education Archives - State of the Planet

Columbia Climate School Postdoctoral Research Program Now Accepting Applications for 2023

The application deadline is October 31.

by |September 7, 2022

Sylhet City, Geology, and Packing Up

We finished our electromagnetic survey and mini-field school in northern Sylhet, Bangladesh, with lectures and field trips to see the geology by car and boat.

by |May 27, 2022

Start of the Mini-Field School

We were joined in our electromagnetic investigation of the subsurface and earthquake hazard by a group of US and Bangladeshi students and professors for a mini-Field School.

by |May 20, 2022

Tea Gardens to the Rescue

We switched to deploying our equipment for imaging faults and the structure beneath the surface to tea gardens to get away from power lines and buried the cables to protect them from gnawing foxes.

by |May 12, 2022

The Canary in the Coal Mine: Frank Granshaw on Glaciers and Geoscience Education

Frank Granshaw discusses changes in geoscience, education, and glaciers throughout his career as a glacial geologist and climate science educator.

by |March 23, 2022

Course Spotlight: Political Context of Environmental Management and Environmental Advocacy

Sara Tjossem’s policy courses transform students’ environmental passions into actions.

by Taylor Goto |August 18, 2021
Huehca Omeyocan dancers

Decolonizing Through Music and Dance: Reflections From Huehca Omeyocan

The co-founder of a group that promotes the cultural practices of the Anahuac Indigenous people explains how this work contributes to decolonization and sustainability.

by Obi Eneh |July 9, 2021

What is Water: A Child’s Perspective

A short film shows that kids know more about water and water quality than we think they do.

by Frederique Fyhr |May 7, 2021
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Sustainable Development Program Seeks Teaching Assistants for Fall 2021

The deadline to apply Is May 3 at 11:55pm.

by |March 26, 2021

Radhika Iyengar Tackles Educational Inequalities in Developing Countries

She’s fighting for access to education for some of India’s most marginalized groups, and finding creative ways to blur the line between schools and communities.

by |March 8, 2021