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Call for Faculty Proposals: Sustainability Curriculum Funding Opportunity

We are excited to announce the Tishman Center’s faculty funding opportunity for Academic Year 2017-2018.  The Tishman Center will offer grants to faculty members designing projects to develop curriculum or pedagogy that addresses a set of core sustainability learning competencies. This funding opportunity is focused in part, in response to a mandate from University Leadership […]

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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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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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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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Parsons Professor Barent Roth to Speak at 2017 Plastic Pollution Summit

Parsons Professor Barent Roth will be speaking at the South Carolina Aquarium 2017 Plastic Pollution Summit. The South Carolina Aquarium is collaborating with 5 Gyres Institute and the Lonely Whale Foundation to host Breaking Down Plastic, a one-day summit being held March 30, 2017, in Charleston, South Carolina. The summit partners represent local, national, and international […]

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Space and the Making of Race-Capitalism: A Presentation by Mia White

Public Lecture: Space and the Making of Race-Capitalism Monday, March 13 6:00-7:50pm 6 E. 16th Street, Room D1107 Mia White, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, The New School This lecture erects three conceptual pillars: institutions, history, space. “Institution” is understood broadly as any structure or mechanism of social order governing the behavior of individuals while […]

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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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Director Michelle DePass Comments on the Resignation of Mustafa Ali from the U.S. EPA

Mustafa Ali resigned from his post as Assistant Associate Administrator for Environmental Justice at the U.S. EPA last Friday. Ali’s resignation letter included some key lessons from his 24 years of service, including: “Communities Speak For Themselves,” the value of knowledge held by “Frontline” communities, and the importance of preserving the EPA’s Brownfields program. In an interview with […]

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