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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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Car Free Day NYC Logo Design Competition 2017

Check out an exciting opportunity for this year’s Car Free Day! They are holding an open competition for the art that will accompany Car Free Day and that will be used to promote the initiative leading up to the 22nd. They will be accepting submissions of designs for the official 2017 Car Free Day Flier and artwork until […]

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The Election: Our Thoughts

As the election draws to a close, the Tishman Center stands together with our campus, neighbors, and communities for peace, justice and solidarity. We believe that everyone has the right to thrive in a democratic, peaceful and sustainable society. Today we are focusing on the potential for progress on the challenges we face as a […]

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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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Michael Palumbo: Parsons School of Art, Media, and Technology Staff and Artist

Michael Palumbo, Senior Office Manager at the School of Art, Media, and Technology at Parsons has been studying and creating art since his undergraduate years at the University of Rhode Island. His paintings, drawings, and photography are inspired by nature. His art in his own words: Q: How long has nature served as an inspiration for […]

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Celebrating Food Day…For a Whole Week

We’re partnering with New School Dining to celebrate Food Day on October 24 as part of Campus Sustainability Month. Be sure to stop by to learn all about the sustainability as justice efforts of our own food producers, suppliers, and distributors. Then head to the dining room on the second floor of the University Center any day October […]

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THE NEW SCHOOL SUPPORTS LARGEST HIGHER EDUCATION SUSTAINABILITY CONFERENCE

The New School is proud to announce our involvement as a Host Sponsor for the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s (AASHE) 2016 Conference & Expo in Baltimore, Oct. 9-12 With a theme of Beyond the Campus, this conference inspires, motivates, energizes and empowers higher education professionals to advance sustainability initiatives and […]

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Randall’s Island Upcoming Clean Up

Date: October 2nd, 2016 Location: Randall’s Island, 10 Central Rd., New York, NY 10035 Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Join rei and United by Blue for a cleanup of Randalls Island/Wards Island and its’ surrounding waterways. This historical landmark features salt marshes and freshwater wetlands, provides precious habitat for wildlife, and a large variety of recreational areas for sports, concerts, […]

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Why we marked Watching and Reading spaces on the Sustainability Wayforming Map

Maybe it’s a little more obvious why we mapped water bottle filling stations and places to lock your bike. Watching and reading spaces have their place on our Sustainability Wayforming map too though because we are thinking broadly about what it means for The New School to be a sustainable place and a sustainable community. […]

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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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