Business

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.

Leon Cooperman ’67, chairman and CEO of Omega Advisors and a member of Columbia Business School’s Board of Overseers, has pledged a gift of $25 million to support the construction of the School’s new home in Manhattanville.

The eurozone is in trouble. What began as a sovereign debt problem in a few countries has exposed major weaknesses in the euro project. On the face of it, the problem is familiar and resolvable: several governments have borrowed more than they can possibly repay.

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