• Research Assistant on Science and Policy Engagement, Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay

    Job Announcement Research Assistant on Science and Policy Engagement Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay The Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay (SRIJB) invites applications for a Graduate Research Assistant of the Science and Resilience Institute to be located and focused on Jamaica Bay. This Institute (founded in 2013) is an exciting new initiative that aims ...
  • Outreach Coordinator, Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay

    Job Announcement Outreach Coordinator Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay The Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay (SRIJB) invites applications for a part-time Outreach Coordinator position. The Institute (founded in 2013) is an exciting new initiative that aims to become a center for thinking and practices around the resiliency of coupled human and natural systems. A ...
  • Job Opportunity: Academic Center Manager, CISC

    The City University of New York (CUNY) invites applications for the position of Center Manager for the CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities at Hunter College. The Institute examines a broad set of issues associated with urbanization and global environmental change. Currently, the Institute focuses on the New York Metropolitan Region and how communities and stakeholders ...
  • CISC Fellow John Waldman Receives Positive Review for “Running Silver”

    CISC Fellow John Waldman recently released a book titled Running Silver, an ecological history of fish in East coast rivers, specifically, their rise and fall. The Nature Conservancy just released a glowing review of Professor Waldman’s book, which you can read here. Professor Waldman also wrote an op-ed piece for The New York Times with David ...
  • New Book on Urbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

    A new book on urbanization, biodiversity and ecosystem services was published this fall, 2013, by Springer. This is the first comprehensive cross scale examination of the complex relationships between these processes. The volume was commissioned by the United Nations Convention for Biological Diversity (CBD) and includes experts from around the world. CISC members, William Solecki ...
  • Rutgers-Newark SPAA Report: Sandy Recovery Aid for New Jersey $28.3 Short

    One year after Superstorm Sandy, towns in New Jersey still have over $28 billion in unmet recovery needs, according to a new report released by the Rutgers-Newark School of Public Affairs and Administration. The report has confirmed opinions that damage was much more widespread than previously understood, impacting more than just coastline communities, and disproportionately ...
  • USES Partners with Sustainable South Bronx

    The Urban Sustainability Extension Service in the South Bronx The Urban Sustainable Extension Service (USES) will work with Sustainable South Bronx to engage South Bronx residents around issues of community sustainability.  USES will implement a series of small-scale projects aimed at improving the pedestrian experience in South Bronx neighborhoods and creating better ways to communicate best ...
  • “Running Silver: Restoring Atlantic Rivers and Their Great Fish Migrations” Published by John Waldman

    A note from John Waldman: “After six years of research and writing (and a lifetime of experiences and involvement with diadromous fishes!), I am happy to announce publication of Running Silver: Restoring Atlantic Rivers and Their Great Fish Migrations. The book is my attempt to re-inspire efforts to reverse a badly shifted baseline and what I view ...
  • CISC USES director Laxmi Ramasubramanian selected as an ACE fellow at Portland State University

    Prof. Ramasubramanian has been named an American Council on Education Fellow for the 2013-2014 year.   The ACE Fellows Program, established in 1965, is designed to strengthen institutions and leadership in American higher education by identifying and preparing promising senior faculty and administrators for responsible positions in college and university administration. Prof. Ramasubramanian was nominated by Provost ...
  • “Quintessential Queens” Conference – October 4th at Queens College

    Quintessential Queens will gather academics, government employees, college and high school students, and the public to learn about the place of Queens in the world, the nation, and the city. Lectures will cover the borough broadly, including the evolution of Queens and its defining events, its landscape and natural places, its demographics, its neighborhoods, its ...

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