Education Archives - State of the Planet

New Class on Predicting the Effects of Climate Change on Global Forests

Brendan Buckley discusses his course, Predicting the Effects of Climate Change on Global Forests, which is offered this spring.

by |February 4, 2019

A Record 16 Leading Sustainability Practitioners Headed to Practicum

The Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership, a course in the M.S. in Sustainability Management program, will host a record 16 leading sustainability practitioners this spring.

by |January 18, 2019

Tackling Real-World Sustainability Challenges in the Senior Capstone Workshop Briefings

On December 7, upperclassmen in the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development presented their final briefings for their capstone workshop.

by |December 14, 2018

Seeing the Forest for More Than the Trees: Adding Conservation into Holistic Development

International development increasingly recognizes that governance, economic growth, health, and human well-being are inextricably linked—multisectoral programming is the order of the day. But conservation too often gets left out of the picture.

by |November 20, 2018

2019 Internship with Dr. David Maurrasse

Are you a Columbia or Barnard student seeking an internship for spring 2019? Apply now to intern with Dr. David Maurrasse, researching philanthropic initiatives and strategic partnerships.

by |November 14, 2018

Alum Talks Systems Thinking for Sustainable Development

Sustainable Development alum Anna LoPresti spoke to us about her belief in a systems approach, and how she uses one in her current work with SDG USA.

by |November 12, 2018

Student Spotlight: A Shift From Education to Environmental Science and Policy

Pivoting from a career in high school science education, Sid Tulsiani hopes to engage with issues of climate change and energy.

by |November 12, 2018

Navigating the Changing Landscape of Sustainability

MS in Sustainability Management alum Sargam Saraf shared some advice for current and prospective students who want to build a career in corporate sustainability.

by |November 8, 2018

Consulting for a Sustainable Future

First Environment talks the importance of integrating economic and environmental sustainability at a Speakers Series’ event on October 19.

by |November 7, 2018

What’s in Our Waste Bins?

Sustainability Management student Asami Tanimoto dug through the university’s trash to discover what we’re throwing out, and how we can do better.

by |November 5, 2018