The Awesome Scientific Perk of Being a Total Slob

Professor Eric Abrahamson encourages clutter saying too much organization can be distracting and hinder productive work.

Congratulations, Class of 2016!

Last week, Columbia Business School officially minted the Class of 2016 as MBAs.

On Saturday, May 14, Executive MBA candidates attended their own School-specific Recognition Ceremony at Dodge Fitness Center, where they were treated to remarks by Dean Glenn Hubbard, as well as from faculty members, staff members, and fellow EMBA students.

15 Top Takeaways from the Centennial Symposium

A look at the biggest ideas from Columbia Business School’s 100th-anniversary event.

The Commander of the International Space Station Says One Trait That sets a Top Astronaut Apart Can Be Found in Any Successful Businessperson

In a live chat aboard the International Space Station, Tim Kopra ’13, NASA commander, Expedition 47 discusses leadership traits in top astronauts that are also found in effective business leaders.

Yes, There’s Now Science Behind Naming Your Baby

New research from Columbia Business School offers insights into the Nature of Baby Naming and Language

Diversity at Work: Report Examines Why It Matters and How to Achieve It

Research from Professor Adam Galinsky and Senior Vice Dean Katherine Phillips revealing benefits of diversity such as increased creativity and innovation, higher quality decisions, and economic growth is cited.

When Integrating a School, Does It Matter If You Use Class Instead of Race?

Senor Vice Dean Katherine Phillips cites benefits of bringing together people with ethnic and racial differences and notes, to date, there isn’t much empirical research on socioeconomic diversity.

Ten Women from the Class of 2017 to Watch

Paige Ford ‘17 is named one of 10 women to watch from the class of 2017.

Columbia University Community Shuttle

Columbia University Shuttle Bus Service for Senior Citizens and Disabled

Columbia University offers a Shuttle Bus Service for Senior Citizens and Disabled. Known as the Columbia Community Shuttle, this initiative provides free shuttle bus service for seniors and the disabled in the community, Monday – Friday from 9 am – 5 pm.

The shuttle is wheelchair accessible and free for people with disabilities, the elderly and a companion, or individuals with a service animal. Along with the Senior and Disabled Persons MetroCard, the Columbia Community Shuttle also accepts the Medicare Card and Access-A-Ride as acceptable forms of identification to use this service.

The shuttle connects 96th Street, the Morningside campus, the Medical Center, and Harlem Hospital
with stops at the following locations near subway stations: Columbia University Medical Center, Harlem Hospital, 125th Street & Broadway, 116th Street & Broadway, and 96th Street & Broadway.

To learn more view the slideshow below:

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Double Discovery Celebrates 50 Years of Helping High School Students

Five decades ago, a pair of Columbia undergraduates recognized striking inequality in access to higher education, so Roger Lehecka (CC’67, GSAS’74) and Steven J. Weinberg (CC’66) sought to overcome this divide by exposing local high school students to the rigor of Columbia and engaging undergraduates with the surrounding community.

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