Tomorrowʼs Minds at Work
News, insights, tips, and commentary from members of the Columbia University School of Professional Studies.
Regulating Technological Complexity
Broad policies to regulate new and emerging technologies can be set by law, but the detailed rules must be left to experts in administrative agencies, writes Senior Vice Dean Dr. Steven Cohen.
How Sustainability Management's Dr. Amy Karpati Is Making Her Community a "Model of Suburban Sustainability"
Karpati is the chair of the new Briarcliff Environmental Advisory Council, whose mission includes preserving and planting trees and indigenous flora, and educating residents on garden cultivation and sustainable landscaping.
Four Reasons Why Morocco Is Becoming a Renewable Energy Powerhouse
Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou, Sustainability Management lecturer, writes about how Morocco has ambitious plans to combat climate change.
The Mismanagement of New York City’s Government, and the Repeated Delay of Food Recycling
New York City needs a more profound effort at identifying and mobilizing the city’s resources, writes Senior Vice Dean Dr. Steven Cohen.
A Morgan Stanley Financial Advisor Shares How the Wealth Management Program Propelled His Career
Wealth Management alum Walker Borders on how the program sharpened his skills for success in the financial planning industry.
The Accomplishments and Limits of Environmental Policy
For environmental policy to be effective, it must encourage the transition already underway in many private businesses, writes Senior Vice Dean Dr. Steven Cohen.
Libya Is Not That Far Away: America’s Water Infrastructure Crisis and What We Can Learn from Tragedy
Greg Porter on what we can learn from Libya's Derna dam collapse and why America's dams are similarly vulnerable.
Addressing the Social Determinants of Health Care in the United States with Narrative Medicine
Narrative Medicine alum Aizita Magaña discusses working in public health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
America’s Groundwater Crisis
Senior Vice Dean Dr. Steven Cohen on groundwater contamination and the future of America's water supply
What Next Week’s Elections Could Tell Us About 2024
Analysts are closely monitoring local and state elections to uncover trends for both sides.
The Reality of the Transition to an Environmentally Sustainable Economy in New York City
Senior Vice Dean Steven Cohen on how sustainability is affecting decision-making for various New York City industries