Big Data

A report last year by the McKinsey Global Institute, the research arm of the consulting firm, projected that the United States needs 140,000 to 190,000 more workers with “deep analytical” expertise and 1.5 million more data-literate managers, whether retrained or hired. The impact of data abundance extends well beyond business.

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SCE Student Moonlights as M’ville Engineer

School of Continuing Education student Chris Colangelo is studying construction administration while also working as a staff engineer on the Manhattanville campus expansion.

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Columbia helps build a rooftop garden and classroom

Students in the Landscape Design, Construction Administration, and Fundraising Management graduate programs are working to develop a rooftop garden at PS 84, an elementary school of the Upper West Side of Manhattan.

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Symbolic Politics and the Keystone Pipeline

Steve Cohen, Executive Director of the Earth Institute and Director of the SCE Master of Science in Sustainability Management, asks, "1. How long will it take to complete the transition to a fossil fuel free economy? 2. What are the environmental impacts of the proposed pipeline route? 3. What are the costs and benefits to the American economy?"

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