Green Grant Update: March For Science

Ingrid J. Paredes is a PhD candidate in chemical engineering at New York University Tandon School of Engineering. She received her B.S. and M.S. in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey in 2015 and 2016.In 2019, she served as the co-chair for March for Science NYC. Omar Gowayed is a PhD candidate in materials chemistry at New York University Tandon School of Engineering. He received his B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from The Ohio State University in 2014. In 2019, he served as the co-chair for March for Science NYC. Here’s an update from Ingrid and Omar about March for Science!  Read more

CALL FOR NYU STUDENTS: Participation into Sustainable Art Project from Italy

On the occasion of the international urban sustainability conference EDRA50 Brooklyn, NYU Tandon will organize in cooperation with Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (Italy) an art project titled “A Human Flower Wall” by artist Sasha Vinci, winner of the Sustainable Art Prize 2017 promoted by Sustainable Ca’ Foscari at the contemporary art fair ArtVerona and supported by the art gallery aA29 Project Room (Milan/Caserta). Read more

Resolution for Decarbonization Passes University Senate

On April 25, 2019, the University Senate passed a Resolution for Decarbonization.

This aspirational resolution calls on the University to consider a number of long-term climate impacts and chart a course for action on carbon reduction, community participation, and reporting. These areas include committing to 100% renewable power, heating, cooling, and transportation by 2040; better engaging internal stakeholders and partnering with environmental justice organizations; extending planning and goal setting to include global sites; updating NYU’s Climate Action Plan; and more. Read more

Cynthia Malone, “Fear of a Black Planet” – Full Video

Cynthia Malone is a PhD, activist, environmentalist, and scholar. Her current research unpacks scientific racism in the applied natural sciences and how Black peoples across the diaspora contest this racism in land-based struggle, scholarship, and music. Cynthia has been invested in political education and direct action organizing in the movement for Black lives since 2015.  She is a member and former organizing co-chair of BYP100’s NYC Chapter. In 2017 she was named one of Grist magazine’s 50 “Fixers” in recognition of her leadership in advocacy for equity in conservation and STEM. Read more

Green Grant Recipient: March for Science NYC

Author, Ingrid Parades (pictured second from right), standing next to her friend and colleague, Omar (far right).

Ingrid J. Paredes is a PhD candidate in chemical engineering at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering. She received her B.S. and M.S. in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey in 2015 and 2016. Here’s an update from Ingrid about March for Science! 

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