Friends, Learning, and Fun at The New School’s First Staff Development Day

  Working at a university in New York City can be exciting, but also challenging, as noted by many staff during a series of meetings held around The New School this year. One of the most frequent comments made was they did not get to interact with one another and did not know what new […]

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Beyond the Call of Duty: The New School Service Excellence Awards

Every year the university honors members of the administrative, clerical, facilities, or security staff for their contributions to the New School community. This year is no different, and these 2014 winners represent a cross section of the talented individuals who come to work at The New School every day.

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Ernesto Golfo: Serving with Excellence since 1969

Ernesto Golfo might not be the most outspoken man to have roamed The New School’s halls, but he certainly is one of the most diligent. In 1969, at just 19 years old, Golfo landed a job doing maintenance for The New School, and has since earned the title of longest-serving staff member. Forty-five years after […]

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Professor Elizabeth Aaron: An Ear for Music and Mannes

In an office situated around the corner from the main entrance of Mannes College The New School for Music on the Upper West Side, Elizabeth Aaron sits at her desk carefully reviewing scores of emails requesting the talents of Mannes music students to grace the halls of hospital auditoriums, classrooms and events spaces across the […]

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Edward Nell, Malcolm B. Smith Professor of Economics Retires After 44 Years

At 34 years old, Edward Nell was the youngest full professor teaching in a graduate program in America when he joined what was then known as The Graduate Faculty of The New School (now The New School for Social Research (NSSR)) in 1969. Despite receiving many other offers, Nell chose The New School because of […]

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