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Tishman Center Affiliated Faculty Discuss New Approaches to Sustainability in University-Wide Curriculum

At an Affiliated Faculty meeting on February 14th, faculty from across the university met with the staff and leadership of the Tishman Center to share plans and ideas to embed sustainability in the curriculum for all New School students. When The New School’s Board of Trustees approved a motion to divest from all fossil fuels […]

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GreenHome NYC Seek Student Volunteers

From GreenHome NYC: A community-oriented, volunteer-run organization, GreenHomeNYC’s mission is to promote an energy efficient and sustainable built environment and to support green professional development in New York City. The organization provides sustainability information to the general public and technical education to advance sustainability careers through a diverse array of programming, events, peer-to-peer mentoring and […]

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The Institute of Culinary Education and The New School Announce Zero Waste Food Conference

The Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) and The New School announce the launch of the Zero Waste Food conference, an exploration of sustainable methods for producing, distributing, consuming and disposing of food in the environments where we cook and where we eat. The conference will take place on April 28 and 29, 2017 at locations on The […]

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Student Opportunity: Research Assistants to collect systematic data in NYC parks

Seeking Research Assistants to collect systematic data in NYC parks Paid opportunity ($18/hour), variable hours per week including weekends, March-October 2017. Interested applicants should contact Gina Lovasi, Urban Health Collaborative Co-Director, Drexel University (gsl45@drexel.edu) Background: Racial and ethnic and income disparities in childhood overweight and obesity persist and in some instances have widened. To reduce […]

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Critical Enviro-Film Series with Environmental Studies

Open to all. This series supports the new Environmental Studies course, Environmental History, Race & Natural Resource Management. Films and dates: Black Gold: 2/21 A Chinese Village Fights Back: 3/7 Embrace the Serpent: 3/28 How Cuba Survived Peak Oil: 4/11 Dirt and Deeds – Black Farmers Rights: 4/20** Join for pizza, film, and conversation. All […]

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LEAP Entrepreneurship Club Collaborates with Sure We Can to Create Engagement Around Recycling

In the Fall 2015 semester, students in the MS Strategic Design and Management at Parsons program were invited by Rhea Alexander and Raz Godelnik, the Strategic Design and Management co-directors, to start and lead the Entrepreneurship Club. Since then, the 2017 cohort came together to learn by discussing their shared interest in entrepreneurship to address how to […]

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Professor Willi Semmler Returns to The New School After Exciting Semester in Italy

Willi Semmler, Arnhold Professor of International Cooperation and Development at the New School for Social Research and Tishman Center Affiliated Faculty, has returned from Italy where he served as a visiting professor at Italy’s Sapienza University of Rome, in the Fall 2016 semester, in the law and economics department. Visiting Scholar with Italy’s Sapienza University of […]

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International Affairs Alumus Seeks grant-writer and marketing intern for renewables startup

Since graduating in 2016, International Affairs alumnus Thomas Disley has been working with i4SD, a social enterprise with the mission to see universal access to affordable and modern energy services. The organization is currently scaling up from pilots in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America, and seeking additional team members for the New York Office. Click the links […]

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Beyond the Polar Bears – Second Climate Change Illustration Workshop

Thursday, February 16, 2017 2 West 13th Street, Room L1104  3:00pm – 3:50pm Create images for a global climate movement. Join us, as Guy Billout shares his work and processes in storytelling for the second micro-workshop for our 350.org climate change project, Beyond the Polar Bear! Guy Billout is an internationally renowned artist and illustrator […]

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Visualizing Urban Change: A Collection of Student Projects

Rosannah Sandoval and Larissa Begault, both part-time faculty at Parsons, teach Visualizing Urban Change, a course that teaches students techniques to visually communicate environmental phenomena. Below are student projects from the Fall 2016 semester. LAND, USE AND TEMPORAL URBAN SPACES Sally Yang – Environmental Studies Sasha Hodson – Environmental Studies The project examines the disconnect between formal […]

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