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Call For Essays on “The Future of Development Assistance”

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GDN Next Horizons Essay Contest 2014 in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on The Future of Development Assistance The world has changed radically since the emergence of official development assistance. How should aid change? We want to hear your views: Which financial instruments should be used to provide aid? How should the …

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“Change Strategies for Sustainable Cities” Class Provides Recommendations for PlaNYC

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*Reposted from the Sustainable Milano blog: In the Spring 2014 semester, Professor John Clinton, founder of the Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management M.S. program, taught a one-time offering called “Change Strategies for Sustainable Cities”. In class, graduate students from Milano andParsons engaged in discussions of what “sustainability” really means, what it looks like when cities take sustainability seriously, and how New …

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Colombia IFP 2014 – First Week in Manizales

Before heading to La Merced, Pácora and Supía, the towns where each group is conducting fieldwork in Colombia, students of The New School and the Universidad Autónoma de Manizales (UAM) participated in a series of workshops and meetings during their first week in the country.
The workshops mainly focused on team building and contributed to strengthening the relationship between team members (especially among The New School and UAM students, who only met that same week).

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Course Final Projects

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Each semester, the GIS for International Crises, Development, and the Environment course is one of the Milano School’s most popular. Students wrap up the course by producing final projects that encompass a wide range of topics, geographies, and methodologies.  Using tools and techniques gained throughout the semester, each student chooses a research topic of interest and performs …

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Student Spotlight: Fnot Gebremicael

Fnot Gebremicael is a student in the Graduate Program in International Affairs and President of the student organization Project Africa. Project Africa strives to promote a positive and accurate view of Africa through regular events open to The New School community and wider public. On April 5th, Project Africa successfully concluded Design Africa 2014, a one-day …

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