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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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Bell Hooks Returns