Sustainability Management News

Adela Gondek: Understanding Mineral Rights on Inherited Land

Journalist Eve Andrews interviewed Master of Science in Sustainability Management faculty member Dr. Adela Gondek and incorporated her thoughts regarding a question concerning mineral rights on land inherited in West Virginia.

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Dr. Lynnette Widder Awarded for Lurie House Restoration

Dr. Lynnette Widder, an architect and Lecturer in the Discipline of Sustainability Management at Columbia University, has been awarded a Citation of Merit in the 2018 Modernism in America Awards for her restoration of Lurie House.

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Sustainability Management Alum Makes 2018 Forbes “30 Under 30"

Gregory Falco, Sustainability Management alum and faculty member, makes the Forbes "30 Under 30" list in recognition of his promising startup and security research.

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Sustainability Management Professor Curates NYC Architecture Exhibit

Lynnette Widder, who teaches in the Sustainability Management program, curated a new architecture exhibit, "Kaneji Domoto at Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonia," now on display at The Center For Architecture in New York.

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The Earth Institute's Steven Cohen Offers Hope for a Sustainable Future

Steven Cohen, Executive Director of the Earth Institute and Director of the Master of Science in Sustainability Management program, speaks about the Trump administration’s withdrawal from the Paris climate accords, the market forces at work to shift use from fossil fuels to renewable energy, and Columbia’s role in addressing climate change.

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Sustainability Management Student Blew the Whistle on Illegal Ivory

When Wendy Hapgood, a 2016 graduate of the Master of Science in Sustainability Management program, wrote about New York City's ivory business for a class, she ended up exposing illegal trade.

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Four SPS Alumni and Students Awarded Fulbright Grants

Representing School of Professional Studies graduate programs in Bioethics, Strategic Communication, Sustainability Management, and Nonprofit Management, four extraordinary students will travel the world next year with awards that will send them to Rome, Bulgaria, the United Kingdom, and the Arctic Circle.

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Why Is Technology So Addictive?

In the latest edition of Claudia Dreifus’ column, “A Conversation With,” the Sustainability Management faculty member interviews a social psychologist about the psychological roots of our technology addiction.

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The Environmental Protection Agency Underneath Donald Trump

In this new piece by Steven Cohen, the Program Director for the Master's program in Sustainability Management, he writes about how climate change policy will be complicated under conservative ideology.

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Why Columbia Is Leading the Way on Climate Change

How an ambitious new initiative, The Center for Climate and Life, is poised to fix the innovation gap and lead the way in research about our most precious resource: the earth.

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