Pulitzer Foundation Archives - State of the Planet

Student Researchers Past and Present Share their Work on Sustainable Development

On Friday, April 23, 2010, the Earth Institute hosted its annual Student Research Showcase. More than 25 students shared their cutting-edge research on environmental and sustainable development through short presentations, followed by a poster session that gave participants the chance for more detailed discussions with the presenters. The student researchers represented a wide range of… read more

by |June 16, 2010

Ceil and Michael E. Pulitzer Foundation Renews Support of Ethiopia Water, Educational Initiatives

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/10782447[/vimeo] The Ceil and Michael E. Pulitzer Foundation renewed its commitment to water and educational initiatives in Ethiopia with a $354,050 gift.  The foundation’s continued support will benefit the last phase of the Water Capture System in Koraro, Ethiopia, fellowships in Earth Institute Masters programs and Millennium Villages project interns. Students whose internships were supported… read more

by |April 30, 2010

Improving Lives in Koraro, Ethiopia, Through the Millennium Villages Project

In July 2009 more than 20 people from eight countries set out for the Millennium Village cluster of Koraro, in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia, to see firsthand the progress and challenges experienced by one of the most remote Millennium Villages. Individuals represented the Earth Institute, Millennium Promise, Millennium Villages project (MVP) sites in… read more

by |September 17, 2009