Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management
Welcome to the virtual home of the Master of Science program in Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management (EPSM) at The New School. We invite you to look around our blog and get a feel for our community.
Visit the Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management program at newschool.edu to learn about degree requirements, application information, program faculty, and more.
Wondering what the EPSM Program has been up to? Check out our 2021 EPSM Year in Review.
Learn more about our graduate student research through the EPSM Capstone Projects & Presentations.
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Leonardo Figueroa Helland, Associate Professor and Chair of the Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management Program
The Goals We Already Knew: Sustainability Strategies Student Ludovica Martella Speaks at UN Side Panel
When the United Nations (UN) released the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on the first day of 2016, Greta had not protested outside of the Swedish Parliament yet, the world […]
Nathaniel Smith ’00 Leader for Social Equity & Environmental Justice in the New South
As a child, Nathaniel Smith, MS Urban Policy Analysis and Management ’00 (now the Public and Urban Policy program), knew that he would grow up to be a fighter for […]
Q&A with Associate Professor Leonardo Figueroa Helland
Leonardo Figueroa Helland, Associate Professor of Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management works at the intersection of diverse critical paradigms to study how indigenous knowledges combine with various transformative approaches to address environmental […]
Alexandria McBride, EPSM ’16, Named Chief Resilience Officer for Oakland, California
As a student at the Milano School of Policy, Management, and Environment, Alexandria McBride deepened her understanding of how policy, design, and social justice perspectives can be used to address critical environmental issues […]
Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management Alums Taylor Morton and Molly Johnson Land on Influencer Lists
A pair of alumni from MS Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management at Milano School of Policy, Management, and Environment have made influencer lists for their work in the environmental […]
Meet Our Newest Faculty Member!
Leonardo E. Figueroa Helland, PhD, joins Milano as Associate Professor of Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management this fall. His work explores how indigenous knowledges can combine with other transformative paradigms […]
Consultant on Peru’s National Action Plan for Coffee
Before beginning Milano’s Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management (EPSM) program, Meike Willems worked in Peru for the Green Commodities Program, an initiative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) aimed at building a wide […]
Taylor Morton (EPSM ’17) Chosen for Environmental Education 30 Under 30 award
Taylor Morton graduated from Milano’s Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management program last year. This year, she became one of only thirty young leaders from around the world recognized by the […]
Summer 2018 Internship: On the Front Lines of the Environmental Movement
Second-year Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management (EPSM) student, Daniela Rico is an Environmental Justice (EJ) intern at the Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC). Her undergraduate work in environmental biology taught her the science that led […]
Alumna ‘Killin It’ In the Fight Against Climate Change
Molly Craft Johnson (’15) is Assistant Director for Sustainability Initiatives at The New School’s Tishman Environment and Design Center and responsible for engaging students and supporting initiatives that bolster a campus-wide culture […]