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Columbia Business School Tops LGBT Rights Initiative

Media Mentions | June 25, 2014 | QS Top MBA

Columbia Business School has won the Friendfactor MBA Ally Challenge for the School’s efforts in engaging its student body in LBGT rights initiatives for the second year in a row.

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The End of the Internet?

Media Mentions | June 25, 2014 | The Atlantic

Prof. Eli Noam predicts that the Internet of the future will be federated into geographic or political regions, each with its own content regulations and trade rules.

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Columbia, Kellogg and Ross Ranked Most LGBT-Friendly Business Schools in America

Media Mentions | June 24, 2014 | The Huffington Post

For the second year running, Columbia Business School took first place in the Friendfactor MBA Alley Challenge, a competition that encourages emerging business leaders to take action to create a “more LGBT–inclusive business culture.”

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9 Ways to Add More Adventure to Your Weekday

Media Mentions | June 23, 2014 | The Huffington Post

Heidi Grant Halvorson, associate director of the Motivation Science Center, says that achievements, even those in totally unfamiliar fields, are more attainable if we focus on the process of improving rather than on the end goal of success.

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Meet This Year’s Inspiring Point Foundation Scholars

Media Mentions | June 20, 2014 | Advocate

The Point Foundation, the nation’s largest LGBT scholarship organization, named Audrey Stewart ’16 as a 2014 Point Scholar.

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Pension Funds' Fixation on Past Performance 'Damaging Wealth' – Study

Media Mentions | June 20, 2014 | Investment & Pensions Europe

Research by Prof. Andrew Ang shows that institutional investors’ common practice of chasing mutli–year returns in asset classes and managers damages long–term performance for pension funds.

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Doubts About Amazon's Future Overshadow Fire Phone Launch

Media Mentions | June 20, 2014 | The Guardian

Prof. Bruce Greenwald says Amazon’s venture into a busy smartphone industry in which they have no competitive advantage is an attempt at “sustaining an unsustainable stock price.”

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How to Negotiate When You Hate Negotiating

Media Mentions | June 19, 2014 | Fox Business

Research by Prof. Daniel Ames, Prof. Malia Mason, and doctoral student Elizabeth Wiley ’15 shows that naming precise figures instead of round numbers leads to more successful negotiations.

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Why Failing Is Not All It's Cracked up to Be

Media Mentions | June 18, 2014 | Crain's New York Business

Vince Ponzo, director of the Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center, says that the lack of stigma associated with failure in the tech scene enables people to take a chance on entrepreneurship in the first place.

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Amazon Unveils its Fire Phone: Business Game-Changer or Gaffe?

Media Mentions | June 18, 2014 | The Christian Science Monitor

Prof. Moshe Cohen says that part of the aim of Amazon’s Fire Phone is to boost user experience by eliminating the divide between hardware and software and the services they provide.

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