March 21, 2018

 Nadia Elokdah (right) during a neighborhood engagement and informal surveying session for CreateNYC.  Photograph courtesy of The Laundromat Project.

Nadia Elokdah is an urbanist, designer, and cultural producer.  She graduated in 2015 from the MA Theorie...

September 23, 2017

Alexis R. Posey graduated with a Masters of Science in Urban Policy Analysis & Management from The New School in 2014.  She is a social justice advocate with nearly a decade of experience in political strategy and advocacy, and she has led

multiple community based camp...

July 28, 2017

Samantha Washburn-Baronie (shown here with Sen. Elizabeth Warren) attended The New School from 2007 – 2010 and graduated with a degree in Urban Studies. A native to Massachusetts, Samantha returned to her home state and began a career in government and politics. She cu...

April 20, 2017

Fadi Shayya graduated from Parsons in 2016, earning an MA with honors in Theories of Urban Practice.  Before that, he completed a Master of Urban Design at the American University of Beirut, and a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering at Beirut Arab University.  He is...

January 14, 2017

Travis Bostick (MA in Theories of Urban Practice 2016) is a native New Yorker with a passion for housing.  He came to The New School after completing his undergraduate studies at Bard.  He chose the Theories of Urban Practice program because it allowed him the freedom...

December 3, 2016

This month, we feature Rania Dalloul, who graduated last year from Parsons with an MA in Theories of Urban Practice.  When I asked her for an update on her work, she sent such an insightful note that I am including it as it comes from her, rather than in third person....

November 8, 2016

In September 2015, a devastating earthquake rocked Nepal and claimed the lives of over eight thousand people. It destroyed half a million buildings and damaged large amounts of the country's limited infrastructure. The devastation was compounded by the poor and unsafe...

October 6, 2016

Steven Deheeger (BA 2010 Urban Studies) shown here losing a staring contest with his niece, has been working as a community organizer in the South Bronx since graduating from The New School.  He is the manager of City Harvest's Healthy Neighborhoods South Bronx.  City...

August 27, 2016

Renae Reynolds (MA Theories of Urban Practice, 2015), center seated, at the Beach 41st Houses in Rockaway.  Renae is working with the U.S. Forest Service to coordinate the Landscapes of Resilience Project.  Through interviews, workshops, and other community engagement...

July 30, 2016

Smithsonian Fellow Laura Belik (Parsons MA Design Studies 2016) looks through a box of archival documents for a project on African-American architects.  Laura studied architecture as an undergraduate at University of São Paulo, and has lent her talents to numerous proj...

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