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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The Pros and Cons of "Designer Babies"

Dr. Robert Klitzman took part in a HuffPost Live panel on “Designer Babies” to discuss the alarming yet exciting idea of giving prospective parents the option to create smarter, healthier babies.

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Correcting Myths of the Left Brain and Right Brain

Dr. Robert Klitzman joined the WMNF radio program “Life Elsewhere” to discuss the brain and how we use it. (Dr. Klitzman’s segment begins at the 29:35 mark in the audio.)

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We're Stuck in the '70s When It Comes to Environmental Debate

Earth Institute Executive Director Steven Cohen argues that we must discard dated concepts of environmental and energy debate and turn instead to frank, fact-based discussion of risks, costs, and benefits.

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Sports Management Program Founds "Business of Sports Day" For High School Students

Columbia University’s graduate program in Sports Management is hosting its first Business of Sports Day for New York City high school students interested in engaging with sports executives and learning more about the variety of careers within the sports industry.

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Apple Raises Visibility of Corporate Sustainability Management

Apple has grasped that public concern for environmental sustainability is now hard-wired and has mustered serious effort to bring sustainability management into its corporate culture, writes Earth Institute Executive Director Steven Cohen.

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Hiding Renewables Inside the 'All of the Above' Energy Strategy Won't Work

Earth Institute Executive Director Steven Cohen critiques President Obama’s recent proposal to fund research into alternative methods of powering cars, trucks and buses with $2 billion in gas and oil royalties.

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