Actuarial Science News

Organizational Strategy and Learning: The Birth of Comcast University

Comcast identified that the strategic changes it needed were tied hand-in-hand with a need for new learning programs.

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Actuarial Science Guest Speaker David X. Li on Leadership

At an exclusive Columbia event, the Gaussian copula model pioneer shared insights about advancing one’s career in actuarial science.

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Actuary Ranks as the Best Career in America in 2015

Careers that combine mathematics and people skills are currently among the most low-stress, lucrative, and in-demand jobs in the U.S.

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Dean: We’re Training the Leaders of Tomorrow

Dean Jason Wingard spoke with Columbia News about his vision for the School of Professional Studies.

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Weihan Chang: New York, New Heights

This alumnus moved from California to New York to enhance his skills and advance his career.

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Tonya Manning appointed Chief Actuary for Buck Consultants

The president of Buck Consultants at Xerox praised Tonya Manning’s "impeccable credentials” and "understanding of current market trends and issues."

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How to Game a Job Search

The author of The 2-Hour Job Search shared his strategies for organizing and prioritizing one’s list of prospective employers.

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Columbia University Kicks Off its First Annual Actuarial Science Career Fair

Over a dozen employers seeking interns and full-time associates met with Actuarial Science students at Columbia University.

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Getting Into Graduate School: What Do Admissions Directors Seek in an Application?

From internships to recommendation letters to supplemental essays, admissions professionals shared the do’s and don’ts of applying to graduate school.

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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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