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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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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 Jaskiran Dhillon Joins Tishman Center Affiliated Faculty

Jaskiran Dhillon, Assistant Professor of Global Studies and Anthropology at the Schools for Public Engagement, has joined the cohort of Tishman Center Affiliated Faculty. Her research and practice focuses on decolonization, Indigenous rights, and environmental justice. She shared her thoughts on decolonization and the future of the pipeline protests. Q: What lead to you researching and […]

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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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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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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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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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Laura Sansone’s Textile Lab Promotes Ethical Textile Production

Laura Sansone, Assistant Professor of Alternative Fashion Systems at Parsons School of Design, is the founder of Textile Lab, an ongoing project that examines environmentally responsible textile methods and community based systems of production. One of the Textile Lab’s primary objectives is to educate the public about fashion waste, which contributes to increased greenhouse gas emissions […]

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Nadia Elrokhsy On Teaching Sustainability in Interior Design Panel for AIA New York

Nadia Elrokhsy, Assistant Professor of Sustainable Interior Design and Interim Director of the BFA in Architectural Design and the BS in Urban Design programs will be speaking on a panel about unifying pedagogy needed to teach holistic, human-centered interior design to the next generation of students and professionals. Check out the event information below! Teaching Sustainability […]

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