Date | March, 2016

Sustainability Fall 2016 Course Selections

Need to register for classes for Fall 2016? We’ve got a list of all sustainability related courses at The New School prepared for you. Sustainability Corporate Sustainability and Social Responsibility Judith Albert CRN 5403 NSPE – Milano (graduate) This course offers students an opportunity to understand the spectrum of varied corporate stances on the issue of […]

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Deadline Extended! Apply to be a Waterfront Scholar by April 18!

Greetings from the Waterfront Alliance, a civic organization working to protect, transform, and revitalize the New York and New Jersey harbor and waterfront. We are writing to ask your help in inviting your students to apply to attend our annual Waterfront Conference as part of a group of 100 Waterfront Scholars sponsored by Arcadis. This […]

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Gal Yakobovitch Creates Method to Reuse and Repurpose Coats

Parsons student Gal Yakobovitch created a way for an old coat to be reused and repurposed, cutting down on waste for Aran Baker’s Sustainable Systems course. Instead of purchasing a new coat for maximum protection in an emergency situation, Gal created a no fee repair service for coats that will also insert needed pockets to […]

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Nicholas Brinen Designs and Builds Sustainable Structure for Educational Farm

  Nicholas Brinen, a part-time professor at Parsons and a TEDC affiliated faculty designed and built as sustainable structure called FARM Shed for an educational farm in Homestead, FL to support their public teaching program. The project utilized cypress lumber from the “free” section of Craigslist. The cypress was reclaimed from a disassembled fence and naturally is […]

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Energy and Sustainability Summer Analyst at Gotham 360

 Gotham 360 is seeking a student passionate about energy, engineering, sustainability, and environmental policy About Gotham 360 Gotham 360 takes a holistic approach to energy management. For more than a decade, Gotham 360 has used proven methodologies, industry expertise, and deep understanding of the latest technologies to help hundreds of organizations plan, execute, and make […]

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Design Strategies Student Vanya Mittal Wins Design Competition for Car Free Earth Day

  Vanya Mittal, MS Candidate Strategic Design and Management, won a logo competition for the upcoming Car Free Earth Day, an upcoming initiative from Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, aimed at re-imagining how we move about the city and how we can lessen our collective impact on the environment as the largest city in the country. Her logo […]

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Laura Sansone Promotes Sustainable Textiles with Textile Lab

Laura Sansone, Assistant Professor of Alternative Fashion Systems at Parsons School of Design runs the Textile Lab, a research organization focused on ethical textile design and production methods. Textile Lab was born in 2009 out of the GrowNYC Greenmarket system in NYC. They use a mobile kitchen and workstation to research local fiber systems and environmentally […]

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Ana Baptista Quoted in Articles About Passaic River Clean Up

TEDC Associate Director and Assistant Professor of Professional Practice Dr. Ana Baptista was quoted in news sources regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s March 4 announcement to partially clean up the Passaic River, one of the most contaminated bodies of water in the country. Officials said companies that either polluted the river or inherited the liability of […]

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Students at The New School Bring Their Creativity to Climate Action at #ClimateCitizen Hackathon

The Tishman Environment and Design Center and the Buildings Sustainable Initiatives at The New School hosted the #ClimateCitizen Hackathon on Friday, March 4 where New School students attended and created projects that will advance ideas and solutions that will lead to increased awareness and participation in campus-wide climate action. You can read more about each team’s projects […]

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#ClimateCitizen Hackathon: Climate Action Campaign

Project Team Members Taina Guarda Carina Nieves Sofia Flamouropoulos Johanna Golomb Project Description This project recognizes the disconnection of sustainability efforts at the New School. TEDC has been making connections with those on-campus working on sustainability and preparing for The Climate Action Plan phase. In order to accomplish this task, we must do away with separate […]

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