MPA in Environmental Science and Policy News Archives - State of the Planet

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Gowanus Canal Visit Offers an Educational Opportunity to Environmental Science and Policy Students

Summer term students took a field trip to learn about the complex environmental, community, and legislative issues at play in this historic Brooklyn neighborhood.

by Carrie Fernandes, Sylvia Gan, and Tal Henig-Hadar |August 4, 2023
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A Proposal to Decouple Food Systems From Deforestation in Brazil

Students from the M.P.A. in Environmental Science and Policy program traveled to Brazil to present their policy proposal at the 2023 Global Public Policy Network Conference.

by Deanna Coleman |May 15, 2023

Alumni Spotlight: Stacia Carrington Takes on the Wildlife Trafficking Crisis

Her degree in Environmental Science and Policy set her up to make a difference in averting illegal wildlife trade.

by Alexis Earl |January 14, 2022

Alumni Spotlight: Sage Solomine Raises Funds for Big Cat Conservation

Sage Solomine leveraged her master’s degree from the Environmental Science and Policy program to achieve her goal of protecting big cats with Panthera.

by Alexis Earl |December 9, 2021
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RSVP for the Spring 2021 Earth Institute Research Showcase

Due to the global pandemic, students could not travel for research this year. However, that did not stop them from conducting impressive remote research.

by |March 30, 2021

Students Meet Industry Experts At Sustainability Careers Reception

An annual Earth Institute event aims to give students access to sustainability professionals in the region.

by |November 21, 2019

Alum Spotlight: Presidential Management Fellow Reflects on Transition to the Public Sector

An MPA in Environmental Science and Policy alum discusses her role as an international trade specialist and how Columbia helped facilitate a pivot to the public sector.

by |May 1, 2019

2019 All Ivy Career Fair Prepares Students and Alumni for Summer and Beyond

Over 800 students met with 79 recruiters at the 16th annual All Ivy Environmental and Sustainable Development Career Fair for job opportunities and internships.

by |April 10, 2019

Summer 2019 Teaching Assistantship Available in Environmental Science and Policy Program

The Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy is seeking to hire a teaching assistant for the Summer 2019 semester.

by |April 2, 2019

Alum Spotlight: Applying Management, Strategic Communication and Policy Expertise to Human and Environmental Health

MPA in Environmental Science and Policy alum Julie Manoharan leverages her degree to help shape communications strategies and program development.

by |January 29, 2019