Earth Week: Going Beyond “Green”

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    When:
    April 19, 2017 all-day America/New York Timezone
    2017-04-19T00:00:00-04:00
    2017-04-20T00:00:00-04:00
    Where:
    55 W 13th St
    New York, NY 10011
    USA

    Earth Week: Going Beyond “Green”

    by The New School

    Wednesday, April 19, 2017
    10:00 am – 6:00 pm

    Theresa Lang Student Center
    55 West 13th Street
    Room I-202

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    “”Join the Tishman Environment and Design Center fo an interactive showcase of faculty and student research addressing the impacts of climate change and other environmental threats to community well-being and social justice. Faculty grant winners and student scholars will share their Tishman Center-funded research that applies policy, design, and social justice to address current and future environmental issues generated by the ever-increasing impacts of climate change. This day-long festival will highlight the work of faculty and students from across the university, as well as their community partners.””

    The event schedule is as follows:

    11:15 pm – 12:00 pm
    Fabio Parasecoli & Rachel Knopf with NY Food Bank – “Urban Food Security in Context”

    12:15 pm – 1:45 pm (Group Panel)
    Stephen Metts – “Environment and technology: Mobilizing Maps for Sustainable Communities,” Barent Roth – “Testing the Waters,” & Mehdi Salehi – “Drones for Refugees”

    2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
    Ivan Ramirez with El Puente – “Addressing Environmental Health Risks through Community Action Research and Local Knowledge”

    3:00 pm – 4:30 pm (Student Scholar Research Panel)
    Corey Chao, Marriele Robinson, & LaChaun Moore

    5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    Tanya Kalmanovitch – “Tar Sands Song Book”

    This event is part of Earth Week at The New School, sponsored by the Tishman Environment and Design Center.