Recently EPSM students had the opportunity to attend the 20th annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Philadelphia thanks to generous funding from the The New School Student Senate to the Sustainable Cities Club. Presented by the U.S. Green Building Council, the four-day conference is the world’s largest dedicated to green building. Highlights included keynote […]
Click here to watch a short video from the Department of Energy featuring Empowerhouse, the New School’s entry in the 2011 Solar Decathlon. In the video, Lakiya Culley talks about how her solar-powered, passive home, located in D.C.’s Deanwood neighborhood, has changed her family’s future.
The Spring 2013 special issue of the Planning for Higher Education Journal includes an article by EPSM Professor John Clinton, Former Parsons FTF Laura Briggs, and three Milano alums: Gal Gabriel from EPSM; John Stinar from OCM and current part-time faculty; and Orlando Velez from Urban Policy. Congratulations!
Want to get to know the new EPSM Director Rick McGahey? Check out this great Q & A on the New_S blog here.
Welcome to fall from the Corbin Hill Food Project (CHFP). We here at CHFP want to let you know that it is not too late to sign-up for our Farm Share and pick up fresh, local, sustainably grown produce on campus each week! Our members (aka Shareholders) sign up only a week ahead of […]
Check out the New_S blog post on all the great green features of the new university center here!
On Saturday, September 21st Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management students of Milano joined the Day of Action on Keystone. The rally began in Battery Park at noon and proceeded into the South Street Seaport. Marchers dressed in blue to represent the rising tides of climate change and carried posters protesting the pipeline and tar sands. […]
By Rick McGahey, EPSM Director In the wake of Hurricane Sandy and the devastation created in New York and New Jersey, Congress authorized over $50 billion in relief funds, with the tri-state region (New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut) likely to get $16 billion. The legislation, and the federal programs and agencies that administer the […]
by Rick McGahey, Director, EPSM I was interviewed for the PBS NewsHour on Mayor Bloomberg’s legacy, and issues facing the next Mayor. The comments PBS used focused on budget and inequality issues, although I also spoke about how action on the environment can create opportunities for economic development and job creation, especially for low-income communities. […]
By Rick McGahey, Director, EPSM The media this week has been filled with commentary on the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, now remembered primarily for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s immortal “I Have a Dream” speech. The march was a watershed moment for American social and racial justice, […]