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Building More Successful Cities The Focus of Urban Prototyping Lab at Parsons School of Design

To provide civic innovators in U.S. cities the know-how to build out and implement ideas that add to the success of their cities, Parsons The New School for Design will pilot an Urban Prototyping Lab in collaboration with the award-winning design firm IDEO. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is supporting the initiative […]

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The New School Hosts 2015 National Book Critics Circle Awards And Reading

Finalists in the National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) will descend on The New School to read from their works and take part in an award ceremony honoring the best books of 2014 on Wednesday, March 11 (reading) and Thursday, March 12 (award ceremony) at The Auditorium at 66 West 12th Street.

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Author and NPR Correspondent Anya Kamenetz Speaks On The State of Higher Education at The New School

The New School’s Eugene Lang College presents a conversation with Anya Kamenetz, author and lead education blogger for NPR, on Wednesday, March 4 at 4:15 pm at the Klein Conference Room, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall, 66 West 12th Street.

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The New School For Social Research Broadens Board Leadership

The New School for Social Research (NSSR) announced today that it has added five new members to its Board of Governors. The expansion represents a strategic move to broaden the experience base and the geographical composition of the Board to better support the needs of the school.

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The New School for Drama Announces Arts Integrity Initiative

The New School for Drama (Pippin Parker, Director) announces the launch of the Arts Integrity Initiative, a new project aimed at supporting and protecting the work of artists at every level of society and production. Under the leadership of arts administrator, writer and advocate Howard Sherman, Arts Integrity will not only examine and take an […]

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Media Alert: The New School Examines The State of Education for Boys of Color

On Monday, March 2, The New School’s Eugene Lang College will host a half-day conference exploring the deepening achievement gap of young men of color, their struggles in America’s education and criminal justice systems, and how class, race, and learning intersect in ways that impede development. 

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Hermes Quartet to Perform at Schneider Concert Series at The New School

The New School’s Mannes College for Music’s professional chamber music series, the Schneider Concerts, presents the Hermès Quartet, winner of the 2011 Geneva International Music Competition, in a program that features Haydn and Schubert, as well as a Schumann quartet that was featured on the group’s most recent prize-winning recording.

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The New School’s Vera List Center for Art and Politics Presents “Speculation, Now”

  On February 18, The Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School will present Speculation, Now, the center’s latest work exploring moments of uncertainty across a number of different fields and industries.

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Parsons Paris Launches Undergraduate Program In Art Design History And Theory

Parsons Paris will launch a new Bachelor of Arts in Art and Design History and Theory. The program, which welcomes its first class in 2015, will provide college students an unparalleled opportunity for immersion in art and design history and studio practice, curatorial and French studies.

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Parsons School Of Design Reveals Research Indicating Artisan Sector Does Not Guarantee A Living Wage

The New School’s Parsons School of Design announces the findings of a groundbreaking research study investigating the pricing and fairness within the artisan sector. The study was done through a partnership between Parsons Development through Empowerment, Entrepreneurship and Design (DEED) Lab and EcoSessions, a global storytelling platform that connects designers, industry + consumers to discuss […]

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