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Extraordinary Columbians Honored With Awards at Graduation

The School of Professional Studies honors a group of outstanding individuals, including graduates Drew Muller and Adam Vigiano, the first two student recipients of The Campbell Award and the Dean’s Excellence Award.

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Preparing to Succeed Today: School of Professional Studies Celebrates Its First Graduating Class

Proudly attired in Columbia blue caps and gowns, students across the University’s 12 master’s programs celebrate their graduation.

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Health Affairs Reviews ‘The Ethics Police?’

Bioethics program director Robert Klitzman is featured in Health Affairs for his latest book on ethics in healthcare.

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Bioethicists Discuss Gene Editing's Deadly Potential

Can gene editing create a deadly weapon of mass destruction?

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Robert Klitzman Talks Gene Editing on StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson

We may soon have the technology to edit the genes of embryos, but where does society draw the line?

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Do Ethicists Hinder HIV Prevention Research?

HIV studies are receiving less participants because parental consent is often required.

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Ten Students Awarded Innovation Scholarships

Ten students in their final year of study at Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies have each received a $2,000 Innovation Scholarship to be applied toward tuition.

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Bioethics Alumna Kira Peikoff on IVF Embryo Testing

If an IVF embryo is tested as abnormal but there’s a 40% chance it will be born healthy, would you implant it?

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How Goldman Sachs Drives Culture Change in the Financial Industry

“Culture change needs to have full C-Suite and leadership buy-in to be successful.”

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Are “VIP” Patients Worth Breaking Hospital Protocols?

Robert Klitzman comments on “VIP Syndrome,” the elaborate treatment of celebrities in hospitals , in The Boston Globe.

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