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Parsons Students Take On Textile Scrap Design Challenge

Parsons students ventured out to Materials For The Arts‘ (MFTA) Long Island City warehouse to participate in a textile strap design challenge on April 13th. The challenge: help MFTA come up with a design that uses textile scraps to make something innovative and useful. The average American disposes of 75 pounds of textiles each year, but […]

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Earth Week Spotlight: Maya Lazzaro

As Earth Week at The New School approaches, it is time to explore some of our special guests that will be a part of this event-filled week. Maya Lazzaro will be one of multiple individuals that will be a part of a panel focusing on Native Sovereignty during Earth Week. Maya is currently a Senior […]

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LEAP Entrepreneurship Club Partners with Sure We Can During Earth Week

LEAP Entrepreneurship Club is partnering with Sure We Can Recycling Center during Earth Week to collect plastic bottles and aluminum cans at The New School, which will support Sure We Can’s mission to support the local community, particularly the most vulnerable residents, and promote social inclusion, environmental awareness, and economic empowerment. Look out for donation spots in the […]

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Cecil Corbin-Mark on Climate Resiliency in Northern Manhattan

Cecil D. Corbin-Mark has learned, first-hand, the importance of utilizing resident expertise when dealing with climate resiliency. The current Deputy Director of WE ACT for Environmental Justice discussed this importance during the Resilient Cities, Livable Futures: New York City conference on March 20th at The New School. Hundreds joined researchers from the Urban Resilience to Extremes Sustainability Research […]

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EPSM Student Earns University of Michigan Environmental Fellowship

Cheryl Bennett, a student in the Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management program at the Milano School has earned the University of Michigan Environmental Fellowship. Check out what she’ll be doing as fellow in her own words. With a background working with diverse populations surrounding food security, environment, and policy, Cheryl Bennett entered the Environmental Policy […]

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Who’s Behind the Earth Week Logo?

As Earth Week at The New School approaches, the Tishman Center talks logistics with Earth Week Logo creator, George Ellis. George Ellis, who graduated from Parsons in the Spring of 2016 with an M.S. in Strategic Design and Management, has had quite the journey to get to where he is now. George came to the […]

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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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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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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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