Photos and videos from before, during, and after the Class Day ceremony, plus more from the university-wide Commencement ceremony.
Class Day 2022 Archives - State of the Planet
The inaugural class of Climate School students have finished their courses and donned their light blue caps and robes for the ceremony.
A soon-to-be graduate of the Columbia Climate School, Dedo will spend the summer creating playbooks for employees to convince their companies to advocate for climate policy.
A soon-to-be graduate of the Columbia Climate School, Arora will spend the summer interning at NASA.
An alum of the M.A. in Climate and Society program, Sal is a hair stylist working to promote decarbonization legislation and a climate movement that includes everyone.
A soon-to-be graduate of the Columbia Climate School, Resnick will spend the summer working as an environmental and sustainability program coordinator at a law firm.
Before graduating from the Columbia Climate School, Frolova will intern at the Bee Conservancy to raise awareness about the importance of protecting these industrious insects.
Environmental justice advocate Peggy Shepard will deliver the keynote address at Columbia Climate School’s inaugural Class Day ceremony on May 13.
In September, 90 students will begin their orientation for the M.A. in Climate and Society Program, the first degree program offered through Columbia’s Climate School.