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Research Ethics Challenges at Universities
A whistleblower has claimed that UC San Diego is not following basic rules meant to protect human research subjects, and is putt
Research Involving Terminal Cancer Patients Causes Controversy
A clinical trial that exposed 49 terminal cancer patients to high doses of PFOA has received extreme backlash from the medical r
Genetic Engineering is Transforming Research Ethics
Cell and gene therapy are raising new ethical questions in clinical research and practice.
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SPS and WHDC Partner to Provide Excellence in Nonprofit Management Series
The Excellence in Nonprofit Management Series is a collaboration between SPS and the West Harlem Development Corporation (WHDC).
Physician Aid-in-Dying Laws Spread Throughout U.S.
On June 12, 2019, Maine became the ninth state to allow doctors by law to help terminally ill patients end their lives.
How Long Should Physicians' Past Deeds Be Held Against Them?
Dr. Robert L. Klitzman, M.D., Academic Director of the Columbia University M.S. in Bioethics, joined an expert panel to discuss.
ALP Lecturer Babi Kruchin Featured in VOA News
In a new interview with VOA News, Kruchin describes her journey to becoming faculty in the American Language Program.
Vetting a Fertility Clinic in the Wake of Embryo Mix-Up Scandals
WebMD looked to an alum of the Bioethics Master’s Program, Dr. Mark V. Sauer, MD, for an expert view on fertility clinics.
TIDES Report Shows NBA Outpaces All Other Pro Leagues in Diversity
The National Basketball Association received an overall grade of “A” in the 2019 Racial and Gender Report Card.
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Jay-Z's Power Of T-Shaped Leadership
Here are three reasons leaders should consider mastering the balance between specialization and generalization.
RICS accredits Columbia University's M.S. in Construction Administration
Graduates of the accredited program are eligible for a fast-track to RICS qualification.