Tag | Sustainability

Parsons Students Take On Textile Scrap Design Challenge

Parsons students ventured out to Materials For The Arts‘ (MFTA) Long Island City warehouse to participate in a textile strap design challenge on April 13th. The challenge: help MFTA come up with a design that uses textile scraps to make something innovative and useful. The average American disposes of 75 pounds of textiles each year, but […]

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LEAP Entrepreneurship Club Partners with Sure We Can During Earth Week

LEAP Entrepreneurship Club is partnering with Sure We Can Recycling Center during Earth Week to collect plastic bottles and aluminum cans at The New School, which will support Sure We Can’s mission to support the local community, particularly the most vulnerable residents, and promote social inclusion, environmental awareness, and economic empowerment. Look out for donation spots in the […]

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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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Beyond Polar Bears Storytelling Workshop with Todd Lambrix

Wendy Popp welcomes the stories of artist and beekeeper Todd Lambrix. Join us for storytelling inspiration, creative writing, drawing and the taste of raw honey while we think about climate change and pollinators, brainstorm, journal, and sketch a model donned in beekeeping attire for our collaboration with 350.org. Please bring your sketchbook and/or laptop! Bringing […]

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Campus Sustainability Student Open House

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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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Tishman Center Affiliated Faculty Discuss New Approaches to Sustainability in University-Wide Curriculum

At an Affiliated Faculty meeting on February 14th, faculty from across the university met with the staff and leadership of the Tishman Center to share plans and ideas to embed sustainability in the curriculum for all New School students. When The New School’s Board of Trustees approved a motion to divest from all fossil fuels […]

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GreenHome NYC Seeks Student Volunteers

From GreenHome NYC: A community-oriented, volunteer-run organization, GreenHomeNYC’s mission is to promote an energy efficient and sustainable built environment and to support green professional development in New York City. The organization provides sustainability information to the general public and technical education to advance sustainability careers through a diverse array of programming, events, peer-to-peer mentoring and […]

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The Institute of Culinary Education and The New School Announce Zero Waste Food Conference

The Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) and The New School announce the launch of the Zero Waste Food conference, an exploration of sustainable methods for producing, distributing, consuming and disposing of food in the environments where we cook and where we eat. The conference will take place on April 28 and 29, 2017 at locations on The […]

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Free School Supplies Available During Orientation Week

Make sure to visit the Making Center during Orientation Week to pick up FREE school supplies donated by your fellow students at the end of last semester. Supplies are limited, and available on a first come first served basis. If you see something you need for a class this semester, feel free to grab it. Available […]

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