Bret Myers: From the Sidelines to MLS Data Analyst

Sports Management faculty member Bret Myers, Ph.D. was recently featured in the Washington Post in a story about the increasing prominence of data analytics in international soccer.

 

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How Storytelling Can Improve Business Communication and Transform Workplaces

Storytelling can help businesses thrive, says Murray Nossel, Ph.D., faculty for the Master of Science in Narrative Medicine program at Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies.

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Director of Student Life Publishes Chapter On New Student Development Model

Tiffany Onorato, Ed.D., Director of Student Life at the School of Professional Studies, recently co-authored a chapter of The Dynamic Student Development Meta-Theory, published last month by Peter Lang. The book champions a new model for student success based on empirical research from a broad survey of over 500,000 subjects.

 

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Top Scholar-Practitioner Leading Applied Analytics Program

The career of Kitty Kay Chan, Ph.D., new Academic Director of the Master of Science in Applied Analytics program at Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies, has ranged from scholarship to state and federal government positions, as well as leading roles in the private sector.

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American Language Program Hosted 2018 Winter Conference

The School of Professional Studies’ American Language Program (ALP) hosted its annual Winter Conference on Saturday, February 24, 2018, from 9:30 AM to 6 PM at Columbia University’s Faculty House.

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3 Global Perspectives on Studying ESL At Columbia

This summer we sat down with three students in the program to hear about their experience. Each came from a different country but arrived at Columbia with the same goals: to improve their English, understand the American university environment, and prepare for exciting futures.

 

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Nonprofit Management Open House Showcases Program Innovation, Excellence, and Student Films

The Nonprofit Management master’s degree program recently held their second annual Open House for current and prospective students, faculty, alumni, and the wider Columbia community. Academic Director Cindy M. Lott, Esq., kicked off the event by officially announcing the launch of the online-only option for students, starting with students matriculating in Fall 2019. Dean Jason Wingard gave a keynote speech, touching on the real-world applicability of the program’s  cutting-edge interdisciplinary and management  courses. Other speakers included faculty member Erwin de Leon, Ph.D., faculty member Marcia Stepanek, as well as students and alumni of the program.

 

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Scott Rosner Discusses Derrick Rose’s Adidas Contract

Scott Rosner, Academic Director of Columbia’s Sports Management program, was recently featured in Sports Illustrated. The publication asked Rosner for his analysis of the monumental sponsorship deal between Adidas and NBA player Derrick Rose.

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The Dean’s Circle: Digital Data and Privacy

In November, students from the Enterprise Risk Management and Technology Management programs convened to discuss digital data and privacy for The Dean’s Circle, a recurring discussion group Dean Jason Wingard holds with small groups of high-performing SPS master’s students.

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How to Correct Implicit Bias During Negotiations

Veteran negotiators say a crucial element is often overlooked: awareness of implicit biases. Dr. Fisher-Yoshida, Academic Director of the Strategic Communications program, explains her process for understanding and overcoming them.

 

 

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