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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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The New Historia, Center for Rediscovering Women’s Contributions in History, Opens at The New School

The new initiative will champion women in history who have not been given credit or attention for their invaluable contributions

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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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Hugo Boss Launches Sustainability Workshop with Parsons School of Design

The four-week workshop included the “Innovating Impact Design” competition, which brought together students from different disciplines to collaborate on sustainable, innovative product and marketing ideas for Hugo Boss…

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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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The New School And Parsons Feature Socially Engaged Design And Technology At SXSW Interactive

The New School ​— a progressive New York City university comprised of five schools including Parsons School of Design — returns to​ SXSW Interactive this year, sharing innovative projects and perspectives that embody ​the university’s human­-centered approach to technology and design-inspired solutions to pressing social issues.

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Study: Conflict Is Driven By Perceptions Of Fair Or Unfair Treatment, Nor Religious, Ethnic, And Political Differences

We often conceive of modern conflict as being the result of sectarian, ethnic, or ideological divisions. But according to a new study, those aren’t necessarily the factors driving tension and strife.

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