McGahey calls the budget a mere strategic move by Ryan which attempts to appeal to hard core Republican fiscal values in a ploy to position himself for the 2016 presidential election. The article speaks to the broader, more troublesome reality that Washington will likely be dragged back into budget wars fueled by ideological battles that most Americans rejectView full post
The Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy, Urban Policy Lab has collaborated with Parsons to take a stab at prison reform. After a yearlong campaign, the Correctional Association of New York is contemplating a major makeover—from both a policy and design standpoint. Students from both programs have had the opportunity to collaborate and experience the …View full post
8 Resume Myths Debunked, featuring input from Sharon Reid, Assistant Director of Milano Career Services
Whether you are gearing up for graduation or seeking a summer internship, you’re likely in the position of many Milano graduate students right now who are preparing their resume to shine like a diamond in the rough. Think you only need one resume? Or that you need to list on your resume that “references are available upon request?” Think again!View full post
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 …View full post
Several New School faculty are in Medellin, Colombia for the 7th World Urban Forum (WUF). The forum has attracted over 25,000 attendees from 164 countries. The week-long event boasts an itinerary with over 500 speakers, including Nobel Laureate in Economics Dr. Joseph Stiglitz, heads of state, government ministers, and representatives from The New School: senior fellow in the Graduate Program in International Affairs Bob Buckley, Director of International Affairs Michael Cohen, Associate Professor Margarita Gutman, Desiree Lavecchia from the Observatory on Latin America (OLA), Merida Escandon, Fabiola Berdiel and Shagun Mehrotra. Michael Cohen is the moderator of WUF7 Dialogue 4: Innovative Financing Instruments for Local Authorities and of WUF7. The former event focuses on the challenges that exist in developing countries in generating the revenue necessary to finance urban development projects. The Universities Roundtable will gather scholars, experts, researchers, university representatives and heads of thematic areas of UN-Habitat to discuss the role of knowledge and education in address the challenges of sustainable urbanization in the 21st century.
The New School is running a booth which features rotating presentations on planning for an urban future and exploring the implications of increasing urbanization. The booth will also showcase The New School’s diverse array of undergraduate and graduate degrees focusing on urban planning and related fields. This year’s New School’s Networking Event is “Inclusive Sociospatial Development in Bangkok, Buenos Aires and New York River Basins” Produced in partnership with Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, and the University of Buenos Aires, this ongoing research initiative uses cross-regional and multidisciplinary analysis to provide insight into urban challenges around the globe.” The New School continues to be actively engaged with the international community and leads the dialogues taking place on the world’s most pressing issues.
Can we anticipate? Can we adapt? Join Michael Oppenheimer, Author of the IPCC Report and Professor of Geosciences and International Affairs at Princeton University, for a discusson on the economics of climate change.
6:00PM, April 7, 2014
Wolff Conference Room
6 East 16th Street 11th floor, Room 1103