Tag | Student Highlights

Poly-sea: How might we make recycling plastic easier for the consumer?

Suma Balaram, a student in the MS Strategic Design and Management program at Parsons is putting together a co-creation workshop for her final year project. Her project aims at reducing the amount of plastic pollution entering our oceans. She is reaching out to designers and change-makers who are interested in learning more about her project […]

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LEAP Entrepreneurship Club Collaborates with Sure We Can to Create Engagement Around Recycling

In the Fall 2015 semester, students in the MS Strategic Design and Management at Parsons program were invited by Rhea Alexander and Raz Godelnik, the Strategic Design and Management co-directors, to start and lead the Entrepreneurship Club. Since then, the 2017 cohort came together to learn by discussing their shared interest in entrepreneurship to address how to […]

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Visualizing Urban Change: A Collection of Student Projects

Rosannah Sandoval and Larissa Begault, both part-time faculty at Parsons, teach Visualizing Urban Change, a course that teaches students techniques to visually communicate environmental phenomena. Below are student projects from the Fall 2016 semester. LAND, USE AND TEMPORAL URBAN SPACES Sally Yang – Environmental Studies Sasha Hodson – Environmental Studies The project examines the disconnect between formal […]

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Corey Chao Looks at Sea Level Rise Through Media and Planning

  Future Stories By Corey Chao Welcome to Sea Bright, NJ—one of hundreds of coastal towns in the region on the front lines of sea-level rise. Still recovering from Superstorm Sandy, Sea Bright residents are debating stark questions about the town’s long-term future—including the existential possibility that it may eventually be uninhabitable. Six feet of […]

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Design and Technology MFA Candidates Create App Promoting Responsible Tourism and Sustainability for Their Thesis

Raha Ghassemi and Shikha Singh, MFA candidates in the Parsons Design and Technology program are creating an app for their thesis that will help tourists navigate cities in a fun, responsible and sustainable way. Hear more about their thoughts on responsible tourism and their app. Q: What does “responsible tourism” mean to you? Cities are constantly working towards […]

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Strategic Design and Management Students Win Award at Climate CoLab

  Last summer, Strategic Design and Management graduate students: Clair Chun, Ken Lin, Antayra Mares, and Andrea Saloio won the Impact Award, the Judge’s Choice Award, and the Popular Choice Award for the Materials Matter 2016 Challenge at the Climate CoLab, a crowdsourcing platform that gives people the opportunity to work together to create proposals […]

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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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Meet our TEDC Scholars: Corey Chao, MFA Transdisciplinary Design

Corey Chao, an MFA candidate in Transdicplinary Design at Parsons was one of the four students who were chosen to be a TEDC Scholar for 2016-2017. Corey comes from a diverse background working in ethnography, film, and digital media. His TEDC Scholars project will focus on exploring ways participatory media can lead to the creation of new […]

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Global Urban Futures Project Hosts Interdisciplinary Workshop on Urban Policy Implications of International Conferences

The following article was written by Crista Carter (Masters in Urban Policy Analysis & Management 2016) and José Gálvez Contreras (Ph.D. in Public and Urban Policy 2019) On Tuesday, May 3, 2016 the Global Urban Futures Project at the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy hosted an interdisciplinary urban policy workshop that brought together […]

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Storm Hurwitz Completes Thesis on Classification Expansion and Political Subversion: Indigenous Communities, Internal Displacement, and International Law

Storm Hurwitz, a Global Studies major with a minor in Journalism and Design at Eugene Lang completed his thesis, Classification Expansion & Political Subversion: Indigenous Communities, Internal Displacement, and International Law on the implications of indigenous communities in Alberta, Canada being understood as Internally Displaced Persons. His work was presented at the Dean’s Honors Symposium. Hear about […]

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