Events Calendar
Monday, October 27, 2014, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
The Ebola Crisis: What it Means for West Africa and the World

Hosts: Jeffrey D. Sachs, The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Irwin Redlener, MD, National Center for Disaster Preparedness, The Earth Institute, Columbia University Featuring: Richard Besser, MD, ABC News Chief Medical Editor; former Acting Director, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Ranu Dhillon, MDSenior Health Advisor, Earth Institute and Adjunct Assistant Professor, School for International and Public Affairs; Columbia University; Anne Liu, MPH Program Manager, Health Systems Development, Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development, Earth Institute, Columbia University; Robert Kanter, MD, Adjunct Senior Research Scientist; Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine; Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine Robert Klitzman, MD, Professor of Psychiatry; Director, Masters of Bioethics Program; Director, Ethics, Policy and Human Rights Core, HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, Columbia University Stephen Morse, PhD, Director, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Certificate program, Professor of Epidemiology, Columbia University Medical Center Jay Varma, MD, Deputy Commissioner for Disease Control, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and former Medical Epidemiologist at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Faculty House Presidential Ballroom, 3rd Floor

Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm
Earth Institute Practicum; NYC’s Urban Resiliency Plan

Speaker: Cynthia Rosenzweig, Adjunct Senior Scientist for NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), Head of the Climate Impacts Group, Center for Climate Systems Research

Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Union Theological Seminary, Room 207

Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
MS in Sustainability Management Online Information Session

Speaker: Steve Cohen, Director, M.S. in Sustainability Management, Columbia University

Location: Online via Adobe Connect

Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 11:00 am to 12:50 pm
Origins of Environmental Law Lecture Series: The Nixon Veto and the Override

Speakers: Leon G. Billings and Thomas C. Jorling

Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building, Room 407

Friday, October 31, 2014, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: James Zachos, Professor, Physical and Biological Sciences, Earth and Planetary Sciences Department, University of California, Santa Cruz.

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

Monday, November 3, 2014, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
AgCenter Seminar

Speaker: Johan Six, Full Professor, Sustainable Agroecosystems, Department of Environmental System Science, ETH, Zurich

Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Low Memorial Library Burden Room, #206

Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 11:00 am to 12:50 pm
Origins of Environmental Law Lecture Series: The Clean Air Act and Auto Standards

Speakers: Leon G. Billings and Thomas C. Jorling

Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, International Affairs Building, Room 407

Friday, November 7, 2014, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Michael Hedlin, Head, Laboratory for Atmospheric Acoustics, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego.

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

Monday, November 10, 2014, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Toward a Post-Carbon New York City

Moderator: Cindi Katz, Chair, Earth and Environmental Sciences Department, Graduate Center, City University of New York; Panelists: Hillary Brown, CUNY Institute for Urban Systems; Tara DePorte, Director, The Human Impacts Institute; Klaus H. Jacob, Senior Research Scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

Location: International Center of Photography, 1133 Avenue of the Americas, New York City

Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm
Earth Institute Practicum; Infectious Diseases

Speaker: Jeff Shaman,, Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, International Research Institute (IRI), Earth Institute, Columbia University

Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Union Theological Seminary, Room 207

Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 11:00 am to 12:50 pm
Origins of Environmental Law Lecture Series: The Clean Water Act: The National Commission on Water Quality

Speakers: Leon G. Billings and Thomas C. Jorling

Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, International Affairs Building, Room 407

Friday, November 14, 2014, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Kristine Larson, Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder.

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

Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Online Information Session

Speaker: Steve Cohen, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University

Location: online

Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm
Earth Institute Practicum; International Research Institute (IRI)

Speaker: Lisa Goddard, Director, International Research Institute for Climate and Society

Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Union Theological Seminary, Room 207

Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Master of Public Administration (MPA) in Environmental Science and Policy Fall Final Briefings

Speakers: Various

Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, School of International and Public Affairs, Kellogg Center, 15th Floor

Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 11:00 am to 12:50 pm
Origins of Environmental Law Lecture Series: The Final Act: Superfund and the End of an Era

Speakers: Leon G. Billings and Thomas C. Jorling

Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, International Affairs Building, Room 407

Thursday, November 20, 2014, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
MA in Climate and Society Information Session

Speakers: Various

Location: 555 Schermerhorn Extension, Morningside Campus, Columbia University.

Friday, November 21, 2014, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Becky Alexander , Assistant Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle

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

Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm
Earth Institute Practicum; Agriculture and Food Security Center

Speaker: Pedro Sanchez, Director, Agriculture and Food Security Center, Earth Institute, Columbia University

Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Union Theological Seminary, Room 207

Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm
Earth Institute Practicum; Risk, Perception, and Decision-Making

Speaker: Sabine Marx, Managing Director, Center for Research on Environmental Decisions, Earth Institute, Columbia University

Location: Columbia University Morningside Campus Union Theological Seminary, Room 207

Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 6:10 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, December 3, 2014, 11:00 am to 12:50 pm
Origins of Environmental Law Lecture Series: Congress Today: The Role of Campaign Finance on Environmental Legislation

Speakers: Leon G. Billings and Thomas C. Jorling

Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, International Affairs Building, Room 407

Friday, December 5, 2014, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development Speaker Series: Center for Career Education (CCE)

Speaker: Rebecca Schramm, Center for Career Education

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

Friday, December 5, 2014, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Edward Stolper , Provost; William E. Leonhard Professor of Geology; Carl and Shirley Larson Provostial Chair, California Institute of Technology.

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

Thursday, December 11, 2014, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Information Session

Speaker: Steve Cohen , Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University

Location: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, The Faculty House

Friday, December 12, 2014, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Alexis Gambis , Writer, Director and Art Scientist, Founder and Artistic Director, Imagine Science Films.

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

Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Online Information Session

Speaker: Steve Cohen, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University

Location: online

Friday, January 23, 2015, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Kelly Wrighton Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, The Ohio State University.

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

Friday, January 30, 2015, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker: Raffaele Ferrari, Breene M. Kerr Professor of Oceanography, Department of Earth, and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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

Thursday, February 5, 2015, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA ESP) Online Information Session

Speaker: Steve Cohen, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, The Earth Institute; Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University

Location: online

Friday, February 6, 2015, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
LDEO Earth Science Colloquium

Speaker:

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

Thursday, April 23, 2015, 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Environmental Science Senior Thesis Poster Session

Speakers: Various

Location: Barnard College, The Diana Center, Event Oval