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Thomas Heatherwick at the Parsons Table with Paul Goldberger

In this intimate, one-on-one conversation, Paul Goldberger, Pulitzer Prize winning architectural critic and Joseph Urban Chair in Design and Architecture at Parsons, will engage acclaimed architect Thomas Heatherwick on his life and work.

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Mannes School of Music at The New School Appoints Legendary Trumpeter and Performing Artist to Faculty

Mark Gould, former principal trumpet of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, has joined the faculty at Mannes School of Music, where he will lead a trumpet studio and various special productions.

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Maria Thereza Alves Awarded The New School’s Vera List Center Prize For Art And Politics

Maria Thereza Alves has been named winner of The New School’s 2016-2018 Vera List Center (VLC) Prize for Art and Politics by an international jury of artists, curators, writers and scholars. The VLC Prize for Art and Politics honors an artist or group of artists for a project that advances social justice in profound and […]

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Theaster Gates To Discuss Current Work At Parsons

Artist Theaster Gates will present his current work in a public lecture and conversation with architect Billie Tsien. Gates will discuss his work as the director of University of Chicago’s Arts + Public Life initiative, and with the Rebuild Foundation, which he founded in South Chicago.

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The Marvin Traub Lecture Series Presents a Conversation with Andrew Rosen

Andrew Rosen, CEO of Theory, will be in conversation with Executive Dean of Parsons Joel Towers, where they will discuss Andrew’s illustrious career, as well as the fashion industry in New York City, and the rise of technology in fashion

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Biofabricate, the World’s Leading Biomaterials Summit, Returns to New York City to Explore the Materials of the Future

The third annual conference will be hosted by Parsons School of Design on November 17, and feature companies, designers, and researchers leading the way to the next material revolution

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Bill McKibben Speaks ‘on The Fate Of The Earth’

Environmentalist and author Bill McKibben delivers “On The Fate of the Earth,” the first lecture in The Jonathan Schell Memorial Lecture Series. The series was established to honor the memory of Nation Institute fellow Jonathan Schell and takes its name from his 1982 seminal work on the consequences of nuclear war.

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Parsons School of Design and Kering Collaborate On Measuring Environmental Impact of Designs

A new design course will be launched at Parsons, where students will use a new app to measure the environmental impact of their creations, as well as learn practical sustainability design skills.

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Andrew Mellon Foundation Awards $750,000 Grant To New School For Social Research For ‘integrative Phd’ Program

The Andrew Mellon Foundation has awarded a four-year, $750,000 grant to The New School for Social Research for the support of new fellowships and the development of co-taught graduate seminars. The program is designed to broaden training in humanistic social sciences by introducing doctoral students to new analytical and expository techniques while fostering integrated research […]

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Design Historians Are The New Fact Checkers: Parsons School Of Design Explores How Historical Objects Can Shed Light On Contemporary Politcal Issues

This month, curator, critic, and author Glenn Adamson leads Objects of Dispute, a graduate seminar at Parsons School of Design exploring the ways in which historical American objects — a Westminster gun and early 19th century women’s garments, among others — shed light on contemporary political issues.

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