Date | September, 2016

Sustainability Wayforming: Producing at The New School

New School students have many talents – from design, to performance, to critical analysis – and they put these skills to use, producing a huge variety of things from clothing and product models to operas and plays, from sociological studies to policy proposals. The production process, no matter what it looks like, is an opportunity […]

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Celebrating Campus Sustainability Month at The New School

The New School is proud to participate in Campus Sustainability Month throughout October. This annual event, hosted by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), celebrates higher education sustainability achievements while raising awareness of the value of sustainability in higher education.     How can you get involved? Attend a sustainability-related event on […]

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THE NEW SCHOOL SUPPORTS LARGEST HIGHER EDUCATION SUSTAINABILITY CONFERENCE

The New School is proud to announce our involvement as a Host Sponsor for the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s (AASHE) 2016 Conference & Expo in Baltimore, Oct. 9-12 With a theme of Beyond the Campus, this conference inspires, motivates, energizes and empowers higher education professionals to advance sustainability initiatives and […]

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Randall’s Island Upcoming Clean Up

Date: October 2nd, 2016 Location: Randall’s Island, 10 Central Rd., New York, NY 10035 Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Join rei and United by Blue for a cleanup of Randalls Island/Wards Island and its’ surrounding waterways. This historical landmark features salt marshes and freshwater wetlands, provides precious habitat for wildlife, and a large variety of recreational areas for sports, concerts, […]

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Nadia Elrokshy: Faculty and Volunteer for Energy and Environmental Design in New York City

Nadia Elrokhsy, Interim Director of the BFA Architectural Design and BS Urban Design programs at Parsons, is an active volunteer member with a number of energy and environmental design initiatives in New York City. As part of her ongoing commitment to the fields of the built environment, sustainability and design for resilience, she is currently serving […]

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New York City Urban Field Station Seeks Social Science Assistant

The mission of the New York City Urban Field Station is to improve quality of life in urban areas by conducting and supporting research about social-ecological systems and natural resource management. It began in 2006 as a partnership between the USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station and the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation and […]

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Kristin Reynolds Publishes Book “Beyond the Kale”

Kristin Reynolds, Lecturer in Environmental Studies, Food Studies, and Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management and Associate Professor at CUNY School of Public Health, Nevin Cohen recently published Beyond the Kale: Urban Agriculture and Social Justice Activism in New York City. Description: Urban agriculture is increasingly considered an important part of creating just and sustainable cities. Yet the benefits that many […]

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Professor Mindy Fullilove Selected for New National Leadership Program to Build Culture of Health

(New York, NY) With their ability to design research to meet urgent community needs, and to directly apply research to create change, researchers and community leaders—such as directors of nonprofits,  faith leaders, organizers or advocates—are powerful partners for impacting urgent community health needs. As one of only 15 three-person teams selected, Mindy Fullilove, Professor of […]

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EPSM Student Taylor Vogt Launches Sustainability-Focused Youtube Channel

Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management student Taylor Vogt has launched a new youtube channel about sustainability related topics, focusing on climate change: Brundtland Report. The channel features topical stories and discussions, based on the latest climate and sustainability news. Taylor is seeking contributors to the show. Get involved to become a voice for sustainability and give your ideas on […]

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Why we marked Watching and Reading spaces on the Sustainability Wayforming Map

Maybe it’s a little more obvious why we mapped water bottle filling stations and places to lock your bike. Watching and reading spaces have their place on our Sustainability Wayforming map too though because we are thinking broadly about what it means for The New School to be a sustainable place and a sustainable community. […]

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