Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development news Archives - State of the Planet

Exploring the Sundarbans and Back to Dhaka

Our group of 24 Americans and Bangladeshis continued to explore the Sundarbans mangrove forest, rice farming in embanked low-lying islands, and heritage sites of Bangladesh.

by |March 22, 2023

Across the Ganges to Southwest Bangladesh and the Sundarbans

Our group of 23 American and Bangladeshi students and professors traveled from the Jamuna River to the Ganges and Gorai Rivers, and then down to an island on the edge of the Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest.

by |March 18, 2023

Taking My Class to Bangladesh

My undergraduate Sustainable Development course is in Bangladesh for a Spring Break trip to see what they have been learning about. We will be touring the country by bus and boat to learn about the environment and people of Bangladesh.

by |March 15, 2023

Sustainable Development Program Seeks Teaching Assistants for Fall 2022

A variety of positions are available. The deadline for applications is May 5.

by |April 20, 2022
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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
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Sustainable Development Program Seeks Teaching Assistants for Fall 2021

The deadline to apply Is May 3 at 11:55pm.

by |March 26, 2021

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

Student Spotlight: Two Leadership Award Winners Reflect on Their College Careers

Two award-winning graduating students share their experiences in the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development and plans for the future.

by Minji Ko |August 14, 2020

Student Spotlight: Sustainability Grads Explain What They Learned and What’s Next

Interviews with five students who recently received departmental honors for academic excellence in the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development.

by Minji Ko |July 31, 2020

Student Spotlight: Graduating Seniors Reveal How to Thrive in Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development

Three students discuss their experiences, achievements, and advice for the future students.

by Minji Ko |July 17, 2020