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Highlights From the 2023 Climate School Class Day and Commencement

Congratulations, graduates!

by |May 17, 2023
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Congratulations to the 2023 Graduates of the Columbia Climate School

Students graduating from the MA in Climate and Society program celebrated their Class Day ceremony today.

by |May 12, 2023
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Benjamin Preneta: Centering the Human Element in the Climate Crisis

What do African history, atmospheric dynamics, and military service all have in common? Preneta is combining his experience in each of them in order to advance climate solutions after he graduates from the Climate and Society program.

by |May 9, 2023

The Joy of Graduation Season and the Centrality of Education

Graduation ceremonies are a time to step back, reflect, and savor progress and accomplishments. These ceremonies signify much more than the passage of time; they are evidence of work, dedication, and sacrifice.

by |May 8, 2023

Student Spotlight: Christine Ow

After she graduates from the Environmental Science and Policy program in May, Ow will work at the intersection of water and technology.

by Saj McBurrows |April 25, 2023