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Academics and Activism: Where Global Warming and Racism Meet

A new student-driven course explores race, climate change, and social justice.

by |August 28, 2020
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Fall 2020 Remote Internships With the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment

Internships are available in the center’s three core areas of research: sustainable investments in extractive industries, land and agriculture, and investment law and policy.

Alumni Spotlight: Gabe Cowles, Creatively Adapting During the COVID-19 Crisis

He works for a company that normally makes batteries to support renewable energy. During the pandemic, however, they have pivoted to making hand sanitizer.

by Chandler Precht |August 27, 2020
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E.I. Teach Arms Educators With Climate Change Lesson Plans and Confidence

The training programs connected teachers with renowned scientists and other educators eager to inspire a new generation of environmental stewards.

by |August 25, 2020

Student Spotlight: Two Undergrads Interning to Advance NY State’s Climate Policy

Two students in the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development share their summer internship experiences and reflections.

by |August 24, 2020
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STEMSEAS: Not Just an Internship, An Adventure

The seagoing expedition program designed to bring diversity to the geosciences goes virtual.

by |August 18, 2020
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Alumni Spotlight: Diana McCarthy-Bercury Leads Sustainability in Branford, CT

She uses her Sustainability Management degree every day as the town’s sustainability and compliance manager.

by Chandler Precht |August 18, 2020

Student Spotlight: Two Leadership Award Winners Reflect on Their College Careers

Two award-winning graduating students share their experiences in the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development and plans for the future.

by Minji Ko |August 14, 2020
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Fall 2020 Earth Institute Internship Opportunities

The Earth Institute is offering undergraduate, graduate and PhD students opportunities to intern in various departments and research centers in a variety of administration, communications and research roles.

by Minji Ko |August 14, 2020

Celebrating the Sustainability Management Program’s 10th Anniversary

The M.S. in Sustainability Management program is excited to celebrate its tenth anniversary this fall. Learn more about its history and future.

by |August 4, 2020