Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Archives - State of the Planet

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

Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Seeks Fall 2018 Teaching Assistants

The Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development is currently accepting applications for Fall 2018 Teaching Assistant positions for two courses.

by |May 31, 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

Sustainability Education: Staying Positive While Trump Attacks Environmental Protection

Science, communication and learning will continue to transform our world, and our graduates will work hard to ensure that this transformation is largely positive.

by |April 30, 2018
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Students Take A Field Trip to the United Nations

On April 6th, students from the Sustainable Development program took a trip to the United Nations for a meeting with the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth.

by |April 20, 2018
Sam Goldberg

Sustainable Development Student Named Valedictorian of Columbia College Class of 2018

In addition to her academic achievements, undergraduate Sam Goldberg has excelled in her research in environmental sustainability, and stands out because of her passion to make the world a better place.

by |April 18, 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