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Simon Collins Announces Plans to Step Down as Dean of Parsons School of Fashion

Collins will step down from his position in December, 2014.

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The New School Celebrates Opening of Parsons Shanghai

    “Parsons Shanghai provides our students, faculty, alumni and broader community with a crucial opportunity to promote new ideas and innovative design across nations and cultures,” said New School President David E. Van Zandt.

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Zadie Smith Addresses New School Graduates

In a speech entitled “Many Hands,” Smith urged graduates to find purpose and pleasure in collectively approaching the global challenges that will define their generation. “I speak in favor of recognizing our place within the many, not only as a slogan – much less as a personal sacrifice – but rather as a potential source […]

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Statement on University Identity

The claim reported yesterday in the New York Post that the entire university will adopt the name Parsons is inaccurate. That name change is not under consideration.

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Zadie Smith to Speak at 78th New School Commencement

On May 23, the acclaimed author of White Teeth, The Autograph Man, On Beauty, and NW will address the Class of 2014.

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The New School for Research Launches the Zolberg Center on Global Migration

Launch Celebrated on March 5 with Address by Kenneth Prewitt: “What is Your Race? And Why Does the State Want to Know?”

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In Memoriam: Walter A. Eberstadt

The New School mourns the loss of life trustee Walter A. Eberstadt.

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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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Mannes Faculty Member Jeremy Denk Wins MacArthur “Genius” Grant

Denk is an accomplished concert pianist who has appeared as soloist with many major orchestras, including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Philadelphia Orchestra, and the symphony orchestras of Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, and London. An avid chamber musician, he is as well known for writing on music (in his blog Think Denk, in The New […]

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Michelle DePass Named Dean of Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy

“I am thrilled to become part of this leading New York institution, and to cultivate the next generation of leaders in urban policy, global development, sustainability and management,” said DePass. “The New School, and Milano in particular, share my lifelong commitment to realizing a sustainable, equitable future for urban environments through inclusive participation in the […]

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