Read about new MSSM Faculty member Carter Strickland, and how he will bring his expertise in sustainability and environmental policy to the classroom in fall 2016 with a new course: Environmental Infrastructure for Sustainable Cities.
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For most people, home is where you feel the safest. In this post, Kaori Yoshida discusses women’s safety in cities through reflecting on topics of community building, root shock and gentrification.
Read about new MSSM Faculty member Ralph Schmidt, and how he will bring his expertise to the classroom in fall 2016 with a new course: The Business and Ecology of Sustainable Forestry.
Nairobi National Park is the only wildlife park in the world within a city’s administrative boundaries. However, the park’s value to its greater ecosystem, as well as its role in promoting conservation throughout Kenya, are under threat due to recent urban and infrastructure developments.
The Sustainability Management program is seeking candidates for curriculum and grading assistant positions for the fall 2016 sessions. Responsibilities include updating information in Canvas, reviewing course material with the instructor, and assisting in the grading of problem sets and examinations.
Julia Nethero explores the shortcomings of urban low-income housing, which fall particularly on women who are responsible for the household’s well being, and how participatory design and management ameliorate those challenges.
Prerna Chatterjee (MSSM’15) has been named one of the “30 under 30” people to watch in sustainable business by GreenBiz Group.
Master of Science in Sustainability Management student Jordan Chan knows that professionals involved in sustainability are passionate about what they do. She suggests reaching out to companies and people in positions of interest for an informational interview. That’s actually how she landed a job at PepsiCo, where she is responsible for developing programs for colleges and universities to assist schools advance their sustainability goals.
Joe Chavez is the deputy director of optimization and energy manager for the New York City Department of Education’s Division of School Facilities. In a little over a year, he has managed to double enrollment and participation in the department’s Demand Response program.