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Gender and Racial Bias Is Systemic in the Sciences

Media Mentions | June 11, 2015 | The New York Times

Professor Katherine Phillips weighs in on bias faced in the STEM fields in the Times’ popular Room for Debate section.

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Science Says Keeping 'Secrets' Can Destroy Your Productivity at Work

Media Mentions | June 10, 2015 | Business Insider

Research by Professor Michael Slepian found that a preoccupying personal secret can interfere with your professional performance.

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The Stereotype of the ‘Queen Bee’ Female Executive Is Losing Its Sting

Media Mentions | June 09, 2015 | The Washington Post

Research by Professor David Ross found that when a woman holds one of the five highest-paying executive positions, the chances of another woman occupying a top position decreases by 51 percent.

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How 3-D Printing Will Change Everything about Manufacturing

Media Mentions | June 04, 2015 | The Wall Street Journal

Byline article by Professor Rita McGrath states that commercial 3-D printing will foster seismic change in our assumptions of how manufacturing is conducted similar to the way electric motors called into question the gospel of plant design in the 1900s.

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Tuesday Nights with Carol Koh Evans

Media Mentions | June 01, 2015 | The Huffington Post

Carol Koh Evans ‘99, chief operating officer of Tradesy, Inc., an online marketplace for pre-owned women's designer fashion, handbags and accessories, is profiled.

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Taco Bell, Pizza Hut Eliminate Artificial Ingredients

Media Mentions | May 26, 2015 | USA Today

Professor Michelle Greenwald says more food companies will decide to phase out the use of artificial ingredients implemented by big brands such as Taco Bell and Pizza Hut.

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Organic Foods: Why They're so Expensive, and Who Owns Your Favorite Brands

Media Mentions | May 20, 2015 | Fortune

Professor Michelle Greenwald says bigger firms are expanding into the organic market due to the industry’s growth, even if it means hedging bets against more traditional food products.

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YOUR SECRETS ARE KILLING YOUR PRODUCTIVITY

Press Release | April 30, 2015

New research from Columbia Business School finds the burden of secrecy akin to carrying excess physical weight

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McDonald’s Axes Seven Sandwiches in Push to Get Menu Right

Media Mentions | April 28, 2015 | Bloomberg News

Professor Michelle Greenwald says McDonald’s should go for quality not quantity and cut their burger number in half because if you have a really, really good burger, you don’t need a million.

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Blue Bell Creameries: What It Can Learn from past Recalls

Media Mentions | April 22, 2015 | ABCNews.com

With Blue Bell Creameries struggling to find its public footing in the face of a possible listeria contamination, Professor Michelle Greenwald advises them to take a page out of Tylenol’s 1982 playbook.

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