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Meet a Maverick: Director of Environmental Citizenship Tanja Srebotnjak
Mitzi Mock

 

Meet Tanja Srebotnjak, Nueva’s first Director of Environmental Citizenship. How will her work support our future environmental stewards? Hear from Tanja herself! She describes what her new role and Nueva’s forthcoming environmental center will mean for our students.

Before coming to Nueva, Tanja was the Hixon Professor for Sustainable Environmental Design at Harvey Mudd College, where she also launched the Hixon Center for Sustainable Environmental Design. She holds a PhD in environmental statistics and policy from Yale and previously worked at the United Nations, the National Resources Defense Council, and a German environmental think tank. She is passionate about advancing environmental literacy at every age and in every community!



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Mavericks Making Waves: March 2020

Mavericks Making Waves is our latest roundup of exceptional student and faculty accomplishments and activities happening beyond Nueva's walls.

We're in This Together

This week, our talented communications team videographer, Mitzi Mock, made an uplifting video that shares insights and health tips from some of our exceptional faculty and staff members.

Powerfully and Prototypically Nuevan

On Monday, March 23, I spent about half of my day in Zoom classes with teachers and students. The three hours I spent in these classes were powerfully and prototypically Nuevan.

Café Staff Goes Above and Beyond

During this time of increased attention toward health and hygiene, the staff of Nueva café services partner Epicurean have gone above and beyond to ensure food service continues with healthy and delicious meals. 

Eighth-grader Interviews Survivor Winner and Nueva Alum Adam Klein '05

Class of 2005 alumnus and Survivor season 33 winner Adam Klein returned to Nueva on February 12 for the season 40 premiere watch party. Adam was back on campus this week to meet eighth-grader Sam B., who interviewed the reality TV star and chatted about specific strategies and relationships.