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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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LAVERNE COX, DIANE VON FURSTENBERG, DERAY MCKESSON, ANITA SARKEESIAN, DAVID MILIBAND, AND MERCEDES DORETTI INSPIRE WITH SHORT, IMPACTFUL SPEECHES AT THE NEW SCHOOL’S COMMENCEMENT

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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Reporting on Iran: Can We Know The Truth

In the aftermath of the historic US-Iran deal, and the release of Washington Post correspondent and LANG alumnus Jason Rezaian (Class of ’01) after 15 months of imprisonment in Tehran, leading journalists and human rights activists, discuss how we can learn the realities of life in Iran.

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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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The New School Hosts A Coming Out Party For The Real Sharing Economy

The New School hosts Platform Cooperativism: The Internet Ownership and Democracy on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 13 and 14.

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