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Earth Week at The New School 2017 is here!

Earth Week at The New School 2017 is April 15-22. Earth Week is dedicated to championing environmental justice, inspiring activism through artistic expression and design, fostering professional opportunities in environmental sectors, promoting sustainable practices, and advancing sustainability in New York City and the world. Check out what will be going on this Earth Week!  Textile Scrap […]

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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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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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Benjamin Silverman, EPSM Alum, Offers Advice and Opportunities to Current Students

Benjamin Silverman, an Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management alum, is currently the Climate and Buildings Program Manager for City of Boston’s Environmental Department. Through his additional work at the US Green Building Council, he has a volunteer opportunity for New School students at the Greenbuild Conference in Boston, happening in November 2017. Students who volunteer at […]

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Environmental Studies Alumna Works to Support NYC Bag Bill

Since graduating from the Environmental Studies program at Lang in May 2016, Lena Greenberg has been working with Cafeteria Culture (CafCu). She first encountered CafCu while planning Sustainapalooza, an annual student-organized event focused on youth-led transitions to a more sustainable and just urban environment. CafCu’s director and founder, Debby Lee Cohen, delivered the keynote address […]

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New School Alumni bring lunch with a side of social justice on Tuesdays

Get to know an organization that stems from our very own New School roots: Drive Change was a 2014 New Challenge winner and has grown to become one of NYC’s most innovative young organizations. Drive Change utilizes the food truck workplace to run a 1-year paid Fellowship for young adults coming home from jail and […]

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The Election: Our Thoughts

As the election draws to a close, 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. Today we are focusing on the potential for progress on the challenges we face as a […]

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Use your vote to take environmental action on election day

Environmental challenges often feel insurmountable, overwhelming, or just plain scary. While you may feel the same way about election day, November 8, 2016 actually represents a great opportunity for Americans to take environmental action by doing their civic duty. But don’t just take our word for it. Professor Michelle Laporte on the importance of voting […]

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Parsons Alumni Create Innovative Solution to Paper Cup Waste at Vessel

Parsons alumni from Design and Urban Ecologies at Parsons and Transdisciplinary Design, are applying their expertise in disruptive to inspire meaningful action at Vessel, an organization that is dedicated to creating a solution to the paper cup problem. Alums Dagny Tucker and Ron Morrison co-founded Vessel, Zanny Venner is Vessel’s Managing Director of Operations, Cameron Hanson is Vessel’s Design Strategist, and […]

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THE NEW SCHOOL SUPPORTS LARGEST HIGHER EDUCATION SUSTAINABILITY CONFERENCE

The New School is proud to announce our involvement as a Host Sponsor for the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s (AASHE) 2016 Conference & Expo in Baltimore, Oct. 9-12 With a theme of Beyond the Campus, this conference inspires, motivates, energizes and empowers higher education professionals to advance sustainability initiatives and […]

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