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EPSM Student Earns University of Michigan Environmental Fellowship

Cheryl Bennett, a student in the Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management program at the Milano School has earned the University of Michigan Environmental Fellowship. Check out what she’ll be doing as fellow in her own words. With a background working with diverse populations surrounding food security, environment, and policy, Cheryl Bennett entered the Environmental Policy […]

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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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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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In the Press: Michelle DePass on Transparency and the EPA

As headlines broke this week about the Trump administration’s freeze on U.S. EPA’s grant program and plans to remove pages about climate change from the U.S. EPA website, Michelle DePass, Director of the Tishman Center and Dean of the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy, weighed in on current events and shared insights gained […]

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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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EPSM Students Present Capstones for Fall 2016

On December 12, students in the Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management program will be presenting their capstones at 5:00 at 66 West 12th Street in Room A 501. Students and their capstones include: Chrissy Remein: Defining and Exploring Community Cohesion as an Ecosystem Service Natalia Gutierrez: Using the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) to Assess the […]

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What Will Change: Ana Baptista on Environmental Justice

The next four years will prove to be unprecedented in the roll-back and dismantling of environmental protections. In our new series, What Will Change, Tishman Center Affiliated Faculty reflect on the environmental and social justice impacts of the election results from the perspectives of their research, practice, and passion. Environmental Justice in a Time of […]

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EPSM Student Taylor Vogt Launches Sustainability-Focused Youtube Channel

Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management student Taylor Vogt has launched a new youtube channel about sustainability related topics, focusing on climate change: Brundtland Report. The channel features topical stories and discussions, based on the latest climate and sustainability news. Taylor is seeking contributors to the show. Get involved to become a voice for sustainability and give your ideas on […]

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Director Michelle DePass Says Welcome Back

Welcome to the 2016–2017 academic year! I hope you had an enjoyable summer and are as energized as I am about the year ahead. Here at the Tishman Environment and Design Center we had an exciting summer working with our Visiting Scholars to release white papers and host webinars on the social justice implications of […]

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Visiting Scholars Release White Papers on Environmental Justice Implications of U.S. EPA’s Clean Power Plan

The Tishman Environment and Design Center at The New School in New York City fosters the integration of bold design, policy, and social justice approaches to environmental issues to advance just and sustainable outcomes in collaboration with communities. Visiting Scholars affiliated with the Tishman Center have released a series of White Papers focused on the […]

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