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  • LEED Green Building Skills Give Graduate Students an Edge

    LEED Green Building Skills Give Graduate Students an Edge

    “LEED GA exam seems like the logical next stop to getting my sustainability career off the ground,” said a master’s student that recently benefitted from a LEED training sponsored by Columbia. The Earth Institute and Columbia University provides graduate students with top notch instruction in the classroom and practical sustainability training for their careers.

  • A Jordanian With International Development Experience Advances His Career

    A Jordanian With International Development Experience Advances His Career

    He wants to change his industrial hometown in Jordan and return with sustainable development best practices from the M.S. in Sustainability Management Program. Mohammad Al Amoush, the recipient of the Sustainable Development Fellowship from King Abdullah II Fund for Development, administered by the Institute for Sustainable Development Practice in Jordan, discusses his experience as a…

  • Sustainability Students Present Recommendations for Meeting Challenges

    Sustainability Students Present Recommendations for Meeting Challenges

    Students in the Master of Science in Sustainability Management presented final briefs for their Capstone Workshop projects to fellow students and program faculty on December 6, and then delivered client recommendations. Speaking about students’ Workshop project for the City of Philadelphia, Faculty Advisor George Sarrinikolaou said, “By the end of the project, the students had…

  • Critical Urban Issues Addressed in Sustainability Management Spring Courses

    Critical Urban Issues Addressed in Sustainability Management Spring Courses

    The Sustainability Management program’s newly developed courses for Spring 2012, The Science of Urban Ecology and Sustainable Cities, focus on innovative solutions to the sustainability challenges facing the world’s rapidly growing urban centers, from issues of land use and biodiversity to congestion management and climate adaptation policies.

  • Sustainability Management Faculty Member on the Relationship between Science and Journalism

    Claudia Dreifus, instructor of the Writing about Global Science for the International Media class in the MS in Sustainability Management program, recently spoke at forum on science and journalism at the University of South Florida highlighting the importance of the scientific community to be well-versed in communicating scientific issues.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • LEED Green Building Skills Give Graduate Students an Edge

    LEED Green Building Skills Give Graduate Students an Edge

    “LEED GA exam seems like the logical next stop to getting my sustainability career off the ground,” said a master’s student that recently benefitted from a LEED training sponsored by Columbia. The Earth Institute and Columbia University provides graduate students with top notch instruction in the classroom and practical sustainability training for their careers.

  • A Jordanian With International Development Experience Advances His Career

    A Jordanian With International Development Experience Advances His Career

    He wants to change his industrial hometown in Jordan and return with sustainable development best practices from the M.S. in Sustainability Management Program. Mohammad Al Amoush, the recipient of the Sustainable Development Fellowship from King Abdullah II Fund for Development, administered by the Institute for Sustainable Development Practice in Jordan, discusses his experience as a…

  • Sustainability Students Present Recommendations for Meeting Challenges

    Sustainability Students Present Recommendations for Meeting Challenges

    Students in the Master of Science in Sustainability Management presented final briefs for their Capstone Workshop projects to fellow students and program faculty on December 6, and then delivered client recommendations. Speaking about students’ Workshop project for the City of Philadelphia, Faculty Advisor George Sarrinikolaou said, “By the end of the project, the students had…

  • Critical Urban Issues Addressed in Sustainability Management Spring Courses

    Critical Urban Issues Addressed in Sustainability Management Spring Courses

    The Sustainability Management program’s newly developed courses for Spring 2012, The Science of Urban Ecology and Sustainable Cities, focus on innovative solutions to the sustainability challenges facing the world’s rapidly growing urban centers, from issues of land use and biodiversity to congestion management and climate adaptation policies.

  • Sustainability Management Faculty Member on the Relationship between Science and Journalism

    Claudia Dreifus, instructor of the Writing about Global Science for the International Media class in the MS in Sustainability Management program, recently spoke at forum on science and journalism at the University of South Florida highlighting the importance of the scientific community to be well-versed in communicating scientific issues.

  • 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.

  • 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.