Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Archives - State of the Planet

Student-led Sustainable Development Journal Celebrates Year of Rapid Growth

Editors of the journal Consilience look back on the successes of the 2019-2020 school year, and discuss goals for the new school year.

by Sophia Ahmed and Amar Bhardwaj |September 4, 2020

Student Spotlight: Eric Scheuch on Interning in the Nuclear Power Industry

A rising senior in the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development shares his summer internship experiences and professional growth.

by |August 28, 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

Student Spotlight: Two Leadership Award Winners Reflect on Their College Careers

Two award-winning graduating students share their experiences in the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development and plans for the future.

by Minji Ko |August 14, 2020

Student Spotlight: Sustainability Grads Explain What They Learned and What’s Next

Interviews with five students who recently received departmental honors for academic excellence in the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development.

by Minji Ko |July 31, 2020

Student Spotlight: Graduating Seniors Reveal How to Thrive in Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development

Three students discuss their experiences, achievements, and advice for the future students.

by Minji Ko |July 17, 2020

Sustainable Development Career Panel and Alumni Networking

Alumni shared their insights, experiences, and advice for current students.

by Minji Ko |June 18, 2020

How Water Infrastructure Can Enhance Sustainability

Guests at the Sustainable Development Speaker Series discussed how water infrastructure can be leveraged to protect the environment and address poverty, inequality, and social inclusion.

by Minji Ko |June 5, 2020
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Congratulations to the 2020 Graduates in Sustainability and Environmental Science

Earth Institute faculty offer their encouragement and advice for the newest crop of graduates who will change the world.

by |May 20, 2020

‘Building’ Sustainability for Buildings

As part of the Spring 2020 Speaker Series, the CEO of Urban Green Council spoke to students about policy solutions to improve energy efficiency in buildings.

by Minji Ko |May 13, 2020