education Archives - State of the Planet

Come Learn in the Earth Institute’s New Non-Degree Programs This Fall

Join us for our non-degree programs launching this fall and connect to timely topics around climate and sustainability.

by |September 3, 2020

Alumni Spotlight: Pooja Chawda, Decarbonizing the Future by Cultivating Interconnectedness

Her degree in Sustainability Manage helps her to fuse policy with environment and social justice.

by |September 3, 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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Glacier Town at Risk in Next Great New Zealand Earthquake

The tourist town of Franz Josef, at the base of a large glacier of the same name, could be at the epicenter of the next magnitude 8 rupture along the Alpine Fault line.

by |August 21, 2020
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Students Study Conflict and Collaboration at Bears Ears

This year’s Clinic on Conflict and Collaboration in Natural Resource Management focused on the Bears Ears National Monument, conducting research to explore how the management of public lands contributes to peace and conflict among stakeholders in the region.

by Emma Venarde |August 12, 2020
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Internship Opportunity: Assist With Outreach for the All Ivy Career Fair

The Earth Institute seeks three interns to work remotely to support the first-ever virtual All Ivy Environmental and Sustainable Development Career Fair.

by |July 24, 2020
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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
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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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It Takes a Village to Teach a Child

During the pandemic and beyond, we should tap into the skills and knowledge of community members for our kids’ education and enrichment.

by Radhika Iyengar |May 28, 2020