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Ursa Heidinger
Bio Over the past few weeks, Ryan has joined the Biocitizen NY team as a volunteer for the Our Place Summerschool. He is currently entering his senior year of high school at the University School in Cleveland, Ohio and, this summer, he took it upon himself to travel across the country, rent an apartment, and...
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Biocitizen NY is so excited to introduce our very first intern, Stuart Robbins, who will be assisting with the Brooklyn-based Our Place Summer School by teaching, writing, and researching this summer! Stuart is currently in his last year pursuing a B.A. at Amherst College in American Studies. Focusing on the roles played by public spaces, Stuart...
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Biocitizen NY Summer 2020 Internship Program What is Biocitizen? Biocitizen is the only school in the world devoted to teaching Field Environmental Philosophy (FEP). Biocitizen NY is opening the Brooklyn-based Our Place Summer School designed to bring children into direct contact with the creatures, geologies, hydrologies, and infrastructures of the Canarsee Biome and the Hudson...
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Blaze is an 11-year-old from Gowanus, Brooklyn and will be a counselor in training with Biocitizen NY this summer! She started as a Sharpshin with Biocitizen MA and has grown into a leader. Read her personal statement here and check out Our Place Summer School > Brooklyn < for more on our NY summer program!...
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Dear NY Families, We are pleased to announce that the Our Place Summer School SCHOLARSHIPS are officially available: The Our Place Summer School is designed to bring students into direct contact with the creatures, geologies, hydrologies, and infrastructures of the Hudson River Estuary. It meets and departs from the Brooklyn Public Library Prospect Park and is conducted Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm...
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Ursa Heidinger, Assistant Director of Biocitizen NY, here. I’m a senior at Columbia University in Manhattan studying political science and human rights, and this summer will mark my seventh year working with Biocitizen.     Many times over the past few weeks, friends and family have asked me — what exactly is your job? Once...
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