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Three Columbia faculty members have been named research fellows by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, which awards two-year, $50,000 grants to support the work of exceptional early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them as rising stars.

For two days in October, more than 20 executives of nonprofit groups in Harlem came together at Columbia Business School for a leadership training program.

Professor Adam Galinsky is power hungry. For more than a decade, he has studied the role of power as a psychological force, both its behavioral effects and the practical implications of having power and feeling powerful.

Ronald O. Perelman, Chairman and CEO of MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc. and a member of the School’s Board of Overseers, has pledged a landmark gift of $100 million to Columbia Business School. It joins Class of 1969 alumnus Henry R.

Extreme weather can wreak havoc on cities and their economies. Damage from hurricanes Katrina and Sandy is estimated at more than $150 billion and over $60 billion, respectively.

Since the global financial meltdown of 2008, a great debate has ensued over how best to regulate Wall Street’s excesses.

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has awarded a total of $15 million to Columbia University, the Polytechnic Institute of New York University and High Tech Rochester to create three centers dedicated to helping inventors and scientists turn their high-t

For two days in October, more than 20 executives of nonprofit groups in Harlem came together at Columbia Business School for a leadership training program.

This article originally appeared in our October 2010 issue and has been revised and updated for the 2012 presidential election.

Manmeet Kaur

Health care is arguably the nation’s most contentious issue. Manmeet Kaur, a graduate student earning her M.B.A. on May 16, knew she was going to be entering a fraught field—but chose to pursue it anyway.

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