In Memory of Eugene Lang

The New School mourns the passing of Eugene M. Lang, a businessman, educational visionary, and New School trustee who paved the way for the transformation of the university’s Eugene Lang College, his namesake institution, into a leading liberal arts school. ... read more

Nth Degree Series Features “Creative Minds Creating Change”

This fall, continuing its century-long legacy as one of New York City’s leading destinations for open discussion and thought-provoking public programs, The New School is launching a semester-long series of events titled “The Nth Degree Series: Creative Minds Creating Change.” ... read more

Playwriting Grads Find Their Voices, Then Success

For her first assignment in the MFA Playwriting program at the School of Drama, Janine Nabers (’08) was told to imagine a conversation her parents might have had on their first date. She wrote about their first chance meeting in ... read more

Incarceration Nation

The United States leads the world on many fronts, from technology and finance to entertainment and higher education. But there’s another arena in which its leadership is far less flattering: incarceration. Currently, the U.S. prison and local jail population sits ... read more

Helping the Visually Impaired, One Hug at a Time

Growing up in South Korea, Chloe Koo witnessed her uncle’s struggles with a disability, The graphic and visual designer wanted to find some way to help. “Seeing the challenges my uncle had to overcome really pushed me to create something ... read more

Getting Girls Creating: Closing Tech’s Gender Gap

Silicon Valley is a male-dominated world, with men holding most of the jobs, the highest salaries, and, with some notable exceptions (Yahoo CEO Melissa Mayer, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg), the most important positions. Many theories have been floated to explain ... read more

The Truth About Divestment

The impact of climate change on global society is no longer in doubt: More treacherous storms, intense cold and heat waves, and serious droughts and flooding are wreaking havoc on our cities. Driven by a growing sense of urgency, people ... read more