Events Calendar
Friday, April 18, 2014, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
The Big Pivot: Radically Practical Strategies for a Hotter, Scarcer and More Open World

Speaker: Andrew Winston, Author, Corporate Strategist

Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus School of International and Public Affairs Altschul Auditorium, Room 417

Friday, April 18, 2014, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
2014 Spring Diversity Lecture: "It's about Time: How We Can (Finally) Get More Women into STEM

Speaker: Eileen Pollack, Author

Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 10:00 am to 11:00 am
DEES Thesis Proposal: Seismicity and Seismic Imaging of the Alaska Megathrust Fault

Speaker: Jiyao Li, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University

Location: Columbia University Lamont Campus Marine Biology/Seismology Building Seismology Seminar Room

Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 12:10 pm to 1:10 pm
DEES Thesis Proposal: Investigating the Dynamics of the Woodark Rift, Papua New Guinea, Using Teleseismic Earthquakes

Speaker: Zachary Eilon, Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Columbia University

Location: Columbia University, Lamont Campus, Marine Biology/Seismology Building, Seismology Seminar Room

Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Building Sustainable Communities

Speaker: Howard Slatkin, Director of Sustainability and Deputy Director of Strategic Planning, NYC Department of City Planning

Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall Room 209

Thursday, April 24, 2014, 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Environmental Science Senior Thesis Poster Session

Speakers: Various

Location: Barnard College, The Diana Center, Event Oval

Thursday, April 24, 2014, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
LDEO Spring Public Lecture Series: Western Antarctic Peninsula- Rapid Climate Change and an Ecosystem Near a Tipping Point

Speaker: Hugh Ducklow Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University

Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus The Faculty Room Low Memorial Library

Friday, April 25, 2014, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Speaker Series: Sustainable Architecture

Speaker: Rick Cook, Architect and Founding Partner, COOKFOX Architects

Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Hogan Hall, Conference Room A

Friday, April 25, 2014, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Earth Institute Annual Student Research Showcase

Speakers: Various

Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Presidential Suite

Friday, April 25, 2014, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: The Geology of Europa: Exploring a Potentially Habitable Ocean World

Speaker: Robert Pappalardo, Senior Research Scientist and Europa Study Scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology

Location: Columbia University Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Monell Building Auditorium

Monday, April 28, 2014, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Prize Postdoctoral Fellow Colloquium: Positive Feedbacks and the Global Distribution of Biomes

Speaker: Carla Staver, Prize Postdoctoral Fellow, Natural Sciences, Columbia University

Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House, Ivy Lounge

Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
The Self Beyond Itself: Rethinking How Societies Can Become More Humane

Speaker: Heidi M. Ravven, Professor, Religious Studies, Hamilton College; Introduction: Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Alfred Lerner Hall, Room 555

Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
M.S. in Sustainability Management Capstone Workshop Final Briefings

Speakers: Various

Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Kraft Center, Rennert Hall

Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Environmental Science and Policy Spring Final Briefings

Speakers: Various

Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Faculty House

Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm
Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Cutting-edge Strategies for Sustainability Management

Speakers: Steve Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; George Sarrinikolaou, Director, Office of Academic and Research Program, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Havemeyer Hall Room 209

Thursday, May 1, 2014, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Aquifers, Renewable Energy and Desalination in Baja California Sur: Responses to Development and Climate Changes

Speaker: Magdalena Muir, Research Associate at the Arctic Institute of North America at the University of Calgary; Host: Peter Schlosser, Director, Columbia Climate Center

Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Lerner Hall Room 568

Friday, May 2, 2014, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Jean Lynch-Stieglitz, Professor, Georgia Tech.

Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium

Sunday, May 4, 2014, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
LDEO Spring Public Lecture Series: Air, Water and Stone - Lowering CO2 through Sequestration

Speaker: David Goldberg, Lamont Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

Location: Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Monell Building Auditorium