Carbon Divestment: Before your returns go up in smoke

With countries around the world rolling out new carbon taxes and emissions trading plans, carbon divestment is moving from a moral line in the sand to sound financial planning.

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Sharing What Matters Most

CBS Matters is a series of talks where community members share with each other the things that matter most: the experiences and epiphanies that changed their lives. Students bond, celebrate their diversity, and deepen their community experience in a way that's unique to the School.

Watch: “What Matters to You Most?”>

Can't Meet Anyone Online? It's Not All Your Fault.

Is a dynamic matching market with low application costs standing between you and true love? Possibly. Yash Kanoria, assistant professor in the Decision, Risk, and Operations Division, finds fewer choices may lead to better online matches.

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A Community that Feels Like Home: One Student’s Journey

Peer Advisors are second-year MBA students dedicated to guiding new students through their transition to Columbia Business School. Justin Merolla ’15, Peer Advisors chair, talks about how the program helps build a supportive, inclusive community.

Watch: “A Community that Feels Like Home”>


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News & Ideas

Innovation, India-Style

R. Gopalakrishnan of Tata Sons offers a surprising take on what’s truly new.

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Louis Bacon ’81 Donates Generously to Manhattanville Project

Louis Bacon ’81, has made a generous donation to Columbia Business School from The Moore Charitable Foundation (MCF).

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Columbia Business School Professor Predicts How Changes in Banking Laws Could Fuel Emerging Economies of Tomorrow

New research tracks emerging countries’ economics activity after law changes and finds a boost in access to credit; increase in employment rate; increase in productivity and sales for firms

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Low-Calorie Menus Could Be Making Us Fat

When lighter options are grouped together, diners opt for heavier meals.

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Engineering Smarter Schools

Supporting public schools’ use of technology is a necessary but daunting challenge—one that makes Samantha Brenner ’08 tick.

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Reaching for the Stars

In November, NASA astronaut Timothy Kopra ’13 will blast off into space.

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A Fair Hearing for Sovereign Debt

Market-based solutions to sovereign-debt crises have a high potential for chaos. A prime example: Argentina’s default.

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Affable Art

As vice president and controller for Swann Galleries, Andrew Ansorge '76 wears many hats. Here, he talks about his presence in and intrigue with the New York art scene.

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Can't Meet Anyone Online? It's Not All Your Fault.

Seeking a match online? Whether its a new job or a date, fewer choices may lead to better matches.

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Entry: January '15
Final: 10/8/14

Entry: August '15
Early: 10/8/14
Merit Fellowship Deadline: 1/7/15
Final: 4/15/15

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Early: 1/12/15
Final: 3/2/15

EMBA-New York Fri/Sat
Early: 3/18/15
Final: 6/3/15

Now on Notes to the Next Class


Twenty-eight students traveled 6,000 miles to spend 9 nights without electricity and 10 days on an amazing leadership trek in Patagonia.

Read the first-person account on Notes to the Next Class.