Welcome to the blog of the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy with graduate programs in Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management, International Affairs, Nonprofit Management, Organizational Change Management, Public and Urban Policy (MS), and Public and Urban Policy (PhD) at The New School in the heart of New York City.


 

Sujatha Jesudason, Professor of Professional Practice in Management, Joins Faculty

Sujatha Jesudason comes to The Milano School after six years as Founder and Executive Director of CoreAlign, a reproductive justice organization that teaches innovation for social change to frontline activists. While operating at different scales, both The New School and CoreAlign share core commitments to creativity, innovation, design, challenging the status quo, collaboration, co-creation and community engagement ...
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Creating an Inclusive Economy: Pathways for Impact Entrepreneurs.

You're invited! In conjunction with the launch of The New School's Impact Entrepreneurship Initiative, The New School is hosting the following public event: Creating an Inclusive Economy: Pathways for Impact Entrepreneurs. Monday, October 2 from 6 to 9 pm Arnold Hall, Theresa Lang Center, 2nd Floor 55 West 13th Street The event will feature impact entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds who have ...
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Race in the U.S. Course Responds to Race Issues in Real Time

  Linda Sarsour recalled the moment in the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 attacks when her life as a Muslim-American changed forever. On that day, Sarsour returned home from classes at Kingsborough Community College to Sunset Park, where her mother was watching her kids. Entering the house, Sarsour bumped into her mother, who was rushing ...
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Meet our Newest EPSM Class

MAXWELL BARNETT Focus: Policy  Undergraduate degree:  Environmental Science B.S. from the University of Montpellier in France. Hometown: Albuquerque, NM Why did you choose this program? I chose the EPSM program to prepare myself for a career as an environmental policy analyst. I’m primarily interested in climate change mitigation and sustainable development.  Fun Fact: I like to paint ...
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Check Out The Release of This New Report, A Joint Collaboration with GAIA and TEDC, on the Risky Business of Incineration Disguised As Zero Waste

  September 7, 2017 GAIA, an international environmental network, and the Tishman Environment and Design Center at The New School released a new reporttoday that finds “zero waste to landfill” and similar landfill diversion or “waste-to-energy” programs may rely on increasingly unregulated co-incineration of waste in cement kilns and coal plants. In fact, the nation’s largest ...
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Milano Student, Nathan Yardy’s, Podcast is Published on Feet in 2 Worlds

Milano alum Nathan Yardy (GPIA '17) produced a story about how a family from Barbados, separated for 50 years, reunited in New York. The story and podcast titled "A Grandmother-Granddaughter Bond Helps Heal 50 Years of Family Separation" was produced as part of Professor John Rudolph’s class on “Telling Immigrant Stories” in conjunction with Feet in ...
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Professor Darrick Hamilton Named to The Politico 50

Milano professor, Darrick Hamilton and William Darity Jr. were named to The POLITICO 50 annual list of people behind the ideas blowing up American politics for trying to end unemployment.  Read more ...
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Professors Peter Hoffman & Sakiko Fukuda Parr Publish New Books

“What is humanitarianism?” This complex question gets a thorough examination in a new book recently published by SGPIA Professor Peter J. Hoffman. In Humanitarianism, War, and Politics: Solferino to Syria and Beyond (Rowman & Littlefield, 2018), Hoffman and co-author Thomas G. Weiss (CUNY) take a comprehensive look at the origins of humanitarianism and its evolution over ...
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Professor Darrick Hamilton Presented 2017 Inspiring Leaders in STEM Award

Milano Professor, Darrick Hamilton, was presented the 2017 Inspiring Leaders in STEM Award  for his effort in diversifying higher education. The award recognizes leaders from underrepresented groups in the STEM fields, who are featured in the September 2017 issue of  INSIGHT into Diversity magazine. The September issue with all the award recipients is available here, through the ...
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Meet Juliana: Current Milano Student With a Passion for Innovation & Diversity

