Education Archives - State of the Planet

Student Kevin Webb Connects His Venture Capital Experience to Sustainability

Webb comes from a career of more than 8 years in early-stage venture capital and is now a student in the Sustainability Science program at Columbia University.

by |October 31, 2019
Young protestors in a parade

Five Ways Schools Can Advance Sustainability and Climate Justice

It is more important than ever for schools, educators, and students to lead the way toward a more sustainable future.

by |October 24, 2019
Decorative banner for the Earth Institute Postdoctoral Research Program

Last Chance to Apply to the 2020 Interdisciplinary Postdoc Program

If you’re a recent PhD interested in sustainable development, apply by October 30.

by |October 23, 2019

Alum Trained and Ready for Climate Action in Any Environment

Since graduating from the Sustainability Management program, Megan Ross has positioned herself for long-term career growth in climate adaptation.

by |October 17, 2019

The Role of the University in Environmental Sustainability

A model of engagement and connecting research and education to problem-solving is particularly important in the field of environmental sustainability.

by |October 14, 2019

Out on the Farm With SEE-U NYC

This summer, the Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates gave students an in-depth look at the food systems in and around NYC.

by |October 11, 2019

Q&A With Sustainable Engineering Expert Tom Abdallah

The chief environmental engineer for the MTA New York City Transit is currently teaching the Capstone Workshop in the Sustainability Management masters program.

by |October 9, 2019

Closing the Loop on Urban Food Waste

Riyana Razalee, a current student in the MS in Sustainability Management program, is building from the ground up a career in agriculture and food systems.

by |October 3, 2019

Alum Spotlight: Lindsey Walter, Clean Energy Policy Advisor

This graduate of the Sustainable Development undergraduate program develops and advocates for policies that will help get the U.S. to net-zero emissions.

by |September 27, 2019

Alum Works on Embedding Sustainability into Business Operations

Andrea Gomez Vesga works at ABM Industries Inc. as their corporate sustainability manager.

by |September 24, 2019