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New School President David Van Zandt Disagrees With Daca Decision, Calls On Congress To Find An Effective Solution

The New School strongly supports diversity and inclusion, and we disagree with the administration’s decision to end the DACA program…

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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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The New School’s Eugene Lang College Receives $2.5 Million Donation for Endowed Professorship of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

The donation will support the university’s Natural Sciences and Mathematics department, and create the first endowed professorship in Eugene Lang College

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The New School Joins Sundance With A Panel On Experimental Filmmaking and Social Justice

The New School partners with Sundance Film Festival to provide an engaging discussion: how experimental storytelling forms can provoke social inquiry and activism.

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The New School to Expand Journalism + Design Program Nationwide With $1.3 Million From Knight Foundation

The initiative will open new opportunities for learning and networking to students and professional journalists across the country

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The New School and Exalt Present Arts Advocacy: Youth in the System

Symposium Will Present a Documentary Theater Piece To Raise Awareness About Raise the Age in New York City

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Speakers and Honorary Degree Receipients Get to the Heart of their Advice to The New School’s Graduating Class

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Fact-Checking “The Daily Show”: The Real Journalists Who Keep Fake News Honest

Trevor Noah, Larry Wilmore and Samantha Bee aren’t real newscasters, but they play them on TV — thanks, in part, to the real journalists in their writers’ rooms. Satirical news has become a mainstay of pop culture. We ask, what purpose do these programs serve beyond entertainment? How beholden are they to the facts? And […]

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Laverne Cox, Diane Von Furstenberg, Deray Mckesson To Speak At 80th New School Commencement

Actress Laverne Cox, fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg, and Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson are among the honorary degree recipients who will speak at The New School’s 80th commencement exercises on Friday, May 20, at 11 a.m. at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, 655 West 34th Street, New York City. President David E. […]

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