Environmental Studies Faculty Timon McPhearson Awarded Twice by Ecological Society of America

For the first time in the Ecological Society of America’s history, Timon McPhearson has been awarded both the Sustainability Science Award and the Innovation in Sustainability Science Award, a rare and exciting career achievement for The New School’s Urban Systems Lab’s Director and Associate Professor of Urban Ecology. The Sustainability Science Award recognizes the authors of […]

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Alumni Update: Award Winning Educational Documentary by Urban Studies Student

Urban Studies major Christine Rodriguez, set to graduate in Spring 2019, is featured in award winning educational documentary Personal Statement – directed by Juliane Dressner – along with students Karoline Jimenez, and Enoch Jemmott. As described in Good Docs, “Personal Statement is feature-length documentary that follows Karoline, Christine and Enoch through their senior year and […]

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Alumni News: Urban Studies Alum Melanie Quiroz co-authors new report

Melanie Quiroz, Urban Studies Alum and current New School Public and Urban Policy MS student, authored a new report from the Center for New York City Affairs with Clara Hemphill, Public and Urban Policy PhD student Nicole Mader, and Laura Zingmond titled Screened Schools: How to Broaden Access and Diversity. This report takes an in-depth […]

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Global Studies Faculty Gabriel Vignoli Recognized for Distinguished University Teaching Award

Congrats to the recipients of the Distinguished University Teaching Awards! This year’s recipients are: Laura Palermo, Eugene Lang College Jeffrey Riman, Parsons School of Design Bhawani Venkataraman, Eugene Lang College Gabriel Vignoli, Schools of Public Engagement   Award for Outstanding Achievements in Social Justice Teaching: Katayoun Chamany, Eugene Lang College

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Three Urban Studies Students Awarded Lang Social Science Fellowship

Join us in congratulating Urban Studies majors, Katie Tzivanis, Oliva Koreman, and Rachel Elson, who have each received a Lang Social Science Fellowship for summer/fall 2019, a competitive fellowship that provides students with a distinctive experience that fuses social science research training with practical experience in a related non-academic setting. During the fellowship, fellows complete […]

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Environmental Studies student to present at Dean’s Honor Symposium

A special shout-out to Environmental Studies student Julia St.Clair-Voiers who will be presenting at the Reclaiming Space: Alternative Community Building panel at the Lang Dean’s Honor Symposium on Monday, April 15th! 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Hoerle Lecture Hall University Center, Lower Level RSVP Come eat and join a conversation about collective modes of care through projects that recognize the irreparable damage of […]

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Alumni News: Samiha Ahmed

Samiha Ahmed, 2018 graduate of the Urban Studies program, has created a travel app based on her Urban Studies thesis along with co-founder and sibling Hasin Ahmed (Milano ’16). Burdie is a city-focused app that randomly recommends users lesser-known cities to visit and helps plan their trips. As listed on their blog page, “Burdie started […]

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The Palace Complex: A Stalinist Skyscraper, Capitalist Warsaw and a City Transfixed.

The Palace Complex: A Stalinist Skyscraper, Capitalist Warsaw and a City Transfixed. Join Michal Murawski, Jonathan Bach, and Susan Yelavich for a discussion of Murawski’s new book, The Palace Complex, an ethnography of the Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw, that traces the massive Stalinist skyscraper’s powerful impact on 21st century Warsaw—on its architectural and urban […]

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Gabrielle Bendiner-Viani, interviewed on new book “Contested City”

Gabrielle Bendiner-Viani, part-time Urban Studies faculty, was recently interviewed by Prithi Kanakamedala for the Gotham Center for New York City History about her new book, “Contested City”. Bendiner-Viani will also be discussing the book, community, art, and planning more broadly in a panel at the Graduate Center’s Center for the Humanities on Wednesday, April 3rd, with […]

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