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Funding Opportunities for Travel and Field Research in Spring 2020

Applications for the Spring 2020 Global Fellows and Travel Grant Programs are now open! Apply today for funding for your sustainability research.

by |December 13, 2019
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Spring 2020 Earth Institute Undergraduate Research Assistant Opportunities

A variety of undergraduate research assistant positions are available. Apply by January 29, 2020.

by |December 11, 2019
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Spring 2020 Earth Institute Internship Opportunities

A variety of undergraduate, graduate and PhD positions are available in various departments and research centers. Apply by January 29, 2019.

by |December 9, 2019

The Challenges of Planning for a Sustainable Dinner Party

Students in a sustainable development class learned how complicated it can be to account for economic, environmental and social concerns, even in something as simple as planning a meal.

by |November 25, 2019

Trip to the Catskills Teaches Students About NYC’s Water Supply

The visit revealed how collaborative efforts help to ensure the city receives high quality water with low treatment costs, while providing local jobs.

by Charlotte Munson, Stephanie Main and Lauren Ritchie |November 22, 2019

Speaker Series Guest Discusses Green Solutions

During her talk, Margaret Oloriz from Arcadis shared her experiences and knowledge in designing green infrastructure solutions to serve local communities.

by Minji Ko |November 21, 2019
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Sustainable Development Undergrads Win Third Place In Circular Economy Competition

The Columbia team impressed retail executives and economic experts with its idea for a company that reuses and repurposes discarded furniture.

by Jason Wong |November 19, 2019

Sustainable Development Seeking Teaching Assistants for Spring 2020

Applicants must be current full-time Columbia University students enrolled in a degree-granting program.

by Cari Shimkus |October 29, 2019

Building Greener Urban Environments Through Solar Energy

The Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development held the first Speaker Series of the semester with Solar One, a not-for-profit whose mission is to foster sustainability and resiliency in urban environments.

by |October 22, 2019

Alum Spotlight: Lindsey Walter, Clean Energy Policy Advisor

This graduate of the Sustainable Development undergraduate program develops and advocates for policies that will help get the U.S. to net-zero emissions.

by |September 27, 2019