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Undergraduates Will Develop Green Geodatabase for University

An undergraduate course in the Sustainable Development Program recently received a Course Support grant from the Earth Institute to conduct a special fieldwork project to develop the Columbia University Green Geodatabase.

by |July 24, 2015
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New 5-Year Program in Sustainable Development & Sustainability Management

Columbia University’s Earth Institute and School of Continuing Education, in collaboration with Columbia College and General Studies, are pleased to announce the launch of an Accelerated Program in Sustainable Development and Sustainability Management. Through this new program, majors and special concentrators in sustainable development can earn both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in just five years, saving time and money.

by |June 14, 2015
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From the Nile to the Sundarbans: the Undergraduate Capstones

This spring, students in the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development presented innovative solutions to sustainability issues as part of their Capstone Workshop. Their clients ranged from the United States Military Academy at West Point to the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law.

by |June 8, 2015
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Summer 2015 Internship Openings

Are you a Columbia or Barnard student seeking an internship for summer 2015? Are you interested in topics of sustainability and environmental policy? Apply to be an Administrative and Research intern in the Executive Director’s Office at the Earth Institute. Interns will provide research and editing support for reports, articles, case studies, and presentations, and administrative support as needed. Apply by April 27th!

by |April 6, 2015

Sustainable Development Spring 2015 Workshop Briefings

Seniors in the Capstone Workshop in Sustainable Development will deliver their final recommendations May 1 after working collaboratively on client projects this past semester.

by |March 13, 2015
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Senior Shares Insights on Sustainable Development Program

For senior Norman Shafto, the interdisciplinary approach of the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development helped him link his interests in electrical engineering and environmental science.

by |March 13, 2015
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Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Positions for Fall 2015

The Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development is currently accepting applications for Fall 2015 teaching assistant positions. Applicants must be current full-time CU students enrolled in a degree granting program, and be graduate students and undergraduate juniors or seniors.

by |March 11, 2015

Social Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development

Every year, the Clinton Global Initiative, in partnership with the Hult Business School, organizes a social entrepreneurship start-up competition challenging students to address the world’s toughest problems. Winners of the prize receive $1 million in seed capital to launch their start-up, as well as membership to Hult’s start-up incubator.

by |March 6, 2015
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Record Numbers at the Annual All Ivy Sustainability Career Fair

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.

by |March 4, 2015
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Alumna Finds Good Fit for Communication Skills

Kathy Zhang CC ’13, is a graduate of the undergraduate sustainable development major program. She’s applying her skills in communications and other areas now at the Sustainable Development Solutions Network.

by |February 9, 2015