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Parsons Students Design Book Carts For New York City Correctional Facilities

Students at Parsons School of Design, in partnership with the New York Public Library’s (NYPL) Correctional Services Program, have designed and fabricated four book carts to be used by incarcerated individuals at New York City correctional facilities, including Rikers Island and the Manhattan Detention Complex.

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How Do Social Science Findings Make Government Policies More Effective?

The Center for Public Scholarship presents “From Social Science to Social Policy: How Research is Improving Government,” a conversation about President Obama’s executive order mandating the application of social science findings to make government policies more effective.

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Dunne & Raby Bring Pioneering Design Approach To Parsons And The New School

The New School announced today the appointment of London-based world-renowned designers and educators Anthony Dunne and Fiona Raby as professors of Design and Emerging Technology.

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Parsons Celebrates ‘Emerging Voices’ In Architecture

Parsons School of Design’s School of Constructed Environments (SCE) and The Architectural League of New York present Emerging Voices at Parsons SCE: Transforming Models and Practices, an event celebraing Parsons alumni and past and present faculty memebers featured in the recently published 30 Years of Emerging Voices: Idea, Form, Resonance. The book is an unprecedented collection of design projects and […]

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Experimental “Workwear” For Imaginary Professions On View At Parsons School Of Design

The Sheila C. Johnson Design Center (SJDC) at The New School’sParsons School of Design presents Workwear/Abiti da Lavoro, an exhibition of experimental garments—“work clothes” made for imaginary professions—dedicated to revolutionary Italian fashion designer Elio Fiorucci (1935-2015).

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Fashion And Diversity Series At The New School

The New School’s Parsons School of Design presents the Fashion and Diversity Series, a dynamic lineup of events featuring conversations on the intersections of fashion, race, and culture. The series aims to empower attendees to not only talk about diversity, but also to challenge them to think critically about and work to address issues around […]

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Report: Window For Reform Open In NYC Family Court

Delay and dysfunction have long plagued child protective cases in New York City Family Court, exacting a distressing toll on the families involveda—a major reason why the Court has been called “the saddest place in New York.”

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Found: Recording of Martin Luther King, Jr. Speaking at The New School

More than 50 years after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke at The New School, the lost recording of his hour-long speech has been found and made available for the public to hear.

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Global Warming and the Rise of Asia: A Conversation with Amitav Ghosh and Prasenjit Duara

The India China Institute at The New School presents “Global Warming & the Rise of Asia: A Conversation with Amitav Ghosh and Prasenjit Duara,” a conversation with two renowned intellectuals on climate change and capitalism in Asia.

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The New School’s Humanities Action Lab Awarded $250,000 Grant By National Endowerment For The Humanities

The National Endowment for the Humanities has announced a $250,000 grant to The New School’s Humanities Action Lab (HAL), a coalition of 20 universities collaborating to produce student- and community-curated public projects around pressing social issues.  

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