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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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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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In the Press: Michelle DePass on Transparency and the EPA

As headlines broke this week about the Trump administration’s freeze on U.S. EPA’s grant program and plans to remove pages about climate change from the U.S. EPA website, Michelle DePass, Director of the Tishman Center and Dean of the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy, weighed in on current events and shared insights gained […]

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#WhyIMarch from The New School

Immediately after the election, we sent out a message to our community that said “the Tishman Center stands together with our campus, neighbors, and communities for peace, justice, and solidarity. We believe that everyone has the right to thrive in a democratic, peaceful and sustainable society.” For exactly these reasons, some of our staff and leadership chose to […]

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Structural inequities and disinvestment take the spotlight in discussion of sea level rise

On a day dedicated to discussing and planning for sea level rise, Tishman Center affiliated faculty Mindy Fullilove broadened the conversation, and challenged planners in the region to recognize and address the role of racism in society. The Regional Plan Association released a new study: Under Water: How Sea Level Rise Threatens the Tri-State Region […]

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Green 2.0 Releases Diversity Derailed: Limited Demand, Effort and Results in Environmental C-Suite Searches Report at The New School

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Jonathan Kent jkent@rabengroup.com     December 8, 2016 NEW YORK, N.Y. — Today, at an event at The New School in New York City, Green 2.0, the only organization solely dedicated to increasing racial diversity across mainstream environmental NGOs, foundations and government agencies, released its new report Diversity Derailed: Limited Demand, Effort […]

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