Latest Impact Stories
Christopher Gilchrist: Being Productive in the Ambiguous Future of Work through Information and Knowledge Strategy
Christopher Gilchrist (‘20SPS, Information and Knowledge Strategy) shares how he found the right fit in a graduate program.
Jennifer M. Gumer: Discovering Bioethics at the Intersection of Science and the Law
Columbia's M.S. in Bioethics program connects the dots between a career in law and a lifelong interest in science.
Deana Paradis: Using a Master’s Degree in Nonprofit Management to Improve the Educational Services Sector
Deana Paradis (’20SPS, Nonprofit Management) is currently a part-time student in the M.S. in Nonprofit Management program.
Akri Çipa: Conflict Resolution Consultant, Policy Analyst, Poet
The Albanian-born international relations student was attracted to the interdisciplinary nature of the NECR program.
Shaddae Findley: HBCU Fellow Researches the Most Significant Risks of 2020
Shaddae Findley (’20SPS, M.S. in Enterprise Risk Management & 2019 HBCU Fellow) contributed to a list of the top risks of 2020.
From Small-Town Lawyer to Global Insurance Executive: Rick Woollams on the Importance of Getting an Industry-Wide Perspective
Rick Woollams, Chief Claims Officer of Chronovo, will lecture for the new Insurance Management master's program in Fall 2020.
Ryan Alvis: Communication Strategist from the Marines to the Secret Service
"It’s incredible how valuable just three months of school have been for my new job with the Secret Service," said Alvis.
From the Maritime to Insurance Industry: Former AIG Executive Nick Weltmann on How He Put his Maritime Knowledge to Work as an Actuary
An actuary specializing in ocean and marine warranty, Nick Weltmann will join the new Insurance Management program in Fall 2020.
Arjun Mann: Building a Strong Foundation For Medical School
Arjun Mann, ’19SPS, Bioethics, is in his first year of medical school at the University of New England.
Rita (Yijing) Zhang: From Professional Actress to Academic Policy
A former child actor in Beijing, Rita Zhang is combining her interest in the arts with an M.S. in Nonprofit Management.
Anne Werner: Studying Human Rights Over Summer Break
Anne Werner took Human Rights in the Columbia Summer program.