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Announcing ‘EI Teach’ for K-12 Educators

The Earth Institute’s inaugural professional development training effort will provide cutting-edge content and tools to prepare K-12 educators to teach climate change in the classroom.

by |June 29, 2020

Sustainable Development Career Panel and Alumni Networking

Alumni shared their insights, experiences, and advice for current students.

by Minji Ko |June 18, 2020
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Sustainability Science Capstone Workshop Investigates Microplastics in the Hudson River

A student group examined the types of microplastics entering the river, and created a way for citizen scientists to help with the research.

by |June 17, 2020
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Real-World Lessons From the Spring 2020 Environmental Science and Policy Workshop

Students investigated policy or management problems faced by their clients in government and nonprofit agencies.

by Greg Hopper |June 4, 2020
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Graduate Student Internship Available With the Women, Peace and Security Program

This is a virtual, paid graduate-level internship that will run from July through September 2020. Apply by June 8.

by |May 28, 2020
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Congratulations to the 2020 Graduates in Sustainability and Environmental Science

Earth Institute faculty offer their encouragement and advice for the newest crop of graduates who will change the world.

by |May 20, 2020
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EI LIVE K12: RSVP for Our Upcoming May Sessions

Learn how to design your own microbe, decode Python script, and much more in these live sessions taught by Earth Institute experts.

by |April 28, 2020
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Jessica Haller: Alum, Climate Activist, and City Council Contender

The Environmental Science and Policy alum is running for New York City Council on a platform that emphasizes sustainability, resilience, and equity.

by Greg Hopper |April 24, 2020
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Remote Summer 2020 Internships With the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment

Interns will assist the center in its mission to develop and disseminate solutions that maximize the impact of international investment for sustainable development.

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Earth Institute Goes Live in Video Series for K12 Students and Educators

Through ‘EI Live,’ experts from across the Earth Institute will share their work through live lectures, interactive activities, and demos. The series launches April 6.

by |March 30, 2020