Events

 


Monday, April 20, 2015 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT
Columbia University Superfund Research Program
We would like to invite you and your colleagues to our next Columbia Superfund Research Program seminar/webinar Monday, 20th April 2015, from 3pm to 5 pm. The talks will include: “Impact of current policy on Arsenic mitigation in Bangladesh” and “Sustainable promotion of Arsenic-safe water consumption: A psychological approach.”
Location: Columbia University Medical Campus Mailman School of Public Health Allan Rosenfield Building Environmental Health Sciences Conference Room, Room 1101


Tuesday, April 21, 2015 from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
If Global Warming Is So Urgent, Why Is There So Little Action? - A Talk with Per Espen Stoknes
Speaker: Per Espen Stoknes, Author, Psychologist, Economist
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Uris Hall, Room 301


Tuesday, April 21, 2015 from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm EDT
Sustainability Management Policy Forum: Do Energy Codes Save Energy?
Speaker: Arik Levinson, Professor, Department of Economics, Georgetown University; Moderator: Luke Falk, Sustainability Manager, Related Companies; Adjunct Lecturer, Master of Science in Sustainability Management, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, International Affair Building, Altschul Auditorium, Room 417


Wednesday, April 22, 2015 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Open Dissertation Defense - John Templeton
Speaker: John Templeton, PHD Candidate, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University
Location: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory 61 Route 9W Palisades, NY Seismology Seminar Room


Wednesday, April 22, 2015 from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm EDT
AgCenter Seminar: Bob Scholes, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa
Speaker: Bob Scholes, Leader, Ecosystem Processes and Dynamics Research Group; Fellow, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), South Africa.
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Monell Building Auditorium


Wednesday, April 22, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
Using the Tools of the System to Save the Planet: A Talk with Mindy S. Lubber
Introduction: Steve Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute and Professor of Practice, School of International and Public Affairs; Speaker: Mindy S. Lubber, President, Ceres.
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Kraft Center, Rennert Hall, 606 West 115th Street


Wednesday, April 22, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Market Innovation
Speaker: Yerina Mugica, Associate Director, CMI, Center for Market Innovation Program
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Havemeyer Hall, Room 209


Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm EDT
Inaugural Joint Symposium: Postdoctoral Research Fellows and Ph.D. students in Sustainable Development
Featured Speakers: Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute; Quetelet Professor, Sustainable Development; Professor, Health Policy and Management, Columbia University; John C. Mutter, Director of Graduate Studies, SDEV PhD Program; Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences; Professor, Department of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred J. Lerner Hall, Room 555


Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm EDT
Environmental Science Senior Thesis Poster Session
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Barnard College, The Diana Center, Event Oval


Tuesday, April 28, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 8:00 pm EDT
M.S. in Sustainability Management Capstone Workshop Final Briefings
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Kraft Center, Rennert Hall


Wednesday, April 29, 2015 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Environmental Science and Policy Spring Final Briefings
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Seminar Level


Wednesday, April 29, 2015 from 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm EDT
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Innovative Strategies for Sustainability Management
Speaker: George Sarrinikolaou, Director of the Office of Academic and Research Programs, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Havemeyer Hall, Room 209


Thursday, April 30, 2015 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
DEES Open Dissertation Defense: New Paravian Fossils from the Mesozoic of East Asia
Speaker: Rui Pei, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University
Location: American Museum of Natural History, 77th Street entrance (between Central Park West and Columbus Ave)


Thursday, April 30, 2015 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
Writing about Global Science for the International Media: Naomi Oreskes
Introduction: Lesley Jane Seymour, Editor In Chief, More Magazine; Speaker: Naomi Oreskes, Professor, History of Science, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Hamilton Hall, Room 516


Friday, May 01, 2015 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EDT
Undergraduate Sustainable Development Spring 2015 Workshop Briefings
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Alfred Lerner Hall, Room 569


Saturday, May 02, 2015 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm EDT
Earth2Class Workshop: Microbes in the Sea - Demonstrations and Activity Session for the Marine Science Resource Kits
Speakers: Sonya Dyrhman, Associate Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University; Sheean Haley, Senior Staff Associate, Division of Biology and Paleo Environment, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University.
Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Marine Biology/Seismology Building, Seismology Seminar Room, 2nd Floor


Wednesday, May 06, 2015 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm EDT
Extreme Weather and Climate: Hazards, Impacts, Actions
Speakers: Various
Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred J. Lerner Hall Room 555


Friday, May 08, 2015 from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm EDT
Share Your Finest Figures: LDEO Research As Art Exhibition
LDEO Research As Art Exhibition
Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Cafeteria