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Women ‘Killin It’ In the Fight Against Climate Change

August 8, 2018

The University Network

With the help of Milano Alum Molly Craft Johnson (’15), The New School has taken significant steps to advance environmental sustainability in NYC.

Experts: Affirmative Action May Feel Riskier Now for Colleges

July 5, 2018

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The Trump administration is rescinding policy guidelines issued under the Obama administration that were intended to help schools understand how to promote diversity while complying with the most Supreme Court rulings regarding affirmative action. “The signal that it sends to colleges and universities is to be afraid to do what’s right in your admissions policies, or we may come for you or make it difficult by scrutinizing you,” said Maya Wiley, Henry Cohen Professor of Public and Urban Policy and Senior Vice President for Social Justice at The New School. “It tells schools to be afraid of creating diverse and therefore high academically performing environments in college for students.”

Taxi Study Suggests Setting Minimum Wage for Drivers of Ride-Hailing Apps

July 2, 2018

Wall Street Journal

A study co-authored by James Parrott, Director of Economic and Fiscal Policy at Center for New York City Affairs, on setting a minimum wage for drivers of ride-hailing apps was widely covered, including in The Wall Street Journal.

Will Amazon pick underdog Newark for its HQ2? Experts worry the city cannot afford to win.

June 29, 2018

The Washington Post 

Newark native and Chair of Milano’s Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management program Ana Baptista spoke with the Post about the bid for Amazon’s second headquarters.  “People here are terrified of being gentrified,” she said. “We do not have a great track record as a city of making deals that generate wealth for the people who need it most. So I worry. And I do think we’re in a moment where we can ask for more.”

Trump’s tax-cut scam will only deepen racism and inequality

June 26,2018

The Washington Post

In this article, Katrina vanden Heuvel references an important new report from Darrick Hamilton and Michael Linden of the Roosevelt Institute. “Far from addressing, fixing, or improving the hidden rules of the tax code that disadvantage people of color, the new law strengthened some of these rules and even added new ones,” they write. “The sum total effect of the Trump tax law is likely to further increase the economic disparities, particularly with regards to wealth, between white Americans and communities of color.”

The Impact of Refugee Presence on Host Communities in Tanzania

June 20, 2018

Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.

This desk review by Milano PhD student Helidah Ogude focuses on the impact of refugee presence on Tanzanian populations.

Lifting Up Leadership: Corbin Hill Food Project

June 19, 2018

The Wallace Center at Winrock International

The Wallace Center at Winrock International interviewed Dennis Derryck and Erica Christensen as part of their Lifting Up Leadership series on how their personal commitment to food sovereignty and equity guides their work at Corbin Hill Food Project. 

A Revival of Black Business, and Pride, in Brooklyn

June 17, 2018

The New York Times

Darrick Hamilton, Professor of Economics and Urban Policy at Milano and NSSR, discussed the revival of Black-owned businesses in Brooklyn in The New York Times

Digital Equity Lab Launches in NYC

June 12, 2018

Government Technology

The effort, based out of The New School, is led by Maya Wiley and addresses equitable models of digital access, digital equity frameworks for online issues, and the ways that smart cities create both benefits and risks for vulnerable communities.

Symone D. Sanders Thinks the End of Net Neutrality Is a Threat to Activists and Candidates

June 11, 2018

Teen Vogue

Following a panel discussion with the New School’s Maya Wiley and FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel at the Teen Vogue Summit, Sanders shared what net neutrality means to her and why everyone should care that it’s ending.





Alumna ‘Killin It’ In the Fight Against Climate Change

Molly Craft Johnson (’15) is Assistant Director for Sustainability Initiatives at The New School’s Tishman Environment and Design Center and responsible for engaging students and supporting initiatives that bolster a campus-wide culture of ...

A New Name for Milano, and an Administrative Transition

As of July 1, Milano's name is the Milano School of Policy, Management, and Environment. The updated name reflects the programs that we teach, the research that we undertake, and the ...

Carol Lamberg Book Event

On Monday, May 7th, Milano welcomed long-time leader in the affordable housing movement, Carol Lamberg, as she celebrated the launch of her first book, Neighborhood Success Stories: Creating and Sustaining Affordable ...

What We Get Wrong About Closing the Racial Wealth Gap

In a new report led byProfessors Darrick Hamilton and William Darity, Jr. (Duke University) and, as explained by co-author Antonio Moore, researchers illustrate the scale of the racial wealth gap, debunk 10 commonly held myths, ...

Alex Schwartz featured in The Conversation

Professor of Public and Urban Policy, Alex Schwartz offers his take on Ben Carson's recent housing reform plans  "The Trump administration recently proposed fundamental changes to how the federal government helps low-income families ...

In the Media | Darrick Hamilton

Darrick Hamilton, Professor of Economics and Urban Policy at Milano and NSSR and Director of Milano's Doctoral Program, is back in the news—this time in Slate, where a report by him and ...

Sujatha Jesudason Featured as One of 10 Women over 50 Changing the World

Professor of Management at the New School and founder and Executive Director of CoreAlign, a reproductive justice organization, Sujatha Jesudason, is featured in Good Housekeeping Magazine as one of the most influential women ...

Professor Mark Lipton, Ph.D. featured in Women’s Wear Daily

Management Professor and author of Mean Men, Mark Lipton shares 5 approaches that business leaders can take as the sexual harassment charges continue. Read the full story HERE.  ...

The New School + #SXSW: Faculty and Alumni Share Perspectives on Technology for Social Good

"New School thought leaders on ethics and technology included Maya Wiley, Senior Vice President for Social Justice, who spoke on the need for digital sanctuary and the expansion of broadband access for low-income communities ...

Darrick Hamilton to join Bernie Sanders on Televised Town Hall Panel

Senator Bernie Sanders will hold a televised town hall on March 19th to address the issue of economic inequality. Tune in live as Milano Professor of Economics and Urban Policy, Darrick ...

Management Professor Mark Lipton Featured in The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Congratulations to Mark Lipton whose Op Ed on what Nonprofits can do to combat sexual harassment was just published in The Chronicle of Philanthropy. To read the Op Ed please click HERE ...

Prof. Maya Wiley Responds To Plan To Repeal Net Neutrality Rules

Professor Maya Wiley responded to the controversial plan to repeal Net Neutrality Rules. The following  excerpt is from the NY Daily News. Broadband expert Maya Wiley, senior Vice President for Social ...