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Disrupt Climate Injustice Curriculum Disruption

  • The New School (NY)

In 2018, The New School invited all 14,000 faculty, staff, and students to participate in a university-wide curriculum disruption entitled "Disrupt Climate Injustice." Participants were encouraged to stop "business ...


Sustainable Cities Minor

  • The New School (NY)

This minor looks at the social sustainability of urban life, community-based design practices and processes, and the multiple scales of the modern city. In the minor, the environmental resilience of ...

  • Posted May 13, 2019
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The New Path Contest

  • The New School (NY)

The New School considers sustainability in its broadest terms and invite applicants to do so as well. Projects can involve anything from environmentalism and recycling to access to better food ...


Planning and Implementing a University-Wide Curriculum Disruption to Teach About Climate Justice

  • The New School (NY)

From February 26-March 2, 2018, The New School will invite all 14,000 faculty, staff, and students to participate in a university-wide curriculum disruption entitled 'Disrupt Climate Injustice.' This means ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Community Partnerships for Environmental Justice

  • The New School (NY)

The Tishman Environment and Design Center at The New School is committed to environmental justice and community-academic partnerships grounded in the Jemez Principles for Democratic Organizing. Using this framework, the ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Sustainable Systems: Coming in at the ground floor

  • The New School (NY)

Our case study presents the development of a required course for all first year students, a cohort of approximately 900 students. Students learn about the challenges and opportunities presented by ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Postcards, Post-Sandy: Community Resiliency, Social Media and Service Learning

  • The New School (NY)

POSTCARDS, POST-SANDY is a digital memory website created by undergraduate and graduate students from The New School for Public Engagement, Eugene Lang College and Parsons School of Design, New York ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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The Bike as a Didactic Tool

  • The New School (NY)

At The New School the bicycle does more than bring people to campus; it is a pedagogic device to both the benefit of the student and the institution. Parsons The ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Empowering Ecoliteracy: A Transformative Art & Design Education Bridges Academics, Operations, and Facilities

  • The New School (NY)

Parsons The New School for Design in New York City has approached sustainability holistically to engage students - shaping how they work, study, and participate in the material world - while also ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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The Four Truths - A Discussion on Industry Misalignments in Achieving High-Performance

  • Harvard University (MA)
  • Lynn University (FL)
  • The New School (NY)
  • Yale University (CT)

The presenter, through the lens of four very diverse case-study examples, will de-bug myths surrounding the design and operational of the high-performance, often high-intensive building industry. The four-truths: (1) Design ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Working Within the World: How The New School brings real-world projects into the classroom

  • The New School (NY)

In line with its dedication to interdisciplinary coursework and giving students hands-on experience, The New School presents two recent projects that exemplify working within the world. Empowerhouse brought together students ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Why Being Green Isn't Enough: Using Technology as a Catalyst for Sustainability in Transportation

  • Emory University (GA)
  • Linn-Benton Community College (OR)
  • The New School (NY)

With increasing fuel prices and concerns about greenhouse gases, transportation plays an important role in the sustainability conversation on college campuses. Indeed, transportation and its byproducts affect each of us ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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BS in Urban Design

  • The New School (NY)

The Bachelor of Science in Urban Design at Parsons is the country's first undergraduate urban design degree program housed in an art and design school. Combining fieldwork, design studio ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Environmental Studies (BA/BS)

  • The New School (NY)

The Environmental Studies program is part of a new wave of urban-focused study that examines both the natural and social ecosystems that flourish in cities and the wider ecosystems, such ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Environmental Policy & Sustainability Management (MS)

  • The New School (NY)

Sustainability Management focuses on assuring an organization's enduring environmental, social, and financial health through comprehensive and balanced attention to its system of resources and stakeholders. A firm's chief ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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MS in Design & Urban Ecologies

  • The New School (NY)

The Master of Science in Design and Urban Ecologies program at Parsons radically reframes the study of and design approaches to cities. Through fieldwork, research, policy analysis, and activism, students ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Post Master Certificate in Sustainable Strategies

  • The New School (NY)

Successful models of public administration and business management increasingly take into account the interconnections of ecological, social, and financial sustainability-the "triple bottom line" approach to planning and development. This creates ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Leading Sustainability Specialization

  • The New School (NY)

Sustainability Management focuses on assuring an organization's enduring environmental, social, and financial health through comprehensive and balanced attention to its system of resources and stakeholders. A firm's chief ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Environmental Fixes + Urban Problems

  • The New School (NY)

Social preservation and the preservation of nature have for too long been treated as separate matters but when looked at as a holistic system, operating under market-driven devices, it is ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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