Social Enterprise News
May 05, 2013
Profs. Fisman and Usher, co-directors of the Social Enterprise Program, discuss the importance of equipping student entrepreneurs with the framework and ideas that will help them in innovating for social change.
What Is the Best Way of Innovating for Social Change?
February 21, 2013
Bruce Usher Named First Elizabeth B. Strickler ’86 and Mark T. Gallogly ’86 Faculty Director of Social Enterprise Program
The generous endowed gift will support the teaching, research, and ancillary activities related to Usher’s role as the SEP’s co-director.
May 04, 2012
The article discusses Prof. Gonen ’04 and his appointment as New York City’s deputy commissioner for recycling and sustainability.
A Recycling Czar for New York City
April 24, 2012
In an article for The Huffington Post, Director of the Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center Murray Low discusses the annual A. Lorne Weil Outrageous Business Plan Competition. A photo gallery of students who pitched their business plans is also featured.
12 Outrageous Business Plans
February 28, 2012
Women should own the stories of their careers, declared Debra Coughlin ’82 during her keynote speech at the 19th Annual Columbia Women in Business (CWIB) Conference.
December 05, 2011
The School’s Nonprofit Board Leadership Program is showcased in an article examining the development of the next generation of nonprofit board leaders. Ryan Bell ’12, Tess Mateo ’97, and Sandi Wright, Director, Nonprofit Board Leadership Program are featured.
MBAs Lend Their Skills to Nonprofit Boards
October 31, 2011
The article features Bruce Usher’s, Co–Director of the Social Enterprise Program, role at the School and his Finance & Sustainability course.
Sustainability lessons from the boardroom
August 17, 2011
The piece discusses how Prof. Berman’s Strategic Philanthropy course helped Joanne Greenstein ’09 and Katherine Szostak MBA ’12 candidate gain a holistic view of the field.
Philanthropy Gains Eager Followers in B–Schools
April 18, 2011
The FT features Prof. Horton's role and thoughts on the value of Columbia Business School Executive Education and King Khalid Foundation's program to impart skills to nonprofit leaders in Saudi Arabia.
From New York to Riyadh
October 05, 2010
The largest gift in the School's history will be used to support the construction of Columbia Business School's new state-of-the-art facilities in Manhattanville.
August 13, 2010
Paul Milstein, leading New York real estate developer, philanthropist, and friend to the School, died on August 9.
March 15, 2010
MSNBC features research from Professor Dana Carney, who studies social judgment and decision making, that found the differences in the physiological and cognitive responses of both high- and low-power liars. The researchers found that subjects assigned leadership roles were buffered from the negative effects of lying. Across all measures, the high-power liars Ã¢?? the leaders Ã¢??resembled truthtellers, showing no evidence of cortisol reactivity (which signals stress), cognitive impairment or feeling bad. In contrast, low-power liars Ã¢?? the subordinates Ã¢?? showed the usual signs of stress and slower reaction times.