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There’s a Super-Simple Trick to Getting Smarter

Media Mentions | May 18, 2015 | Time

Professor Michael Slepian weighs-in on his research that found being dressed formally improves people’s ability to engage in abstract thinking.

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First Impressions Really Do Matter

Media Mentions | May 18, 2015 | The Boston Globe

Heidi Grant Halvorson, associate director of the Motivation Science Center, reveals techniques to learn how others view us and how to change those perceptions featured in her book “No One Understands You and What to Do About It.”

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New Market Entrants Create Competition for Business Schools

Media Mentions | May 17, 2015 | The Financial Times

Mike Malefakis, associate dean for executive education, talks about the impact “edtech” is having on learning.

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Why Engagement Is the Key to Turning Customers into Promoters

Media Mentions | May 16, 2015 | Forbes

Professor Bernd Schmitt is cited as a speaker at CX week sharing thought leadership on creating customer “experience.”

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Class of 2015: The World’s Best & the Brightest MBAs

Media Mentions | May 16, 2015 | Poets & Quants

George Wilson ’15 is featured on Poets and Quants' list of the top 50 MBAs for the class of 2015.

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EMBA Student Profile: Carly Weil, Columbia Business School

Media Mentions | May 15, 2015 | TopMBA

Carly Weil ‘16 shares her experience in the executive MBA program.

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What Activists Do Well

Media Mentions | May 13, 2015 | CNBC-TV

Professor Fabio Savoldelli discusses the value of shareholder activism.

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The Ideal of Luxury

Media Mentions | May 13, 2015 | The New York Times

Professor Ketty Maisonrouge says the private experience and one-on-one exclusivity resonates most for high net worth individuals.

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Survey: More Millennials Renting, but Just as Many Want to Own

Media Mentions | May 13, 2015 | The Wall Street Journal

Research by Leanne Lachman, Executive-in-Residence, found that even though more Generation Y members are renting now as compared to five years ago, most millennials do aspire to own a home in the suburbs. 


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Dean’s Office Announces 2015 MBA Teaching Awards

School News | May 12, 2015

The Dean’s Prizes for Teaching Excellence were established by a gift from George Wiegers ’61, who is the cofounder of Wiegers Capital Partners. The prizes are awarded for teaching excellence in three categories — core courses, elective courses, and by members of the adjunct faculty.

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