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Director Michelle DePass honored at NYC-EJA’s 25th Anniversary Gala

The New York City Environmental Justice Alliance (NYC-EJA) celebrated its 25th anniversary on Thursday, April 6, 2017. At the celebratory Gala, NYC-EJA honored the contributions of former board members and staff who have gone on to work at different levels of government, academia, foundations, non-profit organizations, and media. The first of the “Magnificent Seven” honorees was Michelle DePass, […]

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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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Professor Mehdi Salehi Reflects on Drones for Refugees and The Presidential Administration’s Impacts

Mehdi Salehi, a part-time Lecturer at Parsons School of Design, Tishman Center Affiliated Faculty, and Tishman Center 2016 Faculty Grant Recipient reflects on his project, Drones for Refugees, and its importance in the new Presidential Administration. Q: Describe your project’s evolution since receiving the Tishman Center grant. What have been some significant milestones? A: The Tishman […]

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Professor Mia White Reflects on Feminism for the 99%

In a recent article in Browsings, The Harpers Blog, Mia White, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies and Tishman Center Affiliated Faulty shared her thoughts on the strike on International Women’s Day, 2017. Dr. White focused on her response to students who have come to her feeling unsure about what to do in light of the current political situation in […]

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Grant Winner Wendy Popp Hosts “Beyond the Polar Bears” Workshops

Wendy Popp is a part-time faculty member at Parsons School of Design, Tishman Center Affiliated Faculty, and a Tishman Center  Faculty Grant Recipient. This semester, Popp has held several workshops with artists as a part of her research project, Beyond the Polar Bears. Check out her recaps of these workshops below! Beyond the Polar Bears Waxing on […]

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Professor Andy Smith Publishes ‘Food and the Environment’

Andy F. Smith, of Part Time Foods Studies Faculty, has officially joined the Tishman Center’s Affiliated Faculty cohort. Professor Smith has taught food studies courses at The New School for the past 20 years, and now he has joined the Tishman Center to address social justice issues surrounding global climate change. Andrew F. Smith is […]

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Beyond Polar Bears Storytelling Workshop with Todd Lambrix

Wendy Popp welcomes the stories of artist and beekeeper Todd Lambrix. Join us for storytelling inspiration, creative writing, drawing and the taste of raw honey while we think about climate change and pollinators, brainstorm, journal, and sketch a model donned in beekeeping attire for our collaboration with 350.org. Please bring your sketchbook and/or laptop! Bringing […]

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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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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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Searching for a Marine Plastic Pollution Solution

Tishman Center Faculty Grant Project enters digital phase with Collab course this semester. By Barent Roth, Tishman Center Affiliated Faculty When people first learn about the horrific marine plastic pollution problem in our ocean’s gyres, they are predictably outraged. Sadly it is often just as predictable that they will be left with only a limited (albeit necessary) […]

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