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CDS Weekly Newsletter February 3, 2014

Upcoming Seminars of Interest at Columbia

Monday, February 3
12.30-1.30, Uris 307 (Ph.D. Student Seminar)

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Wednesday, February 5
4.10-5.10, 614 Schermerhorn (Psychology Colloquium)

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Upcoming Seminars of Interest at NYU

Tuesday, February 4
12.30-2.00, 6 Washington Place Room 551 (Social Psychology Brown Bags)

For more information on the Social Psychology Brown Bags Seminar:


Thursday, February 6
12.30-1.30, 6 Washington Place Room 551 (Cognition and Perception Colloquia)

For more information on the Cognition and Perception Colloquia:


Web Link of the Week

Study Says New Method Could Be a Quicker Source of Stem Cells:

The new technique – a simple acid bath – has so far been used successfully only with cells from mice, but some researchers see human potential.

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The Curl Ideas to wrap your mind around

Insights Gained

In his new book, Mark Broadie illustrates the value of developing a fresh approach to a pursuit mired in tradition, and brings analytics to golf.

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Katherine Phillips Named Senior Vice Dean

Effective July 1, 2014, Phillips will succeed Gita Johar, the Meyer Feldberg Professor of Business, whose three-year term as senior vice dean is ending.

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Financing China’s Future

China’s rapid urbanization strategy requires a financing system that can keep up. Shusong Ba of the State Council of China lays out economic and policy reforms that will help local governments cope with cities bursting at the seams.

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Event Connects Endowed Professors, Alumni

More than 60 distinguished Columbia Business School alumni, faculty, and staff members gathered at New York’s Le Parker Meridien hotel in Midtown for the School’s biennial Professorship Celebration on March 24. The event connects alumni who have supported endowed professorships and the professors who hold those chairs.

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Columbia Business School Community Gives Back to Local Community Through Inaugural Day of Impact

Students, faculty, and staff showcase their passion for making a difference outside the classroom through ten community service projects throughout New York City

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One Europe, One Banking System

Could it happen? What are the benefits and obstacles? Two prominent Euro economists go head-to-head.

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Eyeballing the Experts

What can umpires’ mistakes tell us about how status and reputation influence decision making?

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Social Savers

Peer monitors can help the poorest of the poor increase their wealth.

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New Research Proves Gender Bias Extraordinarily Prevalent in Stem Careers

Columbia Business School experiments show that hiring managers chose men twice as often for careers in science, technology, engineering and math

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