Date | January, 2017

Message from the Director in Response to Executive Orders

Michelle DePass, Director of the Tishman Environment and Design Center and Dean of the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy shares her thoughts and reflections on recent presidential executive orders and their impacts on climate change and social justice.  Since January 20th, we have witnessed an unprecedented attack on our core values and on […]

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Tishman Center Talks Future of US Environmental Policy, Climate Change and Climate Adaptation

Michelle DePass, Director the Tishman Center, Dean of the Milano School, and former Assistant Administrator at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Robert Verchick, Gauthier-St. Martin Chair in Environmental Law at Loyola University New Orleans and former Deputy Associate Administrator for Policy at the EPA, brought New School students, faculty, staff and visitors from outside The […]

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LUBA LUKOVA Featured speaker for the Climate Change project: Beyond The Polar Bears Create images for a Global Climate Movement

Luba Lukova will share her art processes and Social Justice Posters. Bring your laptops and sketchbooks. Weds. February, 8, 20173:00 – 3:50 Room 11042 West 13th Street Regarded as one of the most distinctive image makers working today, artist, graphic designer and social activist Luba Lukova focuses on issues such as peace, censorship, immigration, ecology, […]

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Jozef Soloff Shares Thesis on Solar Cells and Reflections on the Election

Jozef “Zef” Soloff, an alum from the Environmental Studies program, completed his thesis last semester on solar cells. His thesis in his own words My thesis asks the question What are people doing to make solar power available to anybody who wants it? through the dye-stained lens of Natural Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells (NDSC), a developing solar technology. […]

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Dr. Cecilia Martinez Joins The New School

Cecilia Martinez, has joined the Milano faculty as Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management.  Dr. Martinez holds a Ph.D. in Urban and Energy Planning from the University of Delaware, an M.P.A. in Public Administration from New Mexico State University, and a B.A. in Political Science from Stanford University. She is a recognized […]

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In the Press: Michelle DePass on Transparency and the EPA

As headlines broke this week about the Trump administration’s freeze on U.S. EPA’s grant program and plans to remove pages about climate change from the U.S. EPA website, Michelle DePass, Director of the Tishman Center and Dean of the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy, weighed in on current events and shared insights gained […]

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Wendy Popp Launches 350.org Climate Change Illustration Project

Illustration faculty member Wendy Popp has received a grant to coordinate an external project on Climate Change.  The Illustration program will be collaborating with  350.org, the international environmental organization on visual interpretations that go beyond the scope of the polar bear and melting ice flow.  All faculty members are invited to incorporate this project into their […]

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#WhyIMarch from The New School

Immediately after the election, we sent out a message to our community that said “the Tishman Center stands together with our campus, neighbors, and communities for peace, justice, and solidarity. We believe that everyone has the right to thrive in a democratic, peaceful and sustainable society.” For exactly these reasons, some of our staff and leadership chose to […]

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Benjamin Silverman, EPSM Alum, Offers Advice and Opportunities to Current Students

Benjamin Silverman, an Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management alum, is currently the Climate and Buildings Program Manager for City of Boston’s Environmental Department. Through his additional work at the US Green Building Council, he has a volunteer opportunity for New School students at the Greenbuild Conference in Boston, happening in November 2017. Students who volunteer at […]

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Searching for a Marine Plastic Pollution Solution

Tishman Center Faculty Grant Project enters digital phase with Collab course this semester. By Barent Roth, Tishman Center Affiliated Faculty When people first learn about the horrific marine plastic pollution problem in our ocean’s gyres, they are predictably outraged. Sadly it is often just as predictable that they will be left with only a limited (albeit necessary) […]

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