Earth Institute non-degree programs Archives - State of the Planet

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New Program for High School Students Will Explore Climate Complexity in Chile and Argentina

A Columbia Climate School expert shares her goals for the Climate Corps Pre-College Chile and Argentina Program.

by Laurel Zaima-Sheehy and Christina Deodatis |April 12, 2023

Meet Two Instructors of the Columbia Climate School in the Green Mountains Program

Learn about Climate School experts and their goals and plans for the program this summer.

by Laurel Zaima-Sheehy and Christina Deodatis |March 16, 2023

Columbia Climate School in the Green Mountains: Summer 2022 Students Share Their Experiences

Learn firsthand about our pre-college summer programs from past participants.

by Laurel Zaima-Sheehy and Christina Deodatis |January 4, 2023
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Takeaways From Our Professional Learning Workshops: Q&A With Robert W. van Zwieten

Working from the Philippines, Robert woke up early to attend two of our workshops. He shares his enthusiasm for continuous learning, and how these programs impacted his career.

by Laurel Zaima and Cassie Xu |September 26, 2022

Announcing Fall 2022 Professional Learning and Pre-College Offerings

Join us for another semester of exciting workshops at the Columbia Climate School.

by Christina Deodatis and Laurel Zaima |August 31, 2022
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Columbia Climate School Goes to the Green Mountains

This pre-college program in Castleton, Vermont, will mobilize students in grades 9–12 to take action and affect change in response to our warming planet.

by |April 16, 2021
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Youth Learn Important Leadership Lessons in Earth Institute Pre-College Program

An instructor shares some of the ideas behind the “Let the Youth Lead” workshop, plus feedback from learners on what they took away from it.

by Cassie Xu and Joan Lopez |February 4, 2021

A Learner’s Takeaways From the Earth Institute’s Professional Learning Program

A fall 2020 participant shares what drew her to the program and how it’s advancing her career and interests.

by Cassie Xu and Sarah Edmunds |February 1, 2021

New Offerings in Earth Institute’s Non-Degree Programs for Spring 2021

Join us for another exciting semester of non-degree learning opportunities around climate and sustainability.

by |January 4, 2021
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E.I. Teach Series to Host Educator Training on the Science of COVID-19

The training will provide educators with insights into the origins of the virus, the transmission dynamics, what the future might hold, and the impacts of the pandemic on teaching and learning.

by |November 10, 2020