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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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Student Opportunity: Research Assistants to collect systematic data in NYC parks

Seeking Research Assistants to collect systematic data in NYC parks Paid opportunity ($18/hour), variable hours per week including weekends, March-October 2017. Interested applicants should contact Gina Lovasi, Urban Health Collaborative Co-Director, Drexel University (gsl45@drexel.edu) Background: Racial and ethnic and income disparities in childhood overweight and obesity persist and in some instances have widened. To reduce […]

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Critical Enviro-Film Series with Environmental Studies

Open to all. This series supports the new Environmental Studies course, Environmental History, Race & Natural Resource Management. Films and dates: Black Gold: 2/21 A Chinese Village Fights Back: 3/7 Embrace the Serpent: 3/28 How Cuba Survived Peak Oil: 4/11 Dirt and Deeds – Black Farmers Rights: 4/20** Join for pizza, film, and conversation. All […]

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Corey Chao Looks at Sea Level Rise Through Media and Planning

  Future Stories By Corey Chao Welcome to Sea Bright, NJ—one of hundreds of coastal towns in the region on the front lines of sea-level rise. Still recovering from Superstorm Sandy, Sea Bright residents are debating stark questions about the town’s long-term future—including the existential possibility that it may eventually be uninhabitable. Six feet of […]

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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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Resources for Environmental Information and Action Post-Election

The results of the 2016 election have created many uncertainties around the future of many federal environmental policies, job opportunities in the environment and sustainability field, the future of the environmental justice movement, and how to take action. The Tishman Center is compiling a list of resources including on-campus resources at The New School, readings […]

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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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