White student activists from Parkland, Fla. and Black student activists from Chicago and New York come to The New School to share their experiences with gun violence, activism and organizing for gun reform laws and safe communities.
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Survivors of Parkland, Fla. Attack and Black Students From Chicago and New York Discuss Gun Reform and Youth Activism
Vera List Center For Art and Politics at The New School Presents Ballast Flora Gardens at Sites Across New York City
The High Line, Pioneer Works and Weeksville Heritage Centercome together for A Ballast Flora Garden, a project exploring colonialism, slavery, and global commerce through the lens of displaced plants in ballast, the waste material historically used to balance ships in maritime trade.
The New School Launches a Sustainability Contest on Earth Day Using MTA Metrocards — 50,000 Metrocards Will Include a Challenge for Subway Riders: “How Would You Make NYC More Sustainable?”
The New School, a university in Greenwich Village, will be using MetroCards to launch a unique contest in which New Yorkers will be asked — via an announcement printed on the back of 50,000 subway cards — ‘How would you make New York City more sustainable?”
Tishman Environment and Design Center at The New School and GAIA (Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives) host Design, Justice & Zero Waste: Exploring Pathways to a Circular Economy conference and research collaborative.
Glenn Ligon, Hilton Als, Camilo José Vergara, Nancy Lublin, and Michael Gallert Named Honorary Degree Recipients By The New School
Preeminent multimedia artist Glenn Ligon; Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Hilton Als; photographer and documentarian Camilo José Vergara; social entrepreneur and Crisis Text Line CEO Nancy Lublin; and philanthropist, Windcrest Partners co-founder, and longtime New School Trustee Michael Gellert will receive honorary degrees and address graduates at The New School’s 82nd commencement exercises.
The Center for Public Scholarship at The New School and the Society of Fellows and Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University host Cons and Scams: Their Place in American Culture, the 37th Social Research conference…
Award-winning filmmaker Sean Baker, director of the The Florida Project and Tangerine, has been named the 2018 Hirshon Director in Residence at the School of Media Studies at The New School.
The New School Presents Perspectives on Digital Sanctuary, AI For Social Good, And Fashion For People of All Abilities at 2018 SXSW
The New School — a progressive New York City university comprised of five schools including Parsons School of Design — returns to SXSW in Austin, Texas March 9-16, sharing innovative projects and perspectives that embody the university’s human-centered approach to technology and design-inspired solutions to pressing issues.
Sociologist Eiko Ikegami Researches Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorder In The Virtual World Of Second Life
Eiko Ikegami, professor of sociology at The New School for Social Research (NSSR), investigated adults with autism spectrum disorder in the digital world of Second Life — a study that revealed an “incredible richness of mental life” and a vibrant sense of community among a largely unseen segment of the population.
A New Global Agenda: Priorities, Practices, and Pathways of the International Community by Diana Ayton-Shenker Launches at The New School
The New School and Diana Ayton-Shenker, the university’s global catalyst senior fellow, celebrate the publication of A New Global Agenda: Priorities, Practices, and Pathways of the International Community, in which two dozen contributors from 10 countries explore ways of navigating volatile times and breaking through to a more just, sustainable, and vibrant world.
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In the Headlines
Parsons announced the honorees for the 70th Annual Parsons Benefit: Solange Knowles, CEO of Gucci Marco Bizzarri, and CEO/Founder of Farfetch José Neves (Vogue)
David Carroll, Associate Professor of Media Design, penned an op-ed about why he’s suing Cambridge Analytica (Motherboard)
Michelle Materre, Associate Professor of Media Studies and Film, promoted an event at The New School marking the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (ABC7)
Open Style Lab at Parsons presented clothing for people of all abilities at #SXSW (CNBC)
Maya Wiley appeared on the cover of and was interviewed for Diverse Issues in Higher Education