Date | April, 2016

Call for Volunteers: Beach 41st Community Planting Day

Join us as we head outdoors after the school year is over. Volunteer at the B41 Community Garden Planting Day, a project led by TEDC Associate Director, Victoria Marshall. We will plant over 800 plants, creating a new garden and community space for residents to gather and enjoy the beauty of their surroundings, including the gorgeous view […]

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Assistant Professor Ivan Ramirez Leads First TEDC Skills Lab

Ivan Ramirez, Assistant Professor of Environmental Health at Eugene Lang College led the first TEDC Skills Lab with an interactive workshop about El Nino and Sea-Air Interactions. El Nino is the anomalous warming of the ocean waters in the eastern Pacific and coastal Peru and Ecuador. La Nina is cooler than average sea surface temperatures in the central and […]

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Register now: Fi2W Climate Change Journalism Workshop

Monday, May 23, 3PM – 8PM The New School – 65 W 11th Street, NYC Deadline to Apply: May 2, 2016 Apply Here Tuition: Free for Accepted Applicants A workshop for journalists in community + ethnic media The change is visible. 2015 was the hottest summer ever recorded in New York City.  Heat waves and extreme […]

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Michelle DePass Discusses Environmental Justice at Yale

Michelle DePass, TEDC Director and Dean of Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy spoke at Yale University’s School of Forestry and Environmental Studies‘ event: Post Flint Ensuring Environmental Justice for All on April 19. Her focus topics included: how to approach environmental justice in an academic context, educating students more broadly about environmental justice’s […]

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Glen Carswell Investigates “Adaptation to Water Stress in the Upper East Region of Ghana”

Glen Carswell, an M.S. Candidate in Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management at the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy completed his “Adaptation to Water Stress in the Upper East Region of Ghana” project in Professor Shagun Mehrotra’s Advanced Seminar in Fall 2015. Interested in sustainable development, he chose to investigate adaptation strategies […]

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“Disobedience” by New School Alumnus Kelly Nyks Making World Premiere

Disobedience, the sequel to Disruption, which premiered at The New School for the People’s Climate March, is making its world premiere in a special screening of the pilot of this six-part series at DGA Theater, located at 110 W 57th Street on Friday, April 29 at 8:00 PM. Disobedience is the story of the struggle to […]

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2016 TEDC Announces Faculty Grant Winners

TEDC has announced this year’s faculty grant winners and their projects during Earth Week 2016. New School faculty from across the university apply policy, design, and social justice perspectives to address critical environmental issues generated by the impacts of climate change and other environmental threats to community well-being. Faculty grant winners will continue their projects […]

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TEDC Sustainability Associate Molly Craft Johnson Writes About Environmental Justice and Earth Week

In honor of Earth Week at The New School, TEDC Sustainability Associate, Molly Craft Johnson,  wrote an article for the Center of New York City Affairs Urban Matters called “Environmental Justice Takes Center Stage On Earth Day.” Looking at environmental justice crises such as the elevated levels of lead in both Flint, MI and Newark, NJ, she states: …the […]

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TEDC Scholar Alexandria McBride to Present Research For Earth Week, New TEDC Scholars Announced

TEDC Scholar, Alexandria McBride will present her research at the TEDC Scholars Lunch and Learn on Tuesday 4/19 at 12:00 PM at 79 5th Avenue Room 1618. Her research project is called: ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION ON MINORITY STEM INTEREST. The 2016-2017 cohort of TEDC Scholars and their projects will also be announced. The 2016-2017 TEDC Scholars […]

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Waste Reduction Tips from the Sustainable Cities Club

The New School’s Sustainable Cities Club brought Jacquie Ottman from We Hate to Waste to campus to share some tips and tricks for reducing waste in your daily life. Consider some of these strategies to reduce your own waste and live more sustainably: Use Apps to Share, Swap, and Gift Olio: The Food Sharing Revolution! This free […]

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