December 6, 2019
Open Magazine
In Willful: How We Choose What We Do, Richard Robb outlines two very different ways of looking at the world. There is ‘purposeful choice’—a wide slate of situations at whose base lie rational choice—and then there are ‘for-it’ choices.
December 5, 2019
Lucious Riccio proposes a capacity-constrained trip-assignment pathway to congestion management.
December 5, 2019
Foreign Policy
The new head of the IAEA, Rafael Grossi, was the United States’ preferred candidate. As global tensions rise, he quickly needs to prove his independence. Richard Nephew says “If the IAEA was siding with the U.S. government all the time, it would immediately lose credibility."
December 5, 2019
NBC News
"Your next opportunity is all about your network," writes Karine Jean-Pierre in her latest NBC News piece. She identifies three ways to make a real network: keep a Rolodex, treat people how you want to be treated, and don't be afraid to ask for help.
December 5, 2019
Washington Post
Columbia will begin giving full scholarships to refugees and other displaced students thanks to an initiative set forth by Safwan Masri. “The program sends a powerful message about the role that colleges," play to help refugees, said President Lee Bollinger.
December 5, 2019
New York Times
Unions should form corporate alliances in order to gain more power, Alexander Hertel-Fernandez said. “Union-management coalitions have been successful in the past in pressuring Democrats to moderate their policy agenda, especially on climate and environmental" law
December 4, 2019
A $6-million gift from Muhtar Kent, former chairman and CEO of the Coca-Cola Company, will support a practical, innovative leadership education program, visiting scholars, fellowships, and research.
December 4, 2019
Forbes Education 30 Under 30
We're pleased to see Niara Valeria MPA ’18 and Rahel Tekola MPA ’18 on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list; their startup Learnabi aims to bring personalized learning to struggling students in the United States
December 4, 2019
Columbia News
In 2019, University Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz traveled the world discussing progressive economics; wrote the book "People, Power and Profits," and was honored with Doctor Honoris Causa by Sciences Po while teaching there as an Alliance Visiting Professor.
December 4, 2019
SIPA's Diane Vaughan's book, 'The Challenger Launch Decision,' was referenced by Hatebase Cofounder Timothy Quinn as giving way to helping understand why the gender gap persists.