A student team from SIPA’s Workshop in Development Practice received this year’s Leous Parry Award for Progressive Sustainability for its work on promoting social dialogue on the impacts of mining company operations in Pará, ..
Every year, refugees from around the world flee precarious and often dangerous situations, seeking a fresh start in the United States. Tens of thousands of refugees get that fresh start with help from the U.S Refugee Admissions Program...
Ten years after that devastating day, Americans are remembering the events of 9/11.
At Columbia University, SIPA and the Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies marked the occasion by hosting a panel discussion on Friday, September 9: ..
Creating sustainable energy while protecting the environment and reaffirming corporate citizenship is one of the great challenges of this century. The Leaders in Global Energy lecture series is the centerpiece of an initiative by Columbia ..
SIPA’s Center for International Conflict Resolution hosted its 11th annual Peace Building Fieldwork Symposium on September 26.
The symposium is the capstone event of Applied Peacebuilding: Core Competencies for Fieldwork, led by ..
Professor John Micgiel (center) was awarded the Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland.
President Bronisław Komorowski (right) bestowed state decorations on 27 distinguished people at the Polish Consulate on ..
Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) has appointed new leadership to help ensure students’ successful experiences with the School both on their way in and after they leave. Grace H...
Tom Arnold, the CEO of Concern Worldwide, describes the Horn of Africa famine crisis as the worst he has ever seen. Arnold addressed students in SIPA’s MPA in Development Practice program on September 22...
Professor Douglas Almond recently published a new article in the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, titled “After Midnight: A Regression Discontinuity Design in Length of Postpartum Hospital Stays...
Lawrence H. Summers, Charles W. Eliot University Professor at Harvard University, former Director of the White House National Economic Council, andformer U.S. Secretary of theTreasury, delivered the Gabriel Silver Memorial Lecture on December 1...
By Nicholas Jackson, The Atlantic
December 5, 2011
As the Lenfest-Earth Institute Professor of Natural Resource Economics at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs and the Earth Institute, Scott Barrett is ..
Professor Douglas Almond is among a group of economists to receive the 2011 Garfield Economic Impact Award, for their groundbreaking study on the economic benefits of advanced medical care for at-risk newborns...
I'm not concerned about the future, but the transition to the future is what I worry about.”
- Eduardo Souto de Moura, 2011 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate
Portuguese architect and Pritzker Prize Laureate Eduardo Souto de ..
The Fall/Winter 2011 issue of the Journal of International Affairs is now on bookshelves and Kindle.
After a year that saw the rise of the Arab Spring and the fall of several authoritarian rulers, this issue examines the factors of ..
By Professor Steven Cohen in the European Financial Review, December 14, 2011
New York City (NYC), under the leadership of Mayor Michael Bloomberg, has been at the forefront of a growing urban sustainability movement through its ..
A SIPA Capstone workshop is the first project of its kind to calculate the illegal financial flows between Mexico and the United States.
The study reveals that $182 billion is laundered each year in the United States and $14...