Five Tips to Perfect Your Graduate School Application

So you’ve decided to apply for graduate school? Here are five tips to ensure your app stands out.

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Join the Columbia Community Scholars Dialogue on Wellness on November 7

At the Columbia Community Scholars Dialogue on Wellness, November 7, 2018, at Columbia University’s Faculty House, two Columbia Community Scholars—food, dining, and culture writer Lil Nickelson and Vivian Williams-Kurutz, Founder and Executive Director of the Harlem Wellness Center—will discuss issues surrounding health and wellness in the Harlem community and beyond.

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Why Hurricane Florence is Unusual and Dangerous

Hurricane and disaster experts within the Earth Institute are closely monitoring Hurricane Florence, a storm that is both unusual—and unusually dangerous.

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Sports Teams Look to Boost Attendance with Cheaper Concessions

Sports teams discounting concessions to lure fans to games “speaks to the incredible amount of competition that exists for consumer share of mind and wallet,” says Sports Management Academic Director Scott Rosner.

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Rosner and Varriale React to Nike’s Kaepernick Ad

Sports Management faculty Scott Rosner and Carla Varriale have weighed-in on the social media firestorm swirling around Nike’s new ad featuring Colin Kaepernick.

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How Women of Color Get to Senior Management

How do women of color in midlevel leadership roles successfully develop and advance within an organization? To answer this question, Dr. Cindy Pace conducted a case study as part of her dissertation research involving 23 women of color at a Fortune 500 company.

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Dr. Rita Charon Named the 2018 Jefferson Lecturer in the Humanities

Dr. Rita Charon, scholar, physician, originator of the field of Narrative Medicine, and faculty for the Master of Science in Narrative Medicine program at Columbia University, will deliver the 2018 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities. The lecture is the highest honor the federal government bestows for distinguished intellectual achievement in the humanities.

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Should You Stay or Should You Go? Five Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Job

It can be tough to know when to stay put and when to call it quits. Here are five questions to ask yourself to help determine what is worth negotiating—and when it may be time to negotiate a departure.

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How the Nike-Kaepernick Alliance Could Change the Game

The alliance between Nike and Colin Kaepernick, former pro athlete and full-time social justice advocate, appears to be a corporate action made with the legitimate intent to do what is just without regard to the bottom line, according to Sports Management Senior Lecturer Len Elmore.

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Five Tips to Achieve Your Optimal Work-School-Life Balance

The dilemma of pursuing a master’s degree while working may weigh heavily on your mind. Here are some of the solutions that students and alumni at Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies have employed in order to manage a healthy personal and professional life at the same time.

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