This week’s events include the UNESCO World Press Freedom Day, Professional Report of Columbia’s Finances, and a series of photo essays on the Animacy of Nature!
This past Thursday, a Manhattan federal jury ruled that Geert Bekaert, a professor of economics at the Columbia Business School, is liable for retaliation against Enrichetta Ravina, a former researcher and assistant professor in the department, after she refused his sexual advances. As reported in the New York Times, Bekaert worked with Ravina on her research, which involved data to which […]
Columbia Business assistant professor Enrichetta Ravina is suing the university for 20 million dollars on charges of gender discrimination after allegedly being sexually harassed by a mentor professor and denied assistance from officials. (New York Times) Disney and its Marvel Studios have threatened to take their filming business away from Georgia if its new “religious freedom” […]
Last week, the annual CBS conference on business in india happened. CEOs and experts from a variety of fields that do work in India spoke and it was, for Bwog India Correspondent Max Rettig, an excellent experience. Read on for his views on the conference. Columbia Business School’s annual India Business Conference, a day-long program […]
A few days ago, the NYTimes ran a profile of Glenn Hubbard, B-school president and “Romney’s go-to economist.” The piece included this nugget—that PrezBo tried and failed to give Hubbard the boot: It’s been a well-kept secret, but faculty members say that in 2008, the president of Columbia, Lee C. Bollinger, wanted to bounce Mr. […]
Columbia has announced the next step in its plans for Manhattanville. In the wake of a $100 million donation earlier this year, the architecture firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro has been chosen to design the new Business School. The first architects to win a MacArthur Fellowship will draw up plans for two buildings, some of […]
This morning, lots of BSchool students and administration wearing exclusively charcoal gray and black suits gathered on 126th and Adam Clayton Powell to thank Henry Kravis for donating a whopping $100 million to the BSchool’s new Manhattanville campus. The gift is the largest in the BSchool’s history. BSchool-folk ate danishes and, today in silly cookies, […]