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The New School Opens New University Center

The New School’s new campus hub opens to students for the spring semester classes on January 27.  Located on the corner of 14th street and Fifth Avenue, the University Center is The New School’s largest building project to date, adding 375,000 square feet of space to the university’s West Village campus.

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Child Welfare Watch Report: Baby Steps

A new report from the Center for New York City Affairs (CNYCA) at the New School for Public Engagement highlights the lasting impacts of trauma and stress on a child’s development and mental health.

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New School Study: 401(K) Plans Magnify Effects Of Recession, De-Stabilize Economy

As economy-stimulating extensions of the payroll tax break and unemployment benefits hang in the balance in the House of Representatives, the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (SCEPA) at The New School for Social Research announces new research documenting how the economic recovery is impeded by market-based retirement plans, such as 401(k)s. The study, entitled […]

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Top U.S. and Global Academic Leader to Discuss “The Future of Higher Education”

As the national discussion on the path and purpose of our universities intensifies, The New School’s Center for Public Scholarship will convene some of the nation’s top academic visionaries to chart out a road for The Future of Higher Education, (Dec. 8 and 9) the university’s 26th Social Research conference.

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Katie Salen – Game design, games and learning, interactive design, design and technology

Katie Salen is a writer, editor, and designer focusing on game design, design education, and game culture. Interested in games as aesthetic, educational, and cultural forms, she has developed a critical practice that includes designing games of many types, including big games, downloadable games, conference games, and game hybrids that take gaming as points of […]

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Nina Khrushchev – Media, democratic transition, culture, propaganda, Russia

Nina L. Khrushcheva is a widely published expert on the intersection of public policy, culture, and media. She is the editor of the Window on Russia monthly series for Project Syndicate, an international association of 386 newspapers including Der Standard (Austria), the Guardian and the Scotsman (United Kingdom), and the Daily News (Egypt). More…

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