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Fall 2018 Internship With Steve Cohen

Professor Steven Cohen is seeking two interns to provide broad administrative and research support for fall 2018.

by |July 17, 2018

This Summer, Global Fellows Take Theory into the Field

Four students are undertaking sustainable development fieldwork in Brazil, Iceland, and New York City through the Global Fellows Program.

by |July 16, 2018

Our Democracy Needs Science Now More Than Ever

In a world filled with fake news and “alternative facts,” science is an integral part of an effective democracy that is based on truth and reality.

by |July 13, 2018

Immigration and American Values

The core American values of openness to new neighbors, tolerance, and the importance of family and charity are hard-wired into our culture.

by |July 2, 2018

Meet the 2019 Environmental Science and Policy Student Government Organization

The organization is critical in connecting Environmental Science and Policy students to each other, the alumni network, and School of International and Public Affairs.

by |June 29, 2018

Meet the Students Studying Transboundary Environmental Issues in the Middle East This Summer

For the fifth year, Columbia University and Tel Aviv University will collaborate to send grad students to the Middle East to learn about the environmental challenges facing communities in Jordan and Israel.

by |June 26, 2018

Rising Senior Shares Experience Taking on Sustainable Development and a Dual Degree

Elza Bouhassira spent two years in France as part of the Dual BA program. We asked her about the experience and her emerging outlook on sustainable development.

by |June 26, 2018
workshop for the youth, peace, and security program

Building Peace in Colombia Through Youth Programs

For decades, the South American country has been embroiled in violence and conflict. The Youth, Peace, and Security program is supporting young peace-builders in Medellín, and learning from them as well.

by |June 6, 2018

Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Seeks Fall 2018 Teaching Assistants

The Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development is currently accepting applications for Fall 2018 Teaching Assistant positions for two courses.

by |May 31, 2018

First Impressions at Columbia’s Earth Institute

It has been a fantastic first few weeks at the Earth Institute in my role as the new director. Reflecting on this early time here, I’d like to highlight something that I found particularly special about the Earth Institute: activities that go beyond Columbia and engage with the real world.

by |May 23, 2018