Sustainable Urban Communities + CELLA: We do it ourselves

Sustainable Urban Communities is working on a project located at the Messiah Lutheran Church in Greenpoint, in collaboration with CELLA, a non-profit community incubator focused on establishing partnerships to increase ecological literacy and enact change. As part of the CELLA project, our vision is to create a community center at Messiah with sustainability as a […]

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EPSM Students Dive Into the Craft Brewery Industry

In an effort to support the growing craft brewery industry, Julia Connors and Lisabeth Tremblay (EPSM’14) have partnered with the Brewers Association (BA) and Brooklyn Brewery to complete their final masters Professional Decision Report (PDR). This past Monday (April 14th), as part of their research on the sustainable solid waste management practices in the craft […]

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Call for Proposals: Welcome to the Anthropocene

Call for Proposals June 11-14, 2014 Pace University, New York City ‘Welcome to the Anthropocene: From Global Challenge to Planetary Stewardship’ We invite proposals for individual abstracts for individual paper and poster presentations, as well as workshops, discussion symposia, full panels, and mealtime roundtables. Please note that we are departing from past practice and issuing […]

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University Endowments in the Era of Climate Change: The New School’s Options for Reducing Greenhouse Gases

You are encouraged to attend the upcoming community forum on the implications of divesting The New School’s $220M endowment from fossil fuel companies. The event will be held: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Theresa Lang Community and Student Center (Room I202), Arnhold Hall 55 West 13th Street. It would be great if you […]

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Environmental Justice Pioneer Peggy Shepard Featured Speaker at Milano’s Black History Month Celebration

    (From left) Dennis Derryck, Milano Professor of Professional Practice; Peggy Shepard, Executive Director of WE ACT for Environmental Justice; Milano Dean Michelle DePass This February, we welcomed guest speaker Peggy Shepard. She is co-founder and executive director of WE ACT for Environmental Justice, based in West Harlem. She has successfully combined grassroots organizing; […]

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Climate Change, the Winter Olympics and “the End of Snow”

  By Rick McGahey, Director, EPSM February 23, 2014 As the Winter Olympics draw to a close, we hear a lot about the dramatic stories of different athletes and their struggles and athletic triumphs. But there’s another story that isn’t being told, one that could spell the end of the Winter Olympics—the impact of climate […]

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Meeting Times for Sustainable Cities Club

Hello Everyone Please find below the revised meeting times for the Sustainable Cities Club. Thursday, February 13th, 2014 (rescheduled for the 20th, same location & time) location: 66 West 12th, room A 716 time: 6:30pm-7:30pmMonday, March 3rd, 2014 location: 66 West 12th, room A 618 time: 7pm-8pm Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 location: 66 West 12th, room A […]

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Wed. Feb. 12 Special Lecture: The Post-Austerity Agenda: Economics and Sustainability

EPSM is proud to co-sponsor this year’s Robert Heilbroner lecture in economics, given by economist Robert Pollin of U-Mass Amherst.  Pollin, a New School graduate, will criticize austerity policies and lay out a program for economic recovery and sustainable growth that includes green jobs and investments as the centerpiece of a growth strategy. All Milano […]

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Inside the New University Center

Check out this new video on sustainability at the new university center featuring EPSM student Ian Jurgensen: Inside the New Student Center      

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My Capstone Project Recap: B Corps and the New School

By Paula Silverman, EPSM, ’14 I’ve had the privilege of contributing content to the EPSM blog for more than two years, and I regret that I never took the opportunity to post my own opinions and experiences in this space. Now I am set to graduate, but before I pass on the administration of the […]

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