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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

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

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

Sustainability Yes, But How?

So you want to make things “sustainable” at home or at work, and you can conceive of the changes that are needed. But do you know what it really takes to make the changes you want?

by |November 15, 2017

Environmental Protection in a New Age

Paul Gallay, president of Riverkeeper, sheds light on natural resource conservation, holding the government accountable, and how to get involved in environmental preservation at this crucial time in history.

by |November 10, 2017

Alumna Shares Her Experience as a Fulbright Scholar 

MJ Engel is an alumna of Columbia’s Undergraduate Sustainable Development Program and a U.S. Fulbright Scholar currently studying in China.

by |September 29, 2017

Part-Time Summer Internship in the Undergraduate Program

The Earth Institute is seeking an intern to work with the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development for the month of August. This position is a unique opportunity to help support our cutting-edge educational program at Columbia University.

by |July 24, 2017