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Faculty Spotlight: Professor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

International Affairs Professor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, was recently mentioned in the OXFAM article, From Poverty to Power, for her Power of Numbers’ project, coordinated with Alicia Ely Yamin. The papers will be published a special edition of the Journal of Human Development and Capabilities (gated), but there is an ungated version of the synthesis paper.“The synthesis paper is about 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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Professor Darrick Hamilton on Racial Inequalities

Darrick Hamilton, Associate Professor of Economics and Urban Policy recently published in an op ed piece for the New York Times’ Room for Debate series, concerning the Gifted and Talented Curriculum in NYC Public Schools. Borrowing from W.E.B Du Bois’ work surrounding racial segregation in schools and “unsympathetic teachers,” Hamilton says that today, education programs that track students based on their ability, is just as problematic.

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Looking Back at Women’s History Month at Milano

In March Milano celebrated Women’s History Month by engaging students, alumnae, faculty, and staff in conversations about women’s role in challenging orthodoxy, workplace leadership, and the media. On March 14 the panel discussion entitled “Feminist Critique: Contributions to International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy“ highlighted and debated the unique contributions of feminist perspectives in pursuing alternative analyses, frameworks, and movements in …

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Creating a Route to Success

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Like most people my age, I feel the pressures of a shifting economic landscape. In part, I have interpreted these pressures to mean that if I want to be competitive in the job market, particularly in these fields, it would be an immense asset to have an advanced degree. These interests in a general sense speak to where my priorities are in terms of career and the type of society I would like to help create.

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