Master of Science in Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management

Welcome to the virtual home of the Master of Science program in Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management (EPSM) at Milano/The New School. We invite you to look around our blog and get a feel for our community.

Visit the Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management program at newschool.edu to learn about degree requirements, application information, program faculty, and more. 

Check back here for the latest news on our faculty, events, and students.

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The EPSM Graduate Capstone Experience

During the final semester of the program, students explore specific research topics of compelling professional and academic interest.

Recent Capstone Projects

 

Congratulations to Our Spring 2018 Graduates!

Please enjoy these highlights from Milano's Master's, PhD, and Certificate Candidates Recognition Ceremony held on May 17, 2018.  Student speaker Monae Sheron Evans praised the graduating class saying, "You all are truly inspirational, not only for the innovative work you will go on to do, but for the work many of us here tonight have already been doing." You can read Monae's full address here.  Enjoy a slideshow of the evening's celebration.  2018 Student Awards Recipients of the Distinguished Student Award Anastasiya Filippova Brianda Jeanett Quinones Salgado Amber Nicole Thomas  Recipient of the John Clinton Outstanding Environmental Policy and Sustainability ...

Venture Lab Students Present at Pitch Event

During the Fall 2018 semester, there was a call for applications among graduate students and upper-level undergraduates at The New School who sought support developing financially sustainable ventures with the potential for scalable impact. Eleven teams were selected to participate in the Spring 2018 Venture Lab course and given the opportunity to pitch for prize money. Two of the eleven were Milano teams: Anthony Meyer (OCM) Leading ChangeMakers; Cheryl Bennett (EPSM) and Ralph Olacio (EPSM) Nightingale Farms. Hosted by The New School’s Impact Entrepreneurship Initiative (IEI), the competition gave students enrolled in the Venture Lab course the chance to sell their ideas and receive constructive ...

EPSM Spring 2018 Capstone Final Presentations

EPSM Spring 2018 Capstone Final Presentations May 7th & 14th 6-7:50pm 6 East 16th Street, Room 1009 (10th Floor) The capstone projects are the outcome of the Advanced Seminar in the Environmental Policy & Sustainability Management (EPSM). The seminar provides students with a culminating, capstone experience through individual research and practice based projects, in which they bring their knowledge and critical perspectives to a real world challenge. For more information check out the flyer here ...

Earth Week 2018: Events April 16-27!

Earth Week Since the re-launch of the Tishman Environment and Design Center on Earth Day 2015, The New School has celebrated Earth Day by demonstrating its commitment to sustainability and addressing the climate crisis with a week-long series of programs and events coordinated by the Tishman Center in collaboration with academic departments, students groups, and other offices across the university. 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.  Check out ...

Third Annual EPSM Student and Alumni Mixer

Join us for the Third Annual EPSM Student and Alumni Mixer Tuesday, April 17 at 6:00 PM  Tishman Center at 79 5th Avenue on the 16th Floor.  All New School students, alumni, and faculty interested in the environment and sustainability are invited to join us in a celebration of Earth Week, hosted by the Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management and the Environmental Studies programs with the Tishman Environment and Design Center.  CLICK HERE TO RSVP ...

UPCOMING ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE EVENT: JOIN DJS FOR CLIMATE ACTION

Students are invited to join NRDC, NYC-EJA, Uprose, The Climate Justice Youth Summit & DJs for Climate Action Tuesday, April 10, 2018 7:00pm – 10:00pm Kinfolk 94 94 Wythe Avenue, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY A night of spinning, dancing and brief remarks with DJs for Climate Action to support NRDC’s Environmental Justice work, the NYC Environmental Justice Alliance, and UPROSE including a specific focus on raising funds for UPROSE’s Climate Justice Youth Summit (CJYS). CJYS is the largest gathering of its kind in the United States, which attracts hundreds of young people of color to learn about climate justice through an ...

Mobilize Green Annual Conference and Diversity Career Fair

Mobilize Green Annual Conference and Diversity Career Fair March 22-23, 2018 in Washington D.C. March 22, 2018:  Conference The conference will include environmental and natural resource management agencies, non-profit organizations, and private companies. By attending the conference, you will sharpen your professional development skills, jumpstart your career search, and have an opportunities to network directly with managers from these organizations.   Location: Constitution Hall, American University UNIVERSITY CONFERENCE & GUEST SERVICES 4400 MASSACHUSETTS AVE NW WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, 20016  March 23, 2018:  Career Fair Do work that matters!  The career fair is a unique opportunity for students and recent graduates seeking paid internship ...
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