Conflict As A Catalyst For Corporate Success

To most organizations, conflict is a scary word. It conjures up visions of disgruntled employees, frazzled leaders, and minimal progress. But conflict can help—rather than hurt—an organization, writes Dean Jason Wingard.

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The Five Biggest Bioethical Issues of the Next Five Years

Dr. Robert Klitzman, Academic Director of the Master of Science in Bioethics program, predicts the five biggest bioethical issues of the next five years.

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Want to Help After a Disaster? Consider Waiting.

Natural disasters such as Hurricane Florence engender large amounts of philanthropic support, partially due to media coverage. Yet most of this aid is given quickly and addresses immediate needs, as opposed to longer-term recovery and reconstruction efforts. What’s the best way to help victims?

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SPS Welcomes Inaugural Master’s Cohorts in San Francisco

The hybrid cohorts of the Master of Science programs in Applied Analytics, Bioethics, and Strategic Communication programs at Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies began their first in-person intensive study last month.

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Five Ways to Feel Less Overwhelmed

Dr. Beth Fisher-Yoshida, Academic Director for the Negotiation and Conflict Resolution program at Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies, suggests five ways to reduce the feeling of being overwhelmed.

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Dr. Greg Witkowski Champions Courses in Experiential Philanthropy

Dr. Greg Witkowski, Senior Lecturer in Discipline, revealed some early findings from his research into student learning outcomes of experiential philanthropy courses.

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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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