Tag: undergraduate special concentration in sustainable development

Sustainable Development Spring 2015 Workshop Briefings

by | 3.13.2015 at 2:18pm

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

Senior Shares Insights on Sustainable Development Program

by | 3.13.2015 at 12:22pm
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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.

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Positions for Fall 2015

by | 3.11.2015 at 12:59pm
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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.

Social Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development

by | 3.6.2015 at 12:42pm

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.

Record Numbers at the Annual All Ivy Sustainability Career Fair

by | 3.4.2015 at 2:49pm
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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.

Alumna Finds Good Fit for Communication Skills

by | 2.9.2015 at 2:32pm
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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.

Sustainable Development through the Lens of NYC Government

by | 1.16.2015 at 12:26pm
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Have you ever wondered about how sustainability plans develop within local government? Michael Freedman-Schnapp, director of the New York City Council’s Policy & Innovation Division, recently spoke with students about this topic at a Sustainable Development Speaker Series event.

Sustainable Development Fall 2014 Workshop Briefings

by | 12.11.2014 at 12:03am
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This fall, students in the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development unveiled innovative solutions for sustainability issues as part of their Capstone Workshop. Under the guidance of professors Stuart Gaffin and Radley Horton, students worked as consultants for organizations such as the United States Military Academy at West Point, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law and New York City’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency. On December 5th, students gathered to present their final briefing to fellow Columbia University students, faculty and staff. Read more about the projects below.

Rising Star Shows Passion for Sustainable Development Abroad

by | 12.8.2014 at 12:53pm
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Alyssa Menz’ upbringing and interests have shaped her enthusiasm and fascination for environmental policy and human-environment interactions. Her studies in sustainable development and learning experiences abroad in Jordan, the Middle East and Kenya have further fueled her passion for international environmental policy and conflict resolution. After graduating from the program, Alyssa hopes to continue her sustainable development senior thesis research on sustainable bushmeat farming in Kenya.

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Positions for Spring 2015

by | 11.13.2014 at 4:26pm
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The Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development is currently accepting applications for spring 2015 teaching assistant positions.