Date | August, 2016

Mehdi Salehi’s Drones For Refugees Project Featured in Greek Reporter

Mehdi Salehi‘s project, Drones for Refugees, was recently profiled in the Greek Reporter. Drones for Refugees is a real-time drone monitoring system and can cover the area of the Mediterranean where refugees usually cross during the day or night. It streams live footage of the refugee’s boats and their exact geographical location. These drones will […]

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Ivan Ramirez Published in EcoHealth

Assistant Professor Ivan Ramirez recently co-authored an article entitled El Niño, Climate, and Cholera Associations in Piura, Peru, 1991–2001: A Wavelet Analysis. Abstract: In Peru, it was hypothesized that epidemic cholera in 1991 was linked to El Niño, the warm phase of El Niño–Southern Oscillation. While previous studies demonstrated an association in 1997–1998, using cross-sectional data, they […]

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New School Community Citi Bike Membership Discount

Did you know there are Citi Bike stations in front of almost every New School building? From even the “least accessible” buildings, the closest station is just a 1-2 minute walk away! New School students, faculty, and staff can take advantage of a special New School Community Discount. Sign up now at narwhalnation.com for a $120 annual Citi […]

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8/29-8/31: Make Parsons Shirt-Less, Open to All New School Students

MONDAY 08/29 – THURSDAY 09/01 11AM – 2PM LOBBY OF 2 WEST 13TH ST OPENING EVENT MONDAY 08/29 5PM – 7PM This event is open to ALL NEW SCHOOL STUDENTS Over 2 billion t-shirts are sold each year. 700 gallons of water are used to make one t-shirt. More than 17 million tons of cotton was produced last year. 215 billion t-shirts could […]

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Welcome Back: Environmental Programs Fall Mixer

 Welcome back! Join us for a Fall Mixer open to all students, faculty, and staff interested in climate, sustainability, and environmental justice. New Schoolers from all schools and majors are welcome to attend to connect with old friends, meet new classmates, and connect based on shared interests. Refreshments will be served. Monday, September 12 | […]

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Welcome Back: Faculty Open House

New School Faculty are invited to join the Tishman Environment and Design Center for a Welcome Back Open House. Kick off the new school year, find out about what the Tishman Center team has been up to over the summer, and what we are planning for this school year. We’re looking forward to working with […]

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Job Opportunity: Project Assistant

The Tishman Environment and Design Center is hiring a new Project Assistant. The Tishman Center fosters the integration of bold design policy, and social justice approaches to environmental issues to advance just and sustainable outcomes in collaboration with communities. The Tishman Center is a university-wide center.  We work to support progressive innovation for sustainability, make […]

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Join Our Mailing List!

Want to stay up-to-date on Tishman Environment and Design Center activities, events, research and other opportunities?  Want to be in the loop on all things sustainability-related at The New School? No problem! Stay in touch in three easy steps: Join our mailing list Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Pro move: Take the New […]

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New School Dining Seeks Sustainability Interns

New School Dining seeks students committed to institutional sustainability and food justice to join a team of Sustainability Interns for 2016/17. Interns work alongside Dining Directors, University Administrators, and Chefs to assess the economic, environmental and social sustainability of food purchases for cafeterias on campus. Students interested in applying should be passionate about healthy food […]

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Form New Ways of Practicing Environmental Sustainability

Have you seen this map on campus? Sustainability is a core value at The New School and an essential feature of the physical campus and the university community. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) website says: “Sustainability is based on a simple principle: Everything that we need for our survival and well-being depends, either directly or […]

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