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Columbia Business School Startup Gurus to Offer 'Speed Mentoring' to Budding Entrepreneurs at NY TechDay 2014

Press Release | April 22, 2014

School signs on as exclusive higher education partner for event and will highlight nine successful young alumni startups

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Leadership | Read Article

University Professors Awarded 2014 Eccles Prize

School News | April 11, 2014

Two University professors have been awarded the 2014 George S. Eccles Prize for Excellence in Economic Writing.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Capital Markets and Investments, Leadership, World Business | Read Article

Columbia Announces 63 Winners of First-Ever Columbia Startup Lab Contest

Press Release | April 10, 2014

31 teams have been selected to join the Columbia Startup Lab, one of a growing number of university initiatives engaged with New York City’s burgeoning startup sector and dedicated to fostering entrepreneurial talent

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Leadership | Read Article

All-Star Pitchers Will Hate Instant Replay, According to New Research from Columbia Business School

Press Release | March 31, 2014

Columbia Business School Professor Reviews Data of Nearly 800K MLB Pitches and Finds ‘Star-Struck’ Umpires Show Bias in Favor of All-Star Pitchers

Topics: Organizations, Risk Management, Strategy | Read Article

Event Connects Endowed Professors, Alumni

School News | March 31, 2014

Topics: Leadership | Read Article

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

Press Release | March 27, 2014

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

Topics: Leadership | Read Article

Study: Women Heavily Discriminated Against in Math Hiring

Media Mentions | March 26, 2014 | U.S. News & World Report

Prof. Ernesto Reuben’s research finds that women in STEM fields face significant hiring discrimination due to a “systematic underestimation of the performance of women compared to men.”

Topics: Leadership, Organizations | Read Article

Global E-Commerce: How to Get Stuff There from Here?

Media Mentions | March 26, 2014 | Inc.

Prof. Rita McGrath discusses the challenges and potential growth areas, and future of international e–retailing.

Topics: Strategy, World Business | Read Article

Complicated vs. Complex: The Key to Understanding Cyberattacks

Media Mentions | March 25, 2014 | The Wall Street Journal

Prof. Rita McGrath says that companies make themselves vulnerable to cyberattacks by engineering systems of prevention geared towards complicated, rather than complex situations.

Topics: Media and Technology, Strategy | Read Article

5 Bidders Face Hurdle to Save Long Island College Hospital

Media Mentions | March 24, 2014 | The New York Times

In an era where hospitals seek to increase their market share through consolidation and acquisitions, Prof. Linda Green says it’s unusual that no New York hospitals are bidding to operate Long Island College Hospital.

Topics: Healthcare, Organizations | Read Article