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Bamboo Bikes

February 10, 2009
Bamboo Bikes

Start with Roots, Go Anywhere I recently caught up with an old friend (an alum of Hunter College’s esteemed media department) who put my eco-efforts to shame while telling me of his involvement with a sustainable, innovative, and downright awesome project. Justin Aguinaldo, is one in a team of engineers, scientists, designers and of course […]

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Governors Island Kick Off Tomorrow!

June 6, 2008

It is Going to be Hot…Literally Join CISC as we bring in the real start to our summer at Governors Island for the 3rd annual Science, Art Exhibition and Lecture Series. First up is Laura Saegert-Wenkel, Project Manager for the CUNY Sustainability Project. Ms. Saegert-Wenkel’s talk will be focussed on the larger vision for CUNY’s […]

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Bridges Are Windy Places

May 1, 2008
Bridges Are Windy Places

Wind Turbines Might do Well There Andrea Polli, the Director of the MFA Program in Integrated Media Arts at Hunter College is concerned about the connection between the quality of life and aesthetics. So when the city was preoccupied with the cost of the energy bill to light the “pearl string” bulbs of the Queensboro […]

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Upcoming Event: An Evening With Andrew Revkin, Science Writer for The New York Times

April 17, 2008
Upcoming Event: An Evening With Andrew Revkin, Science Writer for The New York Times

Including Discussion with Queens College Experts What made the location of a city desirable in the past was certainly based on accessibility to water. It is no coincidence that most large cities are–or were–port cities. But today, this same proximity to water is perhaps a cause for concern. We certainly have seen the consequences of […]

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Art for Sustainability and Research For Sustainability

April 15, 2008
Art for Sustainability and Research For Sustainability

Calling all CUNY students! The Institute for Sustainable Cities is proud to host the first annual Art for Sustainability and Research for Sustainability Competitions. This summer marks our 3rd year at Governors Island for a science exhibition and lecture series that spans the entire summer from June to August. More details on the schedule of […]

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