Current News at the Institute

By Jason Hung, guest blogger
Monday, September 25, 2017
Monday, September 25, 2017

Human rights students at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR) gathered on September 21st over pizza for the Human Rights Internship Panel where those fresh from their summer internships talked about their biggest take-aways from summer of 2017.

By Zina Precht-Rodriguez, Columbia College ’19
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
This summer, Columbia College student Zina Precht-Rodriguez participated in an eight-week international internship program sponsored by Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR). Her research interests include climate policy and intergenerational justice.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Senior Researcher and Director of the Business and Human Rights Program Joanne Bauer published an article in the Business and Human Rights Journal in August 2017 discussing her methods for deepening students knowledge and experience in business and human rights through a year-long multi-disciplinary clinic that prepares them for the complex challenges of the field.

Human Rights student Stephanie Kim works with Indigenous Peoples in Nepal
Friday, August 11, 2017

Through ISHR's Student Volunteer Program, undergraduate Stephanie Kim volunteered in Nepal this summer with 2016 Advocate Chhing Lamu Sherpa of the NGO Mountain Spirit.