On Nov. 16, the Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy program held its annual Alumni Networking Day. The event, hosted by The Earth Institute, welcomed more than 70 alumni, current students and faculty for a panel and networking reception held at Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs.
On July 31, students from the Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy program met with representatives from diverse professional fields for a Career Development Panel. Moderated by Monica Pham (MPA-ESP ’13), this panel gave students the opportunity to see the potential far-reaching applications of a degree in Environmental Science and Policy.
On July 1, students from the Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy program traveled to the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory to expose the students to the research being conducted by Lamont researchers.
Students and faculty from the Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy program toured the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, N.Y., recently to see how environmental science, policy and public activism come together in an urban setting.
Christoph Meinrenken, Associate Research Scientist with the Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy led a seminar on Product Lifecycle Assessment and Carbon Footprinting. This seminar is part of the Sustainability Skills Series available to students in the Earth Institute education programs.
The Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA-ESP) program will be participating in a variety of upcoming recruitment fairs and information sessions across the United States in the coming months. If you would like to learn more about our program, please join us at these events, which are free of charge and [...]
Having multiple interests is an asset in a world where complex problems necessitate holistic solutions from practitioners who can communicate with a multitude of stakeholders. “Interdisciplinary study is the way of the future because among different stakeholders, communication is key,” said student David Katz. Students from Columbia University’s Ph.D. program in Sustainable Development and the MPA in Environmental Science and Policy program share their experiences with undergraduates in the Columbia community.
Are you interested in learning more about the 12-month MPA in Environmental Science and Policy? Join us for information sessions in Chicago, Indiana and Michigan, where you can speak with a program representative to learn more about the exciting opportunities that you will have as a student in the program. The MPA in Environmental Science and Policy is housed at the School of International and Public Affairs and designed by the Earth Institute, Columbia University.
Expected to graduate in May 2012, Cindy Hollenberg, is confident that climatology has been her favorite class to date because it’s dynamic, but she can’t choose just one area of environmental policy and management that interests her most. “I have a difficult time choosing just one for the same reason that I was drawn to the program – I want to learn about and do it all!”
The Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Environmental Science and Policy program will be traveling across the country this fall to talk to prospective students at graduate fairs and college campuses. The program was jointly developed by Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and the Earth Institute, and it trains sophisticated managers and [...]