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Alumni Spotlight: Devashree Ghosh, Advocate for Clean Energy & Waste Reduction

Devashree Ghosh earned her Master’s degree in Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management (EPSM) from the Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy at The New School in Spring 2015. Before coming to The New School, this recent alum worked to reduce factory-related operating costs through energy efficiency and water conservation projects in Special Economic ...
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Urban Policy Professor Darrick Hamilton on the Black Boycott of Black Friday

Last week, the Daily Beast published a piece called "The Black Boycott of Black Friday," on activists urging Black Americans to Boycott Black Friday as an exercise of their economic power in the country. The Daily Beast spoke with Milano professor Darrick Hamilton on how to effectively stage an economic boycott. Hamilton said, “The direct ...
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TEDC Considers Alternate Road to Paris

The Tishman Environment and Design Center held "The Alternative Road to Paris: Examining the UN Climate Summit" panel November 16. This panel focused on the COP21 (Conference of the Parties) Climate Summit and its implications for the future. The panel discussion was especially important in light of the organized Paris attacks that have recently taken ...
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Professor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr Gives Keynote Speeches on the UN 2030 Agenda

With the adoption of the UN 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the global conversation has turned to implementation strategies. SGPIA Professor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr has been contributing to the debates, arguing that it is up to academics and civil society to continue to advocate for transformative goals such as reducing inequality and expanding ...
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Milano Students Learn Politics of Propaganda by Personifying Politicians

Did you happen to catch a glimpse of Fidel Castro, Taylor Swift or Pope Francis on The New School campus last week? On Thursday, October 29, these personas all convened in SGPIA Professor Nina Khrushcheva’s Media and Politics of Propaganda class to address one another on a topic of their choice. Of course these weren’t ...
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Milano Spotlight On: New School Club for Sustainable Cities

Milano Spotlight On: New School Club for Sustainable CitiesWith: Student Organizers Anna Marandi (EPSM) and Taylor Drake (BAFA)Interviewer: Milano Communications Assistant Diari Dieye (GPIA)  I’m here with two members of the New School’s Sustainable Cities Club. Do you guys want to go ahead and introduce yourself? Anna: I’m Anna Marandi, I’m a second year graduate student in ...
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Going Off Grid: Epsm Student Simon Henschel Brings Power Systems to Remote Communities

Repost from The New School News.While stationed in Laos in 2010, Simon Henschel embarked on a two-day journey to Nam Kha, driving 200 miles along unpaved roads and rural lanes to reach the village in the country’s mountainous northern region.Arriving in Nam Kha, Henschel came upon a hard-working agrarian community that was deeply connected to ...
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Milano Alumni Ambassador Program Appoints New Members

We are pleased to announce the following alumni, staff, and faculty appointed to serve as working group co-chairs, staff liaisons, and faculty liaisons for the Milano Alumni Ambassador Program ...
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The Unconventional Julien J. Studley

Julien J. Studley's contributions to The New School are well known by many on campus, but some students might not be as familiar with the remarkable life of SGPIA’s namesake and long-serving trustee. A film produced by The New School--The Unconventional Julien Studley--offers an intimate tribute to Julien Studley, who passed away on October 13, ...
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International Field Program Student Ashley Buchalter Featured in Future Cape Town Magazine

"How can mapping strengthen civil society?" asks the online magazine Future Cape Town in the title of a recent article that highlights the work of International Field Program (IFP) student Ashley Buchalter. As part of her experience with the IFP Cape Town "Urban" site, Ashley spent the past summer sifting through years worth of correspondence records between the City of Cape ...
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Feet In Two Worlds Launches Voto2016

Feet In Two Worlds  has launched an online fundraising campaign to support development of the Voto2016 app. The Voto2016 app will encourage greater participation in the democratic process by young Latino voters. Latinos are the nation’s fastest adopters of smart phones. The Voto2016 app will reach young Latinos on their phones with an interactive environment, a curated ...
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Mario Marin Announced as New Milano Alumni Ambassador Chair

I am pleased to announce that Mario Marin, class of ‘95, has been appointed Milano Alumni Ambassador Chairperson. Mario Marin is a senior executive who has worked in the government, corporate and non-profit sectors for over 20 years ...
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