News and Events
Climate Change and our Food System
E. Melanie DuPuis, PhD, Chair of the Environmental Studies and Science department and Davis Lindsey of Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture will deliver this talk about food sustainability issues.
Tuesday, February 20
We Eat, Therefore, We Are; but We Share and We Become: Culinary Subjectivities in Coming to Food Stories
This talk will address the process of how and why food has the power to define our lives. Given by Meredith E. Abarca, Professor of U.S. Ethnic Literature and Food Studies at the University of Texas at El Paso, this event is jointly sponsored by DCISE and NYU's Department of Nutrition and Food Studies.
Tuesday, February 27
2018 Lower Hudson Urban Waters Summit
Urban Water Quality: Citizen Science to Coordinated Action
The Summit will bring citizen watershed groups in the Lower Hudson Valley together with non-profit organizations, universities, municipalities and agencies at the county, state and federal levels to discuss the latest results of citizen water quality monitoring, and identify opportunities for acting on the results.
Thursday March 1, 2018
Waste in NYC Part I: How Street Cleaners Saved the City
Competent waste management is essential for any healthy metropolis. Robin Nagle, the anthropologist-in-residence for New York Department of Sanitation, reveals just how far we've come from the darkest days of the 19th century, makes clear what happens when garbage flows stop, and describes some of the perpetually changing dynamics of Sanitation's mission today. This event is part one of a two-part series on waste, partnered with NYC Parks/Science of the Living City.
Thursday, March 8
Green Infrastructure and the Buried Politics of Urban Stormwater Governance
Prof. Michael Finewood delivers a talk about green infrastructure at the Cary Institute. Event details
Thursday, March 29
Waste in NYC Part II: Hidden Streams of Waste
Panel discussion focused on NYC waste streams like waste heat, storm water, plastics in ocean/harbor, wood waste, historical waste, composting and recycling. This event is part two of a two-part series on waste, partnered with NYC Parks/Science of the Living City.
Thursday, April 5
Prof. Michael Finewood Delivers Talk at Teatown Lake Reservation
Details to come...
Saturday, April 14
Westchester Walk for World Water
Participants from Pace and local Westchester high schools will walk a mile with buckets of water on their heads to simulate the trek that many women and girls around the world make each day to collect water.
Saturday, April 21
Mock Legislative Hearing
Undergraduate teams from multiple majors research and prepare testimony on an emerging environmental issue. This year, the mock hearing will address issues surrounding water.
Friday, April 27
Questions about upcoming events? Contact Sam Miller at email@example.com.
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