Tag: MPA in Environmental Science and Policy News

MPA Program Announces Full Fellowship Opportunity—Apply Now

by | 10.17.2014 at 12:30pm
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The Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy program now offers its first full-tuition grant, the Dean’s Environmental Science and Policy Fellowship. Apply by Nov. 1 for early admission.

MPA Alum Named to City and State’s 40 Under 40

by | 10.15.2014 at 1:38pm
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Alison Miller, a 2011 alumna of the MPA in Environmental Science and Policy program, was recently named one of 2014 City & State’s top 40 under 40 Rising Stars. The media company, devoted to covering New York politics and policies, nominates 40 exceptional individuals each year who are leaving their mark on New York City.

MPA Alum Focuses on Marine Conservation

by | 9.26.2014 at 1:02pm
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Olivia Kemp, a 2013 alumna of the MPA in Environmental Science and Policy program, is using the skills she developed in the program to develop her career focusing on conservation, food security and sustainable development. Now with Blue Ventures, Kemp is working with local communities in Madagascar to create a focus on community-led marine conservation.

MPA Students Join Thousands at People’s Climate March

by | 9.22.2014 at 1:06pm
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Members of the MPA in Environmental Science and Policy Class of 2015 joined a group of an estimated 400,000 New Yorkers and people from across the globe as members the People’s Climate March on Sunday, September 21. The was organized in advance of the United Nations 2014 Climate Summit, which will take place in New York City on Tuesday, September 23. World leaders will gather in New York to address climate change and its impact on our planet.

MPA ESP Alumni Discuss Success After Graduation

by | 9.16.2014 at 12:36pm
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As the MPA in Environmental Science and Policy Class of 2015 starts their second semester of courses, we invite you to learn more about the 682 alumni of the MPA in Environmental Science and Policy program.

MPA Program: Apply Now for Fellowship Opportunities

by | 9.8.2014 at 1:35pm
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The early decision deadline to apply for the Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Environmental Science and Policy at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs is approaching on November 1. By submitting your application for our early decision deadline, you will be considered for a prestigious Environmental Sustainability Fellows award, so start your application today!

Faculty Profile: Robert Cook

by | 8.29.2014 at 11:55am
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For Robert Cook, an adjunct professor in the MPA in Environmental Science program, teaching allows him to share his unique experiences in veterinary medicine and conservation research with students as they delve into public policy legislation in the Workshop in Applied Earth Systems Management.

MPA Students Explore Urban Parks

by | 8.25.2014 at 5:00pm
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During the second half of the summer semester for Columbia University’s MPA class in Environmental Science and Policy program, the students extended their classroom learning on urban ecology to outdoor field trips in Brooklyn and the Bronx to focus on how restorations of wetlands, forests, and rivers are changing the city.

Authors of Clean Air Act to Teach New Law Class

by | 8.21.2014 at 3:26pm
Leon G. Billings (left) and Thomas C. Jorling (right) will be teaching the Origins of Environmental Law class in the M.S. in Sustainability Management Program this fall.

In the 1970s, Congress enacted a series of environmental laws that defined the direction and character of environmental policy. This fall, the writers of that legislation will teach a new class at Columbia dedicated to the process that led to these seminal laws.

MPA Alum Focuses on Energy Planning and Compliance

by | 8.8.2014 at 3:22pm
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MPA in Environmental Science and Policy alum, Joseph Daniel (’12), is using the skills he developed in the program to give insight into the issues his clients at Synapse Energy Economics are struggling with in an effort to help them resolve issues in the most optimal way possible. Daniel joined the program in 2011 with several years of professional experience ranging from political advocacy to consulting.