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Eugene Lang College Awarded $800,000 Grant from Mellon Foundation for Curricular Innovation

The Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts at The New School has received an $800,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for a continuing initiative to strengthen diversity and civic engagement in the arts and humanities over the next two years.

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Author and NPR Correspondent Anya Kamenetz Speaks On The State of Higher Education at The New School

The New School’s Eugene Lang College presents a conversation with Anya Kamenetz, author and lead education blogger for NPR, on Wednesday, March 4 at 4:15 pm at the Klein Conference Room, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall, 66 West 12th Street.

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Media Alert: The New School Examines The State of Education for Boys of Color

On Monday, March 2, The New School’s Eugene Lang College will host a half-day conference exploring the deepening achievement gap of young men of color, their struggles in America’s education and criminal justice systems, and how class, race, and learning intersect in ways that impede development. 

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The New School Unveils Comprehensive Climate Action Plan

The New School begins 2015 by announcing the foundations of a comprehensive climate action plan for its community to address climate change. To launch this new initiative, The New School’s Board of Trustees approved a motion in late 2014 to divest from all fossil fuels. It is the second largest university in the world to do […]

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The New School Public Programming: Writing

The New School presents its 2015 spring semester public programming in writing and literature. Since its founding in 1919, The New School has been one of New York City’s best-known sites for readings, author interviews, and literature events with leading authors and thinkers.

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The New School Public Programming: Politics

The New School presents its 2015 spring semester public programming in politics, policy, and government. Since its founding in 1919, The New School has been a leader in political and social thought in New York City, with a lectures, conferences, and seminars led by world-renowned thinkers.    

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“Serial” and the Podcast Explosion

On February 5th, Eugene Lang College will host an in-depth panel discussion about the creative explosion currently taking place in the podcasting industry, marked recently by the runaway hit, “Serial.” New York Times columnist David Carr will moderate the discussion with “Serial” host and executive producer Sarah Koenig.

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Digital Labor: The Changing Face of Work in a Digital Age

The past decade is marked by the way new digital technologies have dramatically transformed the way many of us work. From November 14-16, The New School delves into what the new freelance and sharing economy means for workers’ rights.

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The New School Launches New Journalism + Design Program

This fall, Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts, along with Parsons The New School for Design, will pilot a multidisciplinary undergraduate degree with $250,000 from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Students will learn to combine rigorous, evidence-based reporting and news delivery with design methodology, which focuses on innovating to […]

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bell hooks Returns for Third Residency at The New School

This fall, Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts welcomes back author and radical thinker bell hooks as scholar-in-residence. 

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