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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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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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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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Mindy Thompson Fullilove and Rodrick Wallace Reflect on Industry Workers’ Role in Election Results

In this Presidential Administration, we have already seen an unprecedented in the roll-back and dismantling of environmental protections and human rights. Tishman Center Affiliated Faculty reflect on the environmental and social justice impacts of the new Presidency from the perspectives of their research, practice, and passion. Listening to the Message Drs. Mindy Thompson Fullilove and Rodrick Wallace […]

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Grant Winner Stephen Metts on New York State’s Fraught Energy Future

Stephen Metts, part-time faculty at the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy, is developing an online mapping platform and database for citizen activism with a faculty grant from the Tishman Center. Learn more about his project, New York’s energy future, and its implications in the new Presidential Administration in his own words. […]

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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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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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