Sustainable Columbia released its second Annual Progress Report this Earth Day. Here are six main takeaways.
This Earth Day, the University released its second Sustainable Columbia Annual Progress Report since it launched its Sustainability Plan in 2017. The report details progress updates and statistics for areas of development, including greenhouse gas and energy, transportation, and waste....
Members of the inaugural class of the Obama Foundation Scholars discussed active citizenship and challenges they have faced in their personal projects during a panel event in the Low Library Faculty Room on Wednesday....
A year after his passing, Marcellus Blount remembered for shaping Columbia’s institutional commitment to diversity
Former students and colleagues gathered in Low Library on Tuesday afternoon to celebrate the life of Marcellus Blount, a former literary scholar and professor who shaped the University’s commitment to academic diversity for more than three decades and who passed away last May....
Nearly 200 students, community members, and political activists flocked to Low Steps Friday morning as part of a global movement to call for urgent political action on climate change....
Provost John Coatsworth will be stepping down from his position as Columbia’s chief academic officer in June after eight years in the role, University President Lee Bollinger announced Thursday morning....
As student groups push for more drastic change, Columbia’s 2020 Sustainability Plan is expected to see an increased focus on carbon neutrality and include plans for greater energy efficiency and waste reduction, according to faculty involved in the initiative....
Earth Institute Director Sir Alex Halliday pushes to establish Columbia as a leader in climate change research
In his first year at Columbia, Sir Alex Halliday, director of the Earth Institute, has focused his efforts on leveraging the multidisciplinary nature of the institute to better combat climate change, increase student involvement in institute initiatives, and push for greater internal progress regarding sustainability on Columbia’s campus....
This story is part of a series on the 1968 protests at Columbia and their present-day implications fifty years later.
Columbia College students voted to pass a referendum last Thursday encouraging the University to go carbon neutral by 2030.