________________________________________________________________________________________________________                   Juliana Echeverri, Candidate for the M.S. in Organizational Change Management ________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Juliana Echeverri accumulated years of experience in the nonprofit sector through various internships and her role as the Executive Director of the Virginia Club of New York, a nonprofit dedicated to connecting UVA alumni in the ...
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Milano Professor Maya Wiley Featured in The Guardian & MSNBC

Urban Policy & Management professor and Senior Vice President for Social Justice Maya Wiley was recently featured in The Guardian. In her article titled,"Diversity is the Great Right-Wing Scapegoat for Working Class Woes" Wiley discusses the current state of higher education, and the great barrier to college, cost. Wiley writes, according to "a recent study by the ...
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Milano Alum New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is Fighting Against Climate Change.

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli  (’88) is making news for his work on climate and food. He was recently named one of the 'most influential investor voices on climate change in recent years" by  Environmental Finance and he was also featured in Nonprofit Quarterly. Read more here: The article, titled "NY State Comptroller Helps Stakeholders Take Action ...
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Marriele Robinson, EPSM ’17, Wins EDF Fellowship

Introducing the 2017 EDF Climate Corps Fellow: Marriele Robinson Marriele Robinson (EPSM '17) has been selected from a record 1000+ talented applicants to be one of the 2017 EDF Climate Corps Fellows. The aim of the EDF fellowship is to usher in a new era of energy management. Through the fellowship, Marriele will be working with ...
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Alumni Profile: Chelsea Wilson (Urban Policy ’17)

CHELSEA C. WILSON ALUMNI   Graduated May 2017 Chelsea C. Wilson is a recent graduate of the Master’s Degree in Urban Policy Analysis and Management from Milano School of International Affairs,  Management, and Urban Policy at The New School. Currently, she works as a Policy Consultant Intern at The Child Welfare Organizing Project and  has completed her ...
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Milano Faculty Summer Reads

The Center for New York City Affairs recently published a list of books recommended by their colleagues at the Milano, just-in-time for summer. The original list is published in Urban Matters, a publication by the Center for NYC Affairs. Summer Books for Serious Readers We asked colleagues at The New School for summer book ideas ...
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Urban Matters Brief Co-Authored by Milano Students

The story originally appeared in Urban Matters Brief published by the Center for New York City Affairs (linked here), co-authored by NPM student Ana Carla Sant'Anna Costa. By Nicole Mader and Ana Carla Sant’Anna Costa Earlier this month, the New York City Department of Education (DOE) released a long-awaited plan designed to increase diversity in the city’s public schools.  ...
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Milano 2017 Student Awards

  At the Milano Recognition Ceremony, students were joined by their chair, faculty and administrative staff who were there to recognize student achievement. Listed below are the recipients of the outstanding student awards.  Organizational Change Management Outstanding Student Award Andrew Gordon-Kirsch   Nonprofit Management Outstanding Student Award Kelsye Gould Urban Policy Analysis and Management Jacob M ...
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Students Begin Summer-Long IFP and UNSS Programs

Last week, students arrived in Brazil, Cuba, South Africa, and the Balkans to begin their work with the International Field Program (IFP). They will engage in in-country seminars, professional internships/consultancies, and independent research with faculty supervision, and have already completed pre-departure classes focused on preparing them for work and daily life in each country site. Students’ work ...
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Tahini Rahman, NPM ’17, Shares the Journey of a Tattooed Yemeni Feminist

Milano alumna Tahini Rahman (NPM '17) produced a story about how a young Muslim woman in Brooklyn struggles to reconcile being the person she wants to be and the woman her parents want her to be. The story and podcast titled "My Hijab, My Body – The Journey of a Tattooed Yemeni Feminist" was produced ...
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Commitment from the Dean to Addressing Climate Change

This article originally appeared on the Tishman Environment and Design Center website, you can access it here. After Paris By Michelle DePass June 1, 2017 In December 2009, I was a member of the United States’ official delegation at the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference. This was the meeting when President Obama brought the U.S. in from the ...
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