Student Profile: Sherif Kamal

by | 1.13.2015 at 12:54pm
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For Sherif Kamal, the MPA in Environmental Science and Policy program offered a unique blend of science and policy to help further his career international policy design. Through leadership roles in both classes and social groups, Sherif is gaining invaluable management experience while learning about current environmental challenges.

What Will You Leave Behind? How Personal Legacy Affects Pro-environmental Behavior

by | 1.8.2015 at 12:27pm
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New research from the Center for Research on Environmental Decisions finds that personal legacy can be a motivator to encourage pro-environmental behaviors.

MS Student Sets Sights on Renewable Energy Finance

by | 1.8.2015 at 12:26pm
M.S. in Sustainability Management student Janice Tran

Prior to joining the Master of Science in Sustainability Management (MSSM) program, current student Janice Tran interned with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs as well as with JPMorgan Chase as an EDF Climate Corps Fellow. She believes in managing carbon emissions without compromising economic growth and credits the MSSM program’s diverse array of courses has helped her develop skills and gain tools to effectively pursue this goal.

MPA Alum Focuses on a Green Future for New York City

by | 1.6.2015 at 5:52pm
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Through her role as a Parks Analyst with the New York City Department Parks and Recreation, Katie Edmond (MPA-ESP ’14) is working toward a greener future for New Yorkers in high-need communities.

Celestial Music

by | 1.2.2015 at 6:51pm
The new field of astroseismology provides new insight into stars' structure.

Did you ever watch stars, and hear distant singing?
New telescopes see that the galaxy’s ringing!
Listen now carefully, open your ears
To Johannes Kepler’s great “music of spheres.”

How to Make Good on the Promise of Water as a Human Right

by | 12.22.2014 at 9:00am
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Is the creation of a National Water Framework Law or other stronger national legislation the right approach to creating a more sustainable water regime in India? To answer that question, one has to look at the current constitutional status of water rights in the country.

MS Alum Leads Green Initiatives at McGraw Hill Financial

by | 12.18.2014 at 10:49am
Jaclyn Bouchard

Master of Science in Sustainability Management alum, Jaclyn Bouchard (’14) came into the program with an academic background in biology and energy management and professional experience working for sustainability-focused startup companies. The analytical and collaborative skills that Jaclyn acquired from the program propelled her to become the Manager of Corporate Responsibility at McGraw Hill Financial, one of the leading companies in credit ratings, benchmarks, and analytics. Jaclyn hopes to continue the McGraw Hill Financial’s efficiency projects and initiatives through her position.