Remembering Dr. Charles Kaufman

The Mannes School of Music community mourns the death of its former president and dean, Dr. Charles Kaufman. A legendary educator and leader, Chuck was a beloved figure, particularly by the Mannes students. A musicology scholar who was a protege ... read more

Changing The Face of Medicine

Crystal Emery, MA Media Studies ’13, wants to help people see the Black women who work in medicine, and educate people about their notable achievements. Tracing their stories from inequality to excellence, Changing the Face of Medicine aims to be ... read more

Can We Know the Truth About Iran?

“In the eyes of the Iranian government, a foreign journalist is the same thing as a spy,” according to Hadi Ghaemi, co-founder of the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. Ghaemi was speaking about the realities of life for ... read more

Mannes Alumnus Makes His Mark with a Music School

In order to be an effective teacher, you need to be an active musician, according to Michael Gilsinan. His professional emphasis is now on running the Fort Lee School of Music, but he still makes time to perform after receiving ... read more

Teresa Ghilarducci’s Revolutionary Retirement Plan

Americans do not have enough saved for retirement. In 2013, 28 percent of families had no retirement savings at all. Among those who do have some savings in their retirement accounts, the median balance for families nearing retirement is only ... read more