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Student Spotlight: Kate Morsink, Future Sustainability Consultant

After she completes the Sustainability Management program in December, Kate will work for the Boston Consulting Group, helping businesses inject sustainability into their core strategy.

by Frederique Fyhr |December 2, 2022
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Announcing a New Undergraduate Major: Climate System Science

Launched in partnership with the Columbia Climate School, the new major is aimed at students who want to understand the past, present, and future climate system, and learn strategies for solving the climate crisis.

by |December 1, 2022

Faculty Spotlight: John Williams

He’s teaching “Geographies of Environmental Justice and Sustainability” in the Sustainability Management program this fall.

by Frederique Fyhr |November 22, 2022
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Columbia Student Presents Climate Change Board Games at COP27

Sustainability Management student Jiangnan Shen co-founded a company that is exploring new ways to teach sustainable development. She tells us about the company’s games and how they can contribute to climate action.

by |November 18, 2022

Internship Opening With Climate School Admissions

The intern will support recruitment and marketing efforts.

by |November 15, 2022
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Sustainable Development Program Seeks Teaching Assistants for Spring 2023

The Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development is accepting applications for 10 courses.

by |October 18, 2022

Faculty Profile: Pooja Chawda

An alum of the Sustainability Management program, she is teaching a course on life cycle assessment this fall.

by Frederique Fyhr |October 12, 2022
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Presenting Climate LIVE K12: RSVP for Winter 2022 and Spring 2023 Sessions

In the Climate LIVE video series, experts from across the Columbia Climate School present climate and sustainability content for grade school and university students, educators, parents, and the public.

by Laurel Zaima and Christina Deodatis |October 11, 2022

Faculty Profile: Hayley Martinez

She’s co-teaching the Earth Institute Practicum this fall.

by Frederique Fyhr |October 5, 2022
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Applications Now Open: 2023 Virtual Executive Training on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture

The virtual training in May will provide an overview of pressing issues related to agricultural investments and introduce practical skills.