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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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New School Food Pantry Volunteer Training

The Food Pantry needs volunteers! If you are interested in in helping to distribute food at the food pantry, please join us at an upcoming volunteer opportunity: The Food Pantry Volunteer Training Tuesday, March 28, 4:00-5:00 pm at the Food Pantry – 12th floor cafe, 6 East 16th Street The training will focus on: Why […]

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Free Admission to Zero Waste Food for Students Who Sign Up to Volunteer

Students who sign up to volunteer for the Zero Waste Food Conference have a chance to receive free admission if they sign up to volunteer. Student ticket prices are $40 for the two days. Students interested can contact Mariel at foodstudies@newschool.edu and Chelsea at SUSevents@newschool.edu. Information about the conference is below Zero Waste Food Conference Friday, […]

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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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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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Searching for a Marine Plastic Pollution Solution

Tishman Center Faculty Grant Project enters digital phase with Collab course this semester. By Barent Roth, Tishman Center Affiliated Faculty When people first learn about the horrific marine plastic pollution problem in our ocean’s gyres, they are predictably outraged. Sadly it is often just as predictable that they will be left with only a limited (albeit necessary) […]

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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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Environmental Studies Alumna Works to Support NYC Bag Bill

Since graduating from the Environmental Studies program at Lang in May 2016, Lena Greenberg has been working with Cafeteria Culture (CafCu). She first encountered CafCu while planning Sustainapalooza, an annual student-organized event focused on youth-led transitions to a more sustainable and just urban environment. CafCu’s director and founder, Debby Lee Cohen, delivered the keynote address […]

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Added Value Farms Seeks Spring Interns

Added Value Farms is currently seeking spring interns to work across programs focused on youth empowerment, urban agriculture, and community food access. See their website for individual job descriptions, overviews are included below: Spring Office and Communications Intern – flexible start date, ideally 2/14/17 Spring Farm Based Learning Intern – flexible start date, ideally 2/28/17 Spring Youth […]

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Donate Reusable Materials and Supplies December 14-21

The Tishman Environment and Design Center is partnering with the Making Center at Parsons to collect leftover or unused school supplies and materials at the end of the semester. Help us keep reusable items out of landfills! Students from across The New School can bring supplies and materials to the Making Center on the second […]

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