Category: Donor and Partner News

Donor Communications and Research Summer-Fall Internship Opportunity

by | 5.18.2015 at 11:31am

The Office of Funding Initiatives is seeking an intern to provide research and communications support for the summer and fall 2015 terms. Tasks will include donor/prospect research, database maintenance, mailing support and communications and writing.

Preparing Future Leaders through Partnerships

by | 5.18.2015 at 10:09am
A group of students showcase their Commitment to Action, the "Malaria Awareness Program", at the annual Clinton Global Initiative meeting

The latest Clinton Global Initiative University conference in March brought together students and influential world leaders to discuss projects in such areas as reforestation in Haiti, coastal resilience in Florida, mobile food trucks for disadvantaged areas and new mobile apps to address issues of public health.

Earth Institute Annual Fund Update

by | 5.4.2015 at 4:16pm

To date, we have seen an increase in donations of over 100 percent from the entirety of 2013. These gifts have come in from all over the world, spanning 32 countries and representing interest in diverse areas of research. Our donors have shown their passion for and dedication to the work we do here at EI. We are very grateful and can’t wait to continue this growth!

Lamont-Doherty Strategic Plan

by | 4.17.2015 at 10:58am
Lamont Strategic Plan

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory has been a leader in the study of our planet since its founding 65 years ago. Today, Observatory scientists continue the institution’s long tradition of addressing important questions in the Earth and planetary sciences. 

New Summer Course Tackles Environmental Sustainability in the Middle East

by | 3.5.2015 at 5:14pm
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Environmental issues know no boundaries. These problems transcend national borders and the solution to them lies in a collaborative approach to the management of shared natural resources. A clear example can be found in the Middle East and, this summer, a new field study course will take 10 Columbia University students to Jordan and Israel to learn about how these two countries are tackling environmental sustainability.

Record Numbers at the Annual All Ivy Sustainability Career Fair

by | 3.4.2015 at 2:49pm
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The Annual All Ivy Environmental and Sustainable Development Career Fair brought in a record number of recruiters and students last Friday, making it the largest and most successful fair in the event’s 12-year history.

Donor Communications and Research Internship Opportunity

by | 2.4.2015 at 6:22pm

The Office of Funding Initiatives is seeking an intern to provide research and communications support for the Spring 2015 semester. Tasks will include donor/prospect research, database maintenance, mailing support and communications and writing.

Matching Funds Boost Contributions through Dec. 31

by | 12.3.2014 at 11:42am
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The Earth Institute will benefit this holiday season from a matching gift from dedicated donor Betsee Parker, who will match your contributions dollar for dollar up to $300,000 this holiday season.

Reduce, Reuse and Re-(bi)cycle

by | 8.28.2014 at 3:42pm
Audra Stark, Climate Ride

Audra Stark plans to pedal 300 miles from New York City to Washington, D.C., from Sept. 20-24 to raise money for The Earth Institute and other organizations working on the issues of climate, environment and transportation. “Too often I’ve found myself and others complaining about and debating an issue without taking action in our daily lives,” she said. “Joining Climate Ride is one more way I can act on my lifelong concern about climate change, and take a further step on my personal road to a low carbon footprint.”

Our Fiscal Year Ends June 30: Donate Now to Help Us Finish Strong!

by | 6.26.2014 at 4:47pm
Donate Now

The end of our fiscal year is just one week away and we need your support more than ever. This year, the generosity of Earth Institute supporters allowed our award-winning scientists and researchers to pursue groundbreaking initiatives in the fields of earth and environmental sciences, ecology, engineering and architecture, law, medicine and public health, economics, political science, public policy, ethics and management, and more to advance global sustainable development.