General Earth Institute Archives - State of the Planet

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Building Peace in Colombia Through Youth Programs

For decades, the South American country has been embroiled in violence and conflict. The Youth, Peace, and Security program is supporting young peace-builders in Medellín, and learning from them as well.

by |June 6, 2018

Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Seeks Fall 2018 Teaching Assistants

The Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development is currently accepting applications for Fall 2018 Teaching Assistant positions for two courses.

by |May 31, 2018

First Impressions at Columbia’s Earth Institute

It has been a fantastic first few weeks at the Earth Institute in my role as the new director. Reflecting on this early time here, I’d like to highlight something that I found particularly special about the Earth Institute: activities that go beyond Columbia and engage with the real world.

by |May 23, 2018
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New Round of Funding Supports Earth Institute Research Around the Globe

The President’s Global Innovation Fund will provide grants to four Earth Institute research projects.

by |May 18, 2018
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Earth Institute Celebrates Earth Day 2018 in Herald Square

As part of NYC’s Car-Free Earth Day, we took to the streets to spread the word about climate change.

by |April 23, 2018
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Students Take A Field Trip to the United Nations

On April 6th, students from the Sustainable Development program took a trip to the United Nations for a meeting with the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth.

by |April 20, 2018
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Sustainable Development Student Named Valedictorian of Columbia College Class of 2018

In addition to her academic achievements, undergraduate Sam Goldberg has excelled in her research in environmental sustainability, and stands out because of her passion to make the world a better place.

by |April 18, 2018

Teaching Assistantships Available for Summer Courses in Environmental Science and Policy

The Masters in Public Administration program in Environmental Science and Policy is looking to hire teaching assistants for its summer 2018 courses.

by |April 13, 2018
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Summer Internship with the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development

An intern is needed to help with the overall program administration and to assist with special projects.

by |April 6, 2018
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Summer 2018 Internship Opportunities at the Earth Institute

The deadline for applications is May 1.

by |March 30, 2018