Date | March, 2017

Trash Free Waters Partnership Meeting Highlights

  On March 16th, The New School community was invited to join the Trash Free Waters Partnership Meeting to hear from local experts about ongoing efforts to reduce plastic debris in our waterways, including a presentation by New School faculty Barent Roth. The TFW Partnership NY/NJ, formerly led by EPA Region 2, is a collaborative effort across public, private, […]

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Resilient Cities, Livable Futures: New York City Keynote Highlights

“First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. And then you win.” This quote from Mahatma Gandhi was presented by Cecil D. Corbin-Mark, Deputy Director of WE ACT for Environmental Justice, during the Resilient Cities, Livable Futures: New York City Keynotes Event that took place on March 20th at The New […]

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New School Food Pantry Volunteer Training

The Food Pantry needs volunteers! If you are interested in in helping to distribute food at the food pantry, please join us at an upcoming volunteer opportunity: The Food Pantry Volunteer Training Tuesday, March 28, 4:00-5:00 pm at the Food Pantry – 12th floor cafe, 6 East 16th Street The training will focus on: Why […]

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Michelle DePass on Women’s History Month and the Environmental Justice Movement

Michelle DePass, Director of the Tishman Center and Dean of the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy reflects on the environmental justice movement and women’s role in the environmental justice movement for Women’s History Month. By Michelle DePass In recognition of Women’s History Month, I am taking this opportunity to reflect on […]

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Free Admission to Zero Waste Food for Students Who Sign Up to Volunteer

Students who sign up to volunteer for the Zero Waste Food Conference have a chance to receive free admission if they sign up to volunteer. Student ticket prices are $40 for the two days. Students interested can contact Mariel at foodstudies@newschool.edu and Chelsea at SUSevents@newschool.edu. Information about the conference is below Zero Waste Food Conference Friday, […]

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Checking in With Professor Mindy Fullilove

  Mindy Fullilove, Tishman Center Affiliated Faculty and Professor of Urban Policy and Health at the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy checks in on her current projects and women’s role in the environmental justice movement in celebration of International Women’s Month. Q: What led you to propose the founding of University of Orange? Are there […]

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Textile Scrap Workshop: Design Challenge!

Are you a designer who loves a creative challenge? Do you ever think about upcycling and reducing waste, or how to give new life to discarded materials? Do you want a chance to win $100? If so, Materials for the Arts (MFTA) is looking for YOU! In partnership with the NY Department of Sanitation, MFTA […]

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Parsons Professor Barent Roth to Speak at 2017 Plastic Pollution Summit

Parsons Professor Barent Roth will be speaking at the South Carolina Aquarium 2017 Plastic Pollution Summit. The South Carolina Aquarium is collaborating with 5 Gyres Institute and the Lonely Whale Foundation to host Breaking Down Plastic, a one-day summit being held March 30, 2017, in Charleston, South Carolina. The summit partners represent local, national, and international […]

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Call for Submissions – Sustainapalooza IV: Climate Chaos, A Crisis in Health

Sustainapalooza is an annual event for young people engaged in efforts to facilitate enhanced urban resiliency and sustainability. This year, Sustainapalooza will take place on Saturday, April 15th as we think about the theme of health–personal, ecological, and social. We are currently in the process of organizing workshops, guest panelists, speakers and gathering submissions of […]

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Space and the Making of Race-Capitalism: A Presentation by Mia White

Public Lecture: Space and the Making of Race-Capitalism Monday, March 13 6:00-7:50pm 6 E. 16th Street, Room D1107 Mia White, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, The New School This lecture erects three conceptual pillars: institutions, history, space. “Institution” is understood broadly as any structure or mechanism of social order governing the behavior of individuals while […]

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