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Alex Aleinikoff, Former Deputy High Commissioner at UN Refugee Agency, Available for Comment on Supreme Court Decision on Trump Administration Refugee Suspension

Alex Aleinikoff, director of the Zolberg Institute on Migration & Mobility at The New School for Social Research (NSSR) and former Deputy High Commissioner at the UN Refugee Agency, is available for comment on the Supreme Court’s recent decision regarding the Trump Administration’s travel ban from six Muslim-majority countries and suspension of the U.S. Refugee Program.

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Parsons School Of Design at The New School Design and Constructs New Pavilion and Seating Space For East Harlem Community Garden

Parsons School of Design at The New School partnered with Harlem’s Union Settlement Association and New York City’s Administration for Children’s Services to design and build a new pavilion and seating space at El Sitio Feliz, a popular community garden in East Harlem.

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Report: New York City Homeless Shelters Are Missing Opportunities To Keep Families From Breaking Apart

As family homelessness in New York City continues to climb and the City fights to open 90 new shelters, a new report by the Center for New York City Affairs at the New School offers insight into how family shelters are missing opportunities to avert a hidden but common catastrophe of homelessness: families breaking apart.

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Rihanna Teams With The New School’s Parsons School Of Design, Donna Karan’s Urban Zen, And Haitian Artisans To Design A Collection Benefitting Haiti And The Singer’s Clara Lionel Foundation

Rihanna has announced that she will work with The New School’s Parsons School of Design, one the world’s leading art and design schools, Donna Karan and her Urban Zen Foundation, and Haitian artisans to develop a merchandise line for the singer’s Clara Lionel Foundation in Haiti this summer.

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Borderless, A New Documentary Series On Pressing Humanitarian Crises, Premiers At The New School

A premier screening of the first episode of borderless, a documentary series and digital platform following musician-activist Stephan Said as he travels the globe, engaging with individuals at the frontlines of the world’s most pressing humanitarian crises.

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Parsons Festival 2017 Celebrates Next Generation Of Artists And Designers

The New School’s Parsons School of Design presents Parsons Festival 2017, a celebration of the leading art and design school featuring exhibitions and sales of student work, public programs, interactive installations, and workshops.

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Anna Sui, Ai-Jen Poo, And Barbara Hillary Named Honorary Degree Recipients By The New School

Anna Sui, fashion designer; Ai-jen Poo, an activist on behalf of domestic workers and the elderly; and Barbara Hillary, an explorer and cancer survivor, who, at the age of 75, was the first African American woman to reach the North Pole, will receive honorary degrees and address graduates at The New School’s 81st commencement exercises […]

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Exploring The Concept Of Invisibility Across Science, Politics, Culture, And Society

Scholars explore the concept of invisibility in the context of science, politics, culture, and society in Invisibility: The Power of an Idea, a concerence presented by the Center for Public Scholarship at The New School April 20 and 21.

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Experts Explore How America Is Viewed By The Rest Of The World In The Wake Of The 2016 Presidential Election

In the aftermath of the 2016 U.S. election, and a disruptive first 100 days of the new presidency, the United States is, again, under intense scrutiny from the international community. Their America: the U.S.in the Eyes of the Rest of the World Post Election brings together experts on China, Israel and Palestine, Latin America, the […]

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Exhibition of Cartographies Explores Concepts Of Sacred Geography

The Sheila C. Johnson Design Center (SJDC) at Parsons School of Design and the India China Institute (ICI) at The New School present Kailash Cartographies, a multi-media exhibition of artists from India, China, Nepal, and the United States who explore conceptions of sacred geography, particularly in the Himalayas.

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