NFL Draft: Bortles, Others Ready to Realize the Dream

Ray Katz, faculty for Columbia’s Sports Management program, explains the most important factors of marketability for college players entering the NFL draft.

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What Inspires Journalist and Thriller Author Kira Peikoff? Bioethics.

Kira Peikoff is a student in Columbia University's Master of Science program in Bioethics. The author of two novels, she is also an accomplished journalist. We spoke with Peikoff about how she discovered the program, what she loves about it, and how her bioethics studies will enrich her writing.

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David Small on Family, Trauma, and His Graphic Memoir

At the April 2014 edition of Narrative Medicine Rounds, children's book author and graphic memoirist David Small sat down with Karen Green, librarian at Butler Library, to talk about his experiences with cancer, his dysfunctional family, and how therapy helped him cope with his traumatic upbringing.

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Pair Takes Social Media Fans on 1,700-Mile Final Four Road Trip

Two IMG account reps sensed Chevy Sonic, UConn’s official vehicle partner, was an undeveloped asset, so they took one on a “Road [Trip] to the Final Four.”

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The Long, Strange Job Search of Sarah Nash

Not every job search is easy or picture-perfect, even with a Columbian’s credentials—just ask Sarah Nash. The Communications Practice graduate weathered an intense three-month job search that involved many ups and downs, two interested firms, and one near-panic moment.

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First Stem Cells Cloned From Diabetes Patient, Thanks to Egg Donors

When the cure to chronic diseases lies in the study of human cells, should researchers incentivize women to donate their eggs to science? Faculty Affiliate of Columbia’s M.S. in Bioethics program Dr. Mark Sauer weighs in.

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Infertility, Endured Through a Prism of Race

Faculty Affiliate of Columbia's M.S. in Bioethics program Dr. Mark V. Sauer discusses the medical and cultural issues that surround infertility for an underserved group – women of color.

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As Mixed-Status HIV Couples Weigh Risks, More Choose to Conceive the Old-Fashioned Way

Faculty Affiliate of Columbia’s M.S. in Bioethics program Dr. Mark Sauer notes that advances in anti-retroviral therapy have made unprotected sex with an HIV-positive partner less risky than previously thought, which means that more and more mixed-status couples are choosing to have biological children.

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Prepared to be Valuable: Positioning Ombuds Programs

John Zinsser, faculty for Columbia’s Negotiation and Conflict Resolution master’s program, discusses the elements essential for any organization to quantify and communicate the value of its ombuds program.

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Actuarial Science In the U.S.: A Job Where Excellence is an Obligation

For a French audience interested in the actuarial profession and the advantages of becoming an actuary in the U.S., this article from L’actuariel, a publication of the French Institute of Actuaries, provides details and describes Columbia’s Actuarial Science master’s program.

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