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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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Beyond Polar Bears Storytelling Workshop with Todd Lambrix

Wendy Popp welcomes the stories of artist and beekeeper Todd Lambrix. Join us for storytelling inspiration, creative writing, drawing and the taste of raw honey while we think about climate change and pollinators, brainstorm, journal, and sketch a model donned in beekeeping attire for our collaboration with 350.org. Please bring your sketchbook and/or laptop! Bringing […]

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Campus Sustainability Student Open House

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Poly-sea: How might we make recycling plastic easier for the consumer?

Suma Balaram, a student in the MS Strategic Design and Management program at Parsons is putting together a co-creation workshop for her final year project. Her project aims at reducing the amount of plastic pollution entering our oceans. She is reaching out to designers and change-makers who are interested in learning more about her project […]

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oikos NYC to host first weekend workshop

oikos NYC is hosting it’s 1st ever weekend workshop! TED-style talks will be given by Citizens’ Climate Lobby  on current legislation- what policies are we pushing for locally, what can we do? Climate Nexus on climate change communication- how do we break through to climate deniers? Professor Jamee Moudud on the impact of law on environmental policy…and […]

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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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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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