From the farmlands of Maryland to the research labs at The Earth Institute, Sepp Panzer has found his home at GS. He now seeks to make the world a more inhabitable place for all forms of life, working on carbon sequestration, negative emission tech, and oceanic nutrition and fertilization.
Earlier this month, three GS alumni were selected to join the highly-selective Schwarzman Scholars Class of 2021. Only around three percent of this year’s applicants, which include students from 41 countries and 108 universities, were accepted to the graduate fellowship program.
Pralaya Cuomo, a ballet dancer majoring in sustainable development, was recently recognized for her public speaking talent with the Best Speaker Award at the Global Retail Challenge (GRC). Cuomo competed alongside four of her peers at this sustainable retail competition, presenting their project designed to make use of discarded furniture items titled Interlock-It.
The incoming Spring 2020 class comprises a diverse group of students, boasting 52 U.S. military veterans, 19 veterans from foreign militaries, and international students representing 25 countries.
Earlier this week, more than 200 incoming GS undergraduate and Postbac Premed students, along with GS staff and Orientation Leaders, convened in Roone Arledge Auditorium in Lerner Hall to usher in the beginning of the spring semester and begin the weeklong New Student Orientation Program
The IDF Veteran Mentoring Program is peer-to-peer mentorship designed to help incoming IDF veteran students transition into academic life at the School of General Studies. As a new student, we realize that you may have questions and might be seeking additional information regarding being a student at Columbia University.