Hello #ClimateCitizens!

I hope your school year is off to a great start.

By now, you may have seen the Tishman Environment and Design Center (TEDC) Climate Citizen Guide, issuing a call to action for New School students to use their strengths in design, policy and social justice to take on climate change. The guide features our Fall 2015 events and highlights sustainability courses taught throughout the University. Many of these courses are taught by TEDC affiliated faculty members. TEDC distributed the guide to hundreds of students during orientation week and hosted several gatherings for students and faculty to come together. 

Perhaps our greatest accomplishment this summer was bringing on our full-time TEDC Sustainability Associate, Molly Craft Johnson. Molly joins us with years of experience on sustainability issues and a passion for leveraging sustainability to advance social good. Molly’s work was specifically integral to the success of last year’s Climate Action Work, and her varied experiences, including her most recent role as an Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellow, brings a special skill set to the center. Plus, she’s an alumna! She holds an MS in Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management for the Milano School of International Affairs, Urban Policy and Management.

Molly joins our team of faculty, staff and research assistants, including Rebecca Fuger, our new Communications and Partnerships Associate. Rebecca has hit the ground running with a special focus on building out an interactive blog to debut this Fall. We’re also still adding to our team–please distribute the Operations and Grants Administration Associate posting to your networks! Please feel free to start reaching out to Molly at molly@newschool.edu or Rebecca at rebecca@newschool.edu to introduce yourself or get more information about our work. 

Sincerely,

Michelle 

MICHELLE DEPASS

DIRECTOR

DEAN, MILANO SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, MANAGEMENT, AND URBAN POLICY

TISHMAN PROFESSOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY AND MANAGEMENT

TISHMAN ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN CENTER

79 FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10003
@newschoolTEDC
newschool.edu/tedc

 

The Tishman Environment and Design Center (TEDC) plays a huge role in The New School’s environmental philosophy by integrating bold design, policy and social justice approaches to environmental issues in order to advance just and sustainable outcomes in the context of diverse community participation. To learn more about TEDC, check out their page on The New School website.