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Researchers unlock the potential of trees for managing environmental impacts in cities

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As the global climate change conversation intensifies and nations look to minimize environmental impacts in their own backyards, nature-based solutions are garnering new levels of interest. Trees are …

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Researchers reveal how to turn a global warming liability into a profitable food security solution

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Like a mirage on the horizon, an innovative process for converting a potent greenhouse gas into a food security solution has been stalled by economic uncertainty. Now, a first-of-its-kind Stanford …

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Biden’s Economic Plans Collide With Inflation Reality

This article from Wall Street Journal is written by Amara Omeokwe and Andrew Restuccia

WASHINGTON—President Biden took office with a raft of economic plans to better position the U.S. to compete on the world stage and jump-start a labor market …

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Stocks Rise as Investors Shrug Off Omicron Worries

This article from Wall Street Journal is written by Caitlin Ostroff, Alexander Osipovich, and Frances Yoon

Stocks and oil prices bounced back from Friday’s selloff, with investors betting that the Omicron Covid-19 variant will cause less damage to the global …

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The Greater Good Challenge – This FRIDAY December 3rd – Register today for your chance to win $100!

Please join us for the second annual Greater Good Challenge, a live event that features SPS students and alums pitching their business ideas to the judges on Friday, 12/3/21 from 10am -12:00pm ET. Cast your vote during the event for …

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Career Design Lab Course

The CDL course on Canvas is designed to help you leverage best practices in your professional development.  There you will…

Optimize your Linkedin Profile

This LinkedIn Learning course will review on how to best optimize your LinkedIn profiles.   Rock Your Linkedin Profile

Product Management: Building a Product Strategy

Behind every successful product there is a clear strategic vision that takes both market and customer needs into account. Essentially,…

Building Professional Connections

In this LinkedIn Learning Class, you’ll learn how to start conversations that build real connections, and use social media to…

Interviewing for Product Management Jobs

Product management positions are fun, challenging, and lucrative—but the journey from first contact with recruiters to signing your offer letter…

Informational Interviewing

If you are looking for a job, considering a new career, or trying to advance in your current career, you…

Leading in Government

Many people feel that leading in government is a puzzle. While it certainly has its challenges, serving the public can…

Storytelling

Storytelling is a powerful way to make people care about products, brands, and causes. It can facilitate sales, marketing, presentations,…

Become a Government Project Manager

Government project management is known to have tougher deadlines, tighter budgets, and stricter requirements. Get the skills you need to…

Delivering an Authentic Elevator Pitch

Find out how to craft an authentic personal pitch while projecting competence and warmth—two key factors in making a great…

Stay Ahead in Construction Management

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Whether you’re a construction industry veteran looking to switch roles or a brand new construction manager trying to get your…

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Data visualization is ultimately the make-or-break moment for any data science operation or business analytics project. Develop a solid foundation…

Construction Management: Reading Civil Construction Drawings

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Construction personnel of all types needs to understand the role that civil construction drawings, or blueprints, play in the construction…

Data Science Foundations: Fundamentals

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Instructor Barton Poulson defines the relationships to other data-saturated fields such as machine learning and artificial intelligence. He reviews the…

Consulting Professional Weekly Tips

In this LinkedIn Learning class, you will learn topics such as staying connected with clients, setting pricing, blogging to increase your…

Writing a Successful Resume

Finding a great job starts with writing a great resume, one that speaks to your personal and professional strengths. Learn…

Writing a Cover Letter

Cover letters matter. When done right, they spell out clearly who you are, what you have to offer, and—most importantly—why…

The Data Science of Sports Management

If your fascination with sports has piqued an interest in data and statistics, getting a general understanding of data science…

The Data Science of Gaming and Fantasy Sports

In this course you will learn an overview of how the gambling and fantasy sports industries structure their offerings. Data…

Build Your Data Analysis Skills

Learn how to think about data, recognizing the questions to ask to get the right data. Identify the tools you…

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Employers only look at a resume for 7-10 seconds so it’s important to use a common …

Cover Letters
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Write a tailored cover letter for every job application you submit. Why? Because every job is different …

Career Design Lab Video Library

The Career Design Lab hosts a variety of career related events throughout the year. If you happened to miss an …

Career Design Workbook

The Career Design workbook will guide you in your career search through in-depth looks at industries, search techniques, and application …

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Whitney Bitner

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