Tag: MPA in Environmental Science and Policy News

MPA Alum Focuses on China’s Energy System

by | 12.12.2014 at 5:29pm
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In his role as an Economic Analyst at the Environmental Defense Fund, Sheng Yan (MPA-ESP ’13) is able to combine his scientific knowledge and management skills to create long-term change in his native China.

Student Profile: Jessica Cunningham

by | 12.2.2014 at 4:17pm
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For Jessica Cunningham, the MPA in Environmental Science and Policy program offers the ideal tools for a successful career in environmental policy. By combining an innovative science curriculum with professional experience in project management, Jessica is preparing to launch a career in urban planning policy following graduation.

MPA Alumnus Honored with NASPAA Spotlight Award

by | 11.21.2014 at 1:00pm
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Todd Miner, a 2011 alumnus of the MPA in Environmental Science and Policy program, was honored by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration for his work as the Director of Friends of Rockaway, an organization devoted to recovery after Superstorm Sandy in 2012.

MPA Alum Makes Community Impact Through Urban Agriculture

by | 11.14.2014 at 2:00pm
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For Rebecca Kline, a 2008 alumna of the MPA in Environmental Science and Policy program, making a difference in her community involves changing the way local community members eat and think about food.

Student Profile: Denis Tan

by | 11.10.2014 at 1:19pm
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For Denis Tan, the MPA in Environmental Science and Policy program has exposed him to a wide variety of real world sustainability issues while training him to be a better team member and manager. Denis hopes to bring his newly acquired training back to his native Singapore to effect change through the creation and development of government policy.

Faculty Profile: Sara Tjossem

by | 10.27.2014 at 1:43pm
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For Sara Tjossem, a Senior Lecturer at the School of International and Public Affairs, the MPA in Environmental Science and Policy program is an exciting opportunity for her to engage with tomorrow’s environmental leaders. Tjossem says one of her favorite parts of the program is watching students form professional and personal connections they may not have otherwise made.

MPA Program Announces Full Fellowship Opportunity—Apply Now

by | 10.17.2014 at 12:30pm
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The Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy program now offers its first full-tuition grant, the Dean’s Environmental Science and Policy Fellowship. Apply by Nov. 1 for early admission.

MPA Alum Named to City and State’s 40 Under 40

by | 10.15.2014 at 1:38pm
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Alison Miller, a 2011 alumna of the MPA in Environmental Science and Policy program, was recently named one of 2014 City & State’s top 40 under 40 Rising Stars. The media company, devoted to covering New York politics and policies, nominates 40 exceptional individuals each year who are leaving their mark on New York City.

MPA Alum Focuses on Marine Conservation

by | 9.26.2014 at 1:02pm
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Olivia Kemp, a 2013 alumna of the MPA in Environmental Science and Policy program, is using the skills she developed in the program to develop her career focusing on conservation, food security and sustainable development. Now with Blue Ventures, Kemp is working with local communities in Madagascar to create a focus on community-led marine conservation.

MPA Students Join Thousands at People’s Climate March

by | 9.22.2014 at 1:06pm
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Members of the MPA in Environmental Science and Policy Class of 2015 joined a group of an estimated 400,000 New Yorkers and people from across the globe as members the People’s Climate March on Sunday, September 21. The was organized in advance of the United Nations 2014 Climate Summit, which will take place in New York City on Tuesday, September 23. World leaders will gather in New York to address climate change and its impact on our planet.