Textile Scrap Workshop: Design Challenge!

Are you a designer who loves a creative challenge? Do you ever think about upcycling and reducing waste, or how to give new life to discarded materials? Do you want a chance to win $100? If so, Materials for the Arts (MFTA) is looking for YOU! In partnership with the NY Department of Sanitation, MFTA […]

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Parsons Professor Barent Roth to Speak at 2017 Plastic Pollution Summit

Parsons Professor Barent Roth will be speaking at the South Carolina Aquarium 2017 Plastic Pollution Summit. The South Carolina Aquarium is collaborating with 5 Gyres Institute and the Lonely Whale Foundation to host Breaking Down Plastic, a one-day summit being held March 30, 2017, in Charleston, South Carolina. The summit partners represent local, national, and international […]

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Call for Submissions – Sustainapalooza IV: Climate Chaos, A Crisis in Health

Sustainapalooza is an annual event for young people engaged in efforts to facilitate enhanced urban resiliency and sustainability. This year, Sustainapalooza will take place on Saturday, April 15th as we think about the theme of health–personal, ecological, and social. We are currently in the process of organizing workshops, guest panelists, speakers and gathering submissions of […]

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Space and the Making of Race-Capitalism: A Presentation by Mia White

Public Lecture: Space and the Making of Race-Capitalism Monday, March 13 6:00-7:50pm 6 E. 16th Street, Room D1107 Mia White, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, The New School This lecture erects three conceptual pillars: institutions, history, space. “Institution” is understood broadly as any structure or mechanism of social order governing the behavior of individuals while […]

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Massimo Bottura Joins the Tishman Center as a Visiting Scholar in Spring 2017

Massimo Bottura, famed Italian restaurateur, is joining the Tishman Environment and Design Center during the Spring 2017 semester as a Visiting Scholar. Bottura  will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Zero Waste Food conference on April 28-29. Tishman Center Affiliated Faculty, Fabio Parasecoli is collaborating with the Institute of Culinary Education to organize and […]

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Mathy Stanislaus Joins the Tishman Center as a Visiting Scholar in Spring 2017

The Tishman Environment and Design Center is excited to announce that Mathy Stanislaus, former Assistant Administrator at the US Environmental Protection Agency, will join us as a Visiting Scholar in Spring 2017. Stanislaus joins the Tishman Center conducting research to advance circular economy policies and practices. Stanislaus will join the Tishman Center to develop a […]

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JoAnn Kay Chase Joins the Tishman Center as a Visiting Scholar in Spring 2017

JoAnn Kay Chase has joined the Tishman Environment and Design Center as a Visiting Scholar for Spring 2017. Chase will join the Tishman Center during Earth Week at The New School, to curate and moderate one of the highlighted events: Ecology and Sovereignty: Native and Indigenous Perspectives Transcending Boundaries. The event will bring together Native […]

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Professor Mehdi Salehi Reflects on Drones for Refugees and The Presidential Administration’s Impacts

Mehdi Salehi, a part-time Lecturer at Parsons School of Design, Tishman Center Affiliated Faculty, and Tishman Center 2016 Faculty Grant Recipient reflects on his project, Drones for Refugees, and its importance in the new Presidential Administration. Q: Describe your project’s evolution since receiving the Tishman Center grant. What have been some significant milestones? A: The Tishman […]

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Professor Mia White Reflects on Feminism for the 99%

In a recent article in Browsings, The Harpers Blog, Mia White, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies and Tishman Center Affiliated Faulty shared her thoughts on the strike on International Women’s Day, 2017. Dr. White focused on her response to students who have come to her feeling unsure about what to do in light of the current political situation in […]

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Director Michelle DePass Comments on the Resignation of Mustafa Ali from the U.S. EPA

Mustafa Ali resigned from his post as Assistant Associate Administrator for Environmental Justice at the U.S. EPA last Friday. Ali’s resignation letter included some key lessons from his 24 years of service, including: “Communities Speak For Themselves,” the value of knowledge held by “Frontline” communities, and the importance of preserving the EPA’s Brownfields program. In an interview with […]

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