Preeminent multimedia artist Glenn Ligon; Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Hilton Als; photographer and documentarian Camilo José Vergara; social entrepreneur and Crisis Text Line CEO Nancy Lublin; and philanthropist, Windcrest Partners co-founder, and longtime New School Trustee Michael Gellert will receive honorary degrees and address graduates at The New School’s 82nd commencement exercises.
Glenn Ligon, Hilton Als, Camilo José Vergara, Nancy Lublin, and Michael Gallert Named Honorary Degree Recipients By The New School
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…
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
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 […]
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
The New School partners with Sundance Film Festival to provide an engaging discussion: how experimental storytelling forms can provoke social inquiry and activism.
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
Symposium Will Present a Documentary Theater Piece To Raise Awareness About Raise the Age in New York City
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
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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Parsons announced the honorees for the 70th Annual Parsons Benefit: Solange Knowles, CEO of Gucci Marco Bizzarri, and CEO/Founder of Farfetch José Neves (Vogue)
David Carroll, Associate Professor of Media Design, penned an op-ed about why he’s suing Cambridge Analytica (Motherboard)
Michelle Materre, Associate Professor of Media Studies and Film, promoted an event at The New School marking the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (ABC7)
Open Style Lab at Parsons presented clothing for people of all abilities at #SXSW (CNBC)
Maya Wiley appeared on the cover of and was interviewed for Diverse Issues in Higher Education