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Alumni Spotlight: Mahak Agrawal

An alumna of the MPA-ESP program, Mahak elaborates on her time at Columbia, discusses her career path in sustainability, and provides advice to current students.

by Sophie Capshaw-Mack |October 15, 2021

Alumni Spotlight: Sustainability Management Alumnus, Mark Wolf – Career and Executive Coach, CEO

The sustainability consultancy CEO came to the SUMA program because he wanted to make an impact.

by Lolo Dederer |September 3, 2021

Earth Institute Postdoctoral Research Program Now Accepting Applications for 2022

Doctoral candidates or recent Ph.D., M.D., J.D. or Sc.D. recipients interested in research on sustainable development can apply by October 27.

by |September 2, 2021

New Instructors for Sustainability Management

The Sustainability Management program will be offering a new section with new instructors Laura Kavanagh and Wendy Steward in Fall 2021.

by Sustainability Management Program |August 25, 2021
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Tokyo Olympics 2021: What Will Be the Lasting Impacts?

What are the long-term benefits of Olympic games to cities? Do these events tend to reduce inequities and expand opportunities, or do they exacerbate existing disparities?

by |July 20, 2021

Video: Student Discusses the Importance of Urban Ecology With a Member of the U.S. Forest Service

Their conversation focuses on monarch butterfly conservation efforts in Chicago and the value of engaging immigrant communities in urban habitat restoration.

by Frederique Fyhr |May 6, 2021

What Is the M.S. in Sustainability Science Program?

Equipped with cutting-edge techniques, graduates of the program apply their knowledge to help organizations and businesses address environmental impacts and risks to their operations. The next deadline to apply is May 15.

by MS in Sustainability Science Program |April 9, 2021
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Sustainable Development Students Tackle Four Real-World Challenges in Fall 2020 Workshop

Students provided guidance and practical recommendations for clients on a variety of sustainability issues.

by |March 12, 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
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Apply Now for Virtual Executive Training on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture

The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment’s annual training session will be held online in June 2021.