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Lidewij Edelkoort, Renowned Futurist, Joins The New School as Dean of Hybrid Design Studies

The New School announced today the appointment of Lidewij Edelkoort, internationally recognized design strategist and educator, as Dean of Hybrid Design Studies.

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Parsons School of Design Announces New Dean of Fashion

The New School is pleased to announce the appointment of Burak Cakmak as the new Dean of the School of Fashion at Parsons School of Design. Cakmak will join the top-ranked fashion program in early August, overseeing all areas of the school. 

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INNOVATIVE VISUAL IDENTITY INSPIRED BY THE NEW SCHOOL’S VISION FOR THE FUTURE

The New School announced today a new visual identity for the progressive Greenwich Village university, which has evolved its mission and vision over the past few years in order to better prepare students to contribute to and succeed in a rapidly changing society.

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The New School Presents: An Evening with Paula Scher

The New School is pleased to welcome renowned designer Paula Scher, partner at the design studio Pentagram, to reveal and discuss the work of a year-long collaboration with The New School. 

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The New School Unveils Comprehensive Climate Action Plan

The New School begins 2015 by announcing the foundations of a comprehensive climate action plan for its community to address climate change. To launch this new initiative, The New School’s Board of Trustees approved a motion in late 2014 to divest from all fossil fuels. It is the second largest university in the world to do […]

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The New School to be Honored By Habitat for Humanity for Sustainable Home Design

Two years after New School students designed and built an affordable, energy-efficient home for low-income families in Washington, D.C., three leaders of the project will be honored at Habitat For Humanity of Washington D.C.’s Raising The Roof celebration fundraiser on Thursday, Nov. 20.

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Simon Collins To Join Parsons Board of Governors

The New School has announced that Simon Collins will join Parsons Board of Governors following the end of his term as Dean of the School of Fashion.

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Syrian Film Collective Abounaddara Wins Vera List Center Prize

“In the age of the ‘selfie,’ Abounaddara is at work on a new form of portraiture that is at once ethical, political, and aesthetic.” – Jurors Tony Kushner, Helen Molesworth, Doris Salcedo, and others.

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Michelle Obama Welcomes Parsons Students, Alumni and Faculty to White House

On October 8, a delegation of 31 students, as well as distinguished alumni, faculty and leaders from The New School’s Parsons School of Design were on site at the White House by invitation from the First Lady to take part in the first ever White House Fashion Education Workshop. Sixteen Parsons undergraduate and graduate students […]

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Building Product Ecosystems: Launching a Framework for Progress

The Durst Organization, The New School and the City University of New York (CUNY) announced a new partnership today aimed at optimizing the health and transparency of our living and working environment. Building Product Ecosystems (BPE) includes leaders from New York’s design, construction, manufacturing, government, health, and academia in an ongoing exchange of research and […]

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