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Examining the Effects of Green Infrastructure on Water Quality

A sustainable development undergraduate explains her summer research testing new innovations in green infrastructure.

by |August 22, 2018

Sustainable Development Alum Embraces Shift to Physical Sciences

Sustainable Development alum Sara Lytle talks her move to environmental engineering and tips for others looking to change their academic course.

by |August 9, 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

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

An Unforgettable Meeting with the Dalai Lama

A sustainable development alum recounts his exciting visit to Temple of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

by |June 7, 2018

Problem-Solving in Practice: Students Present Sustainability Solutions

On May 3, students in the Capstone Workshop in Sustainable Development presented their recommendations and solutions for real-world clients facing sustainability issues.

by |June 6, 2018

Changing Lives in Chicago with Sustainable Development

Wyatt Baker, Class of 2015, teaches sustainable development to high school students on Chicago’s West Side.

by |May 3, 2018
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Summer Internship with the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development

An intern is needed to help with the overall program administration and to assist with special projects.

by |April 6, 2018

New and Returning Employers at All Ivy Career Fair Indicate Growth in the Sustainability Job Market

New recruiters at the All Ivy Environmental & Sustainable Development Career Fair — which included 100 Resilient Cities, Ceres, Covanta, Under Armour, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Optoro — show strong growth in the environmental sustainability job market. 

by |February 22, 2018

Spring 2018 Earth Institute Undergraduate Research Assistant Opportunities

By Chandler Precht The Earth Institute, Columbia University, is offering undergraduate students with research assistant opportunities during the spring 2018 semester. Undergraduates from Columbia and Barnard will be able to serve as research assistants on research projects related to sustainable development and the environment with distinguished faculty and researchers at the cutting edge of this… read more

by |December 1, 2017