Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management

Welcome to the virtual home of the M.S. program in Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management (EPSM) at Milano/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. 

Check back here for the latest news on our faculty, events, and students (For archived posts, see our retired Sustainable Milano blog).

Interested in reading more about sustainability initiatives at The New School? Visit our friends at The Tishman Environment and Design Center (TEDC).  #ClimateCitizen

 

Student Projects

 

 

NASPAA Climate Change Simulation

 Alexander Bryden along with hundreds of other Master's students participated in the Network of Schools of Public Policy Affairs, and Administration Student Simulation Competition at eight sites around the world. Their mission: solve the global climate crisis. See the detailed experience of NASPAA here as Bryden describes the grueling process of discussing and collaborating with other students from various regions about the steps to take in order to solve issues such as Carbon Pricing, Population Consumption, Agriculture and Land Use, Fossil Fuels, Sustainable Energy, Energy Efficiency, and Climate Hawks.  ...
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EPSM on Grist.org: 5 Cool Careers for People with a Master’s in Sustainability

Do you see yourself more as a Special Agent Green or an Earth Warrior? Check out our EPSM program on Grist.org, a "source of intelligent, irreverent environmental news and commentary that’s been around since 1999, when the internet was made of rubber bands."   The best part about having a master’s degree in sustainability is that you get to call yourself a Master of Sustainability — which, let’s be honest, sounds pretty dope. But dope doesn’t pay the rent (at least, not in most states). So what can you do with a master’s in sustainability that will pay the rent?Turns out, a ...
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Earth Week at New School!

April is on its way and The New School is once again hosting a number of eco-friendly, thought-provoking, and network-building events. In addition, EPSM will be hosting a get together for its alumni and current students.Here's a list of just some of the places you'll find us Earth Week. Click here for the FULL AND UPDATED list of events. Come join!Parley for the OceansTuesday, April 19th, time TBD: open to the public.Parsons School of Design hosts a talk by Parley for the Oceans. Parley addresses major threats towards our oceans, with the belief that power for change lies in the hands of the ...
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Vote Now! New School Students Challenge Their Creativity at TEDC’s Climate Hackathon

Cast your vote for the best 'climate hack!' In its first ever Climate Hackathon, the Tishman Environment and Design Center challenged The New School students, including several EPSM students, to use their training and creativity to bring about sustainability on campus. Teams collaborated on projects ranging from data visualization and Internet of Things, to activism and art. Reposted from the TEDC Blog.The Tishman Environment and Design Center and the Buildings Sustainable Initiatives at The New School hosted the #ClimateCitizen Hackathon on Friday, March 4 where New School students attended and created projects that will advance ideas and solutions that will lead to increased ...
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Milano Management Speaker Series is Back in 2016

The Milano Management Program would like to invite students, alumni and faculty to the 2016 Speaker Series! Join us as we explore a wide range of issues in management and organizations, from design to application.  Speakers for this series include activists, organizational consultants, academics and practitioners, each of whom will tackle a central question of their discipline.  Join students, alumni and faculty to explore a wide range of issues in management and organizations, from design to application.  Speakers for this series include activists, organizational consultants, academics and practitioners, each of whom will tackle a central question of their discipline.  All events ...