Earth Week at The New School
Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 9:00 am
The New School demonstrates its commitment to sustainability and addressing the climate crisis through a week-long series of programs and events in celebration of Earth Week.
Earth Week at The New School is dedicated to championing environmental justice, inspiring activism through artistic expression and design, fostering professional opportunities in environmental sectors, promoting sustainable practices, and advancing sustainability in New York City and the world.
Click on the links below for more information about each event.
Thursday, April 13 at 6:30-8:30pm
Are you a designer who loves a creative challenge? Do you ever think about upcycling and reducing waste, or how to give new life to discarded materials? If so, this is the challenge for you!
Saturday, April 15 at 9am - 5pm
Sustainapalooza is an annual event for New School students engaged in efforts to facilitate enhanced urban resiliency and sustainability. This year's theme is health and the environment.
Monday, April 17 at 11am - 3pm
Stop by the tables in the lobby of the University Center to pledge to take sustainable actions in your daily life, write a postcard to your representative, learn more about the clubs on campus that are working to promote sustainability at The New School and in New York City... and more!
Monday, April 17 at 3pm and 4pm
Join the Tishman Environment and Design Center and the New School Buildings for a special Sustainability Tour of The New School University Center.
Monday, April 17 at 6pm - 8pm
Students and alumni with interests in climate, environment, and sustainability are invited to get to know one another at this special Earth Week mixer.
Tuesday, April 18 at 6pm to 8pm
Join Native and Indigenous artists, activists, and thought leaders underscoring the value of traditional ecological knowledge and the necessity of transcending the imposed boundaries of thought, borders, and mediums as we advance socially just approaches to environmental issues.
Wednesday, April 19 at 10am to 6pm
Join the Tishman Environment and Design Center for an interactive showcase of community-based participatory research led by New School faculty and students addressing the impacts of climate change and other environmental threats to community well-being and social justice.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 11am to 3pm
Students from Water & The Elements Seminar, taught by Associate Professor Jean Gardner, celebrate Earth Day. They explore a new mindset for Earth, Air, Water, & Fire. Our familiar relationship to the elements as resources has led to humanly-caused earthquakes, deepening sea waters, unbreathable air, and increased wildfires.
Wednesday, April 19 at 6pm to 8pm
The Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (SCEPA) Economics of Climate Change Project, directed by Willi Semmler, invites to a panel discussion on the economics of climate change.
Thursday, April 20 at 11am to 3pm
Visit this pop-up exhibition of student, faculty, and alumni work reflecting on the threat of climate change in our lives.
Thursday, April 20 at 6:30pm
Dirt and Deeds In Mississippi uncovers the largely unknown and pivotal role played by Black landowning families in the deep South who controlled over a million acres in the 1960s.
Thursday, April 20 - Sunday, April 23
This year's ISSRNC conference seeks to critically explore the ways in which the idea of sacred landscapes is entangled with diverse communities and geographies. The conference will feature interdisciplinary talks on what kinds of meanings shape, and are shaped by, the effects of climate change, mass extinction, human population growth and ecological degradation of mountains, forests, rivers and other sacred landscapes across the globe.
Friday, April 21 at 10am to 12pm
Friday, April 21 at 3pm to 5pm
Have you ever wondered how a solar cell works? What if you heard that you could generate energy from the sun with the help of crushed berries? Come build solar cells with us!
Saturday, April 22
In collaboration with the NYC Department of Transportation (DOT), the Design Build course of the School of Constructed Environments, taught by professors Huy Bui and Carlos Gomez de Llarena, has developed this year’s Street Seats project for the corner of 13th Street and Fifth Avenue.
Saturday, April 22 at 7pm to 10pm
Each year the Parsons Student Senate holds the GALA to showcase the creative talents of students from around the school. The GALA features an art gallery of a diverse body of student work as well as a space for peers, faculty and alumni to gather and celebrate the end of another successful school year. In honor of Earth Day, this year's Gala will emphasize themes of sustainability
Sponsored by The New School's Tishman Environment and Design Center, the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, the India China Institute, Environmental Studies, Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management, Interdisciplinary Science, the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students, and others.
Celebrate Earth Day all year long! Take the New School Sustainability Pledge to learn about small actions you can take to make a BIG difference.
- Event Type
Conferences and Symposia, Lectures and Panel Discussions, Music Performances, Festivals and Fairs, Exhibitions and Openings, Online or Live Streamed, Workshops and Training, Projects and Presentations
Cities and Urbanism, Art and Design, Media and Technology, Humanity, Society, Social Justice, Environment, Sustainability and Climate Change, International and Global, Politics, Policy and Government, Education and Learning, Intellectual Culture and Big Ideas
Parsons School of Design, Schools of Public Engagement, The New School for Social Research, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, College of Performing Arts, School of Media Studies, Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students
Health, Wellness and Therapy, Economics, Environmental Studies, Global Studies and Migration, History, International Affairs and Development , New York City, Social Sciences, Storytelling and Communication, Social Justice, Natural Science, Data, Mapping, and Information Design, Documentaries, Climate Change, Race and Ethnicity, Film, Management
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