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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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oikos NYC to host first weekend workshop

oikos NYC is hosting it’s 1st ever weekend workshop! TED-style talks will be given by Citizens’ Climate Lobby  on current legislation- what policies are we pushing for locally, what can we do? Climate Nexus on climate change communication- how do we break through to climate deniers? Professor Jamee Moudud on the impact of law on environmental policy…and […]

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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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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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Sustainability Wayforming: Producing at The New School

New School students have many talents – from design, to performance, to critical analysis – and they put these skills to use, producing a huge variety of things from clothing and product models to operas and plays, from sociological studies to policy proposals. The production process, no matter what it looks like, is an opportunity […]

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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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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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New School Community Citi Bike Membership Discount

Did you know there are Citi Bike stations in front of almost every New School building? From even the “least accessible” buildings, the closest station is just a 1-2 minute walk away! New School students, faculty, and staff can take advantage of a special New School Community Discount. Sign up now at narwhalnation.com for a $120 annual Citi […]

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Welcome Back: Environmental Programs Fall Mixer

 Welcome back! Join us for a Fall Mixer open to all students, faculty, and staff interested in climate, sustainability, and environmental justice. New Schoolers from all schools and majors are welcome to attend to connect with old friends, meet new classmates, and connect based on shared interests. Refreshments will be served. Monday, September 12 | […]

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