State of the Planet

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  • The Zen of Sanding

    The Zen of Sanding

    By Ana Camila Gonzalez “But can’t you see the rings already?” I ask, wondering why I’ve been asked to sand a sample- it sounds to me like one would damage a sample by subjecting it to the mechanical screech of a sander.   “Yes, but under the microscope they look foggy if you don’t sand…

  • Summer 2012 Announcement: Internship Positions

    This summer the Earth Institute, Columbia University is offering Columbia students opportunities to intern within various departments and research centers at the Earth Institute. All full-time Columbia and Barnard students are eligible to apply for internships. These internships are funded at a rate of $15/hr for 35 hours per week and up to a maximum…

  • Spring 2012 Internship Positions Announcement

    This spring the Earth Institute, Columbia University is offering Columbia students opportunities to intern within various departments and research centers at the Earth Institute. All full-time Columbia and Barnard students are eligible to apply for internships. These internships are funded at a rate of $15/hr for 10 hours per week and up to a maximum…

  • Sachs Student Lecture: America’s Economic Crisis – Where Do We Go From Here?

    Sachs Student Lecture: America’s Economic Crisis – Where Do We Go From Here?

    Jeffrey D. Sachs will give his fifth annual student lecture on Tuesday, November 23 on Columbia University’s Morningside campus.

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Recent record-breaking heat waves have affected communities across the world. The Extreme Heat Workshop will bring together researchers and practitioners to advance the state of knowledge, identify community needs, and develop a framework for evaluating risks with a focus on climate justice. Register by June 15

  • The Zen of Sanding

    The Zen of Sanding

    By Ana Camila Gonzalez “But can’t you see the rings already?” I ask, wondering why I’ve been asked to sand a sample- it sounds to me like one would damage a sample by subjecting it to the mechanical screech of a sander.   “Yes, but under the microscope they look foggy if you don’t sand…

  • Summer 2012 Announcement: Internship Positions

    This summer the Earth Institute, Columbia University is offering Columbia students opportunities to intern within various departments and research centers at the Earth Institute. All full-time Columbia and Barnard students are eligible to apply for internships. These internships are funded at a rate of $15/hr for 35 hours per week and up to a maximum…

  • Spring 2012 Internship Positions Announcement

    This spring the Earth Institute, Columbia University is offering Columbia students opportunities to intern within various departments and research centers at the Earth Institute. All full-time Columbia and Barnard students are eligible to apply for internships. These internships are funded at a rate of $15/hr for 10 hours per week and up to a maximum…

  • Sachs Student Lecture: America’s Economic Crisis – Where Do We Go From Here?

    Sachs Student Lecture: America’s Economic Crisis – Where Do We Go From Here?

    Jeffrey D. Sachs will give his fifth annual student lecture on Tuesday, November 23 on Columbia University’s Morningside campus.