Upcoming Events

Date:
Apr 25, 2014 - 2:00 PM
Location:
Columbia University, Faculty House

The Earth Institute at Columbia University is committed to supporting and showcasing student research in the areas of environmental and sustainable development. On Friday, April 25, 2014, from 2:00pm to 4:00 pm, the Earth Institute will honor student interns, research assistants and travel grant recipients and their Faculty and Research Advisors at the annual Student Research Showcase.

Date:
Apr 29, 2014 - 6:00 PM
Location:
Kraft Center, Rennert Hall, 606 W. 115th St., New York, NY

The M.S. in Sustainability Management program presents the spring Final Briefings for the Integrative Capstone Workshop.

Date:
May 02, 2014 - 6:00 PM
Location:
Columbia University, 501 Northwest Corner Building

Trends are ubiquitous and plentiful. As valuable descriptors of people, cultures, and our times, trends naturally fascinate strategic marketers and communicators. But not all trends are relevant to business. Often, the newest tech gadgets, the latest fashions, and the coolest brands aren’t trends at all. They’re passing fads, as unreliable as the weather.

Date:
May 04, 2014 - 9:00 AM
Location:
Columbia University, Uris Hall, Room 301

Join us for a showcase of graduate student research in the field of conflict resolution. The capstone thesis is the culminating project for the Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Master’s Program at Columbia University. It is a full semester seminar where students produce a scholarly paper on applied research on topics ranging from interpersonal to organizational to international.

Date:
May 07, 2014 - 7:00 PM
Location:
Columbia University, Teachers College, Horace Mann Hall, Room 232
Speaker(s):

Peter T. Coleman (Editor)
Morton Deutsch (Editor)
Eric C. Marcus (Editor)

Date:
May 08, 2014 - 6:30 PM
Location:
Jerome Greene Annex, 410 West 117th Street New York, NY 10027
Speaker(s):
Lt. Gen. Julius Waweru Karangi

Columbia University is honored to be joined by General (Dr) Julius Waweru Karangi who will speak on conflict resolution in the Horn and East Africa and his work with the United Nations as a peacekeeper. General Karangi is the current Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces (CDF).

Past Events

Date:
Apr 21, 2014 - 12:00 PM
Location:
Columbia University, Hamilton Hall, Room 303
Speaker(s):
Professor Aldo Civico, Director of the Center for International Conflict Resolution (CICR) Catalina Duque, Director of Mi Sangre Foundation

Professor Civico will be joined by guest Catalina Duque, who will speak on her work in social entrepreneurship and the role that civil society and artists can have in supporting peace efforts. Duque is Director of Mi Sangre Foundation, an organization doing cutting edge work on peace-building, reconciliation, and youth leadership in some of the toughest areas of Colombia.

Date:
Apr 16, 2014 - 6:00 PM
Location:
Columbia University Bookstore, 2922 Broadway, New York, NY

Fundraising Management professor, Doug White will be signing copies of his new book, Abusing Donor Intent about the Robertson family lawsuit against Princeton University.

"The parents gave $35 million in 1961 to Princeton to endow the graduate program at the Woodrow Wilson School, and in 2002 the children brought suit claiming that Princeton had not been properly using the income from the gift."

Date:
Apr 10, 2014 - 6:15 PM
Location:
Columbia University, 601 Fairchild Hall
Speaker(s):
Kenneth A. Berkowitz

Kenneth A. Berkowitz, M.D., FCCP, Chief, Ethics Consultation, VA National Center for Ethics in Health Care, will reflect on his career in clinical ethics. his session is presented by Columbia University’s Bioethics M.S. and Certification programs. Refreshments will be served.

Date:
Apr 10, 2014 - 6:00 PM
Location:
Columbia University, Teachers College, Grace Dodge Hall 179

Please join us in honoring Abigail Disney, filmmaker, activist, philanthropist, and the 2014 Morton Deutsch Scholar-Practitioner Award Recipient for Distinguished Contributions to Social Justice.

Date:
Apr 03, 2014 - 6:00 PM
Location:
Columbia University, Teachers College, Grace Dodge Hall 179

Please join us as we discuss the career paths of alumni from various conflict resolution programs at Columbia University. Mix and mingle with movers and shakers in the field of conflict resolution.

Date:
Apr 02, 2014 - 5:00 PM
Location:
Faculty Club of Columbia University Medical Center, Physicians & Surgeons Building, 630 W. 168th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY
Speaker(s):
David Small
Date:
Mar 28, 2014 - 4:00 PM
Location:
Columbia University, Faculty House
Speaker(s):
Michiel “(Mike)” Eman, Prime Minister of Aruba
Date:
Mar 24, 2014 - 1:00 PM
Location:
New York State Psychiatric Institute, Multi-Purpose Room #6602
Speaker(s):
Dr. James Watson, Stuart Firestein

Dr. James Watson, who shared the Nobel Prize for the discovery of DNA, which has revolutionized medicine and society, will reflect on issues of genetics and society in a conversation with Stuart Firestein, former Chair of Biology at Columbia. This session is presented by Columbia University’s Bioethics M.S. and Certification programs. Refreshments will be served.

Date:
Mar 13, 2014 - 6:15 PM
Location:
Columbia University, Hamilton Hall, Room 702
Speaker(s):
Paul S. Appelbaum, MD

Paul S. Appelbaum, Dollard Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine, and Law, as well as Director, Division of Law, Ethics, and Psychiatry at Columbia University, will discuss the ethics of conducting research on human subjects. This session is presented by Columbia University’s Bioethics M.S. and certification programs. Refreshments will be served.

Date:
Mar 13, 2014 - 6:00 PM
Location:
Columbia University, Low Library Rotunda
Speaker(s):
Steven Cohen, Ron Araujo, Frank Evans

Facilitated by Steven Cohen, Director of the Masters of Science in Sustainability Management at Columbia University’s School of Continuing Education, and Executive Director of The Earth Institute, Ron Araujo, Manager, Conservation & Load Management for Northeast Utilities Service Company, and Frank Evans, Regional Vice President, Northeast for Willdan Energy Solutions, will discuss how energy analytics and intelligent systems are enabling efficiency expansion to new customers and markets.

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