Colleagues and students remember Becker as an adventurous learner and an effective teacher. He was 53.
Three Columbia students won the top prize in an environmental policy competition held by the Columbia Economics Review, organizers announced Friday.
Mayor-elect Bill elaborated on his signature plan for universal pre-kindergarten in New York Tuesday afternoon at Columbia in his first major speech after his election.
The Millennium Development goals will expire in 2015—and Earth Institute Director Jeffrey Sachs believes that too many lives are at stake to let politicians figure out how to replace them.
Jeffrey Sachs on the importance of Columbia's engagement with the New Sustainable Development Solutions Network.
Klaus Jacob, SIPA professor and Earth Institute researcher, wrote a report in 2011 predicting the damage a severe storm would inflict on the New York subway system—and watched as his findings were realized in Hurricane Sandy.
Jeff Sachs and other sustainability experts and scientists gathered Thursday at the State of the Planet conference, an event hosted by the Earth Institute every two years.
The Earth Institute attributed the decision to a high level of student interest in the existing concentration. The addition of the major thus stands in sharp contrast to the bureaucratic lethargy that bogs down many potentially positive progressions at Columbia: A research institution, largely isolated from the undergraduate population, took students’ considerations into account.
Starting Fall 2010, undergraduates will have the opportunity to major in sustainable development.
Students and professors are responding to the devastating earthquake in Haiti. Some recall experiences abroad during the crisis.
Jul 24, 3:28pm
University President Lee Bollinger announced on Thursday that Suzanne Goldberg will serve as the special advisor to the president on sexual assault prevention and response. You can read our story... Read More
- 1 of 3
- next ›
Subscribe to Spec Newsletters
This week in The Eye
This week in history
welcome to our new site!
we hope you like our new site, its pretty dopeFeedback form