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  • Environmental Sustainability Fellowship Awards – Deadline Extension

    Environmental Sustainability Fellowship Awards – Deadline Extension

    The School of International and Public Affairs, Environmental Sustainability Fellows will be awarded for the first time by the Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy program for the academic year 2012-2013. Environmental Sustainability Fellows will receive $20,000 each toward their tuition. We have extended the application deadline for the award to January…

  • Workshop Is Practical Training for Environmental Students

    Workshop Is Practical Training for Environmental Students

    MPA in Environmental Science and Policy students investigate sustainable fisheries, antibiotics in agriculture, hydrofracking, and the solar industry in New York. Students get real-world training analyzing environmental policy and proposing the best recommendations during program workshops.

  • Students Apply Classroom Skills as Sustainability Consultants

    Students Apply Classroom Skills as Sustainability Consultants

    From the classroom to the conference room, Sustainability Management students are applying the skills they learn throughout their coursework to projects for real world clients. The Capstone Workshop is the culmination of their graduate degree requirements and the launching point for their careers as professional sustainability managers. The student workshop groups presented midterm briefings to…

  • MS Student Tackles Challenges for a Sustainable Future

    MS Student Tackles Challenges for a Sustainable Future

    MS in Sustainability Management student Emily Briggs was drawn to the program by its “comprehensive and interdisciplinary structure and the breadth of courses it offered.” Emily recently discussed the growing need for sustainability managers.

  • Open House: Earth Institute Graduate Programs

    The Environmental and Sustainable Development Programs Open House is a wonderful opportunity for you to find out more about Columbia’s cutting-edge graduate degrees in sustainable development and environmental studies. We invite you to come explore our diverse offering of programs, have your application questions answered, and meet with current Columbia students and faculty. Attend the…

  • For Graduate, Applying Skills Got a Foot in the Door

    For Graduate, Applying Skills Got a Foot in the Door

    On September 16th, Oluseyi Fayanju, a graduate of the M.A. in Climate and Society program, spoke with current undergraduate students about his studies at Columbia and the professional experiences that led him to the Environmental Defense Fund. Although he originally planned to focus on climate change and energy after studying at the Earth Institute, Oluseyi…

  • Open House: Earth Institute Undergraduate Programs

    Open House: Earth Institute Undergraduate Programs

    Whether you are interested in global poverty alleviation, sustainable development, sustainability management, ecology or environmental policy, Columbia University has a program for you. Attend the Environmental and Sustainable Development Programs Open House from 4-7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24, Low Memorial Library, Columbia University (116th & Broadway) to learn more.

  • Sustainability Student Explains How “Smart Buildings” Are Better

    Sustainability Student Explains How “Smart Buildings” Are Better

    Building energy consumption is an important sustainability and economic issue, as buildings account for 40% of all energy consumed. In a recently published paper, M.S. in Sustainability Management student, Greg Falco, explains how Smart Buildings help address these issues, using data analytics to troubleshoot building system inefficiencies that result in unnecessary energy costs.

  • A Former Teacher Learns to Be an Effective Change Agent

    A Former Teacher Learns to Be an Effective Change Agent

    Expected to graduate in May 2012, Cindy Hollenberg, is confident that climatology has been her favorite class to date because it’s dynamic, but she can’t choose just one area of environmental policy and management that interests her most. “I have a difficult time choosing just one for the same reason that I was drawn to…

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  • Environmental Sustainability Fellowship Awards – Deadline Extension

    Environmental Sustainability Fellowship Awards – Deadline Extension

    The School of International and Public Affairs, Environmental Sustainability Fellows will be awarded for the first time by the Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy program for the academic year 2012-2013. Environmental Sustainability Fellows will receive $20,000 each toward their tuition. We have extended the application deadline for the award to January…

  • Workshop Is Practical Training for Environmental Students

    Workshop Is Practical Training for Environmental Students

    MPA in Environmental Science and Policy students investigate sustainable fisheries, antibiotics in agriculture, hydrofracking, and the solar industry in New York. Students get real-world training analyzing environmental policy and proposing the best recommendations during program workshops.

  • Students Apply Classroom Skills as Sustainability Consultants

    Students Apply Classroom Skills as Sustainability Consultants

    From the classroom to the conference room, Sustainability Management students are applying the skills they learn throughout their coursework to projects for real world clients. The Capstone Workshop is the culmination of their graduate degree requirements and the launching point for their careers as professional sustainability managers. The student workshop groups presented midterm briefings to…

  • MS Student Tackles Challenges for a Sustainable Future

    MS Student Tackles Challenges for a Sustainable Future

    MS in Sustainability Management student Emily Briggs was drawn to the program by its “comprehensive and interdisciplinary structure and the breadth of courses it offered.” Emily recently discussed the growing need for sustainability managers.

  • Open House: Earth Institute Graduate Programs

    The Environmental and Sustainable Development Programs Open House is a wonderful opportunity for you to find out more about Columbia’s cutting-edge graduate degrees in sustainable development and environmental studies. We invite you to come explore our diverse offering of programs, have your application questions answered, and meet with current Columbia students and faculty. Attend the…

  • For Graduate, Applying Skills Got a Foot in the Door

    For Graduate, Applying Skills Got a Foot in the Door

    On September 16th, Oluseyi Fayanju, a graduate of the M.A. in Climate and Society program, spoke with current undergraduate students about his studies at Columbia and the professional experiences that led him to the Environmental Defense Fund. Although he originally planned to focus on climate change and energy after studying at the Earth Institute, Oluseyi…

  • Open House: Earth Institute Undergraduate Programs

    Open House: Earth Institute Undergraduate Programs

    Whether you are interested in global poverty alleviation, sustainable development, sustainability management, ecology or environmental policy, Columbia University has a program for you. Attend the Environmental and Sustainable Development Programs Open House from 4-7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24, Low Memorial Library, Columbia University (116th & Broadway) to learn more.

  • Sustainability Student Explains How “Smart Buildings” Are Better

    Sustainability Student Explains How “Smart Buildings” Are Better

    Building energy consumption is an important sustainability and economic issue, as buildings account for 40% of all energy consumed. In a recently published paper, M.S. in Sustainability Management student, Greg Falco, explains how Smart Buildings help address these issues, using data analytics to troubleshoot building system inefficiencies that result in unnecessary energy costs.

  • A Former Teacher Learns to Be an Effective Change Agent

    A Former Teacher Learns to Be an Effective Change Agent

    Expected to graduate in May 2012, Cindy Hollenberg, is confident that climatology has been her favorite class to date because it’s dynamic, but she can’t choose just one area of environmental policy and management that interests her most. “I have a difficult time choosing just one for the same reason that I was drawn to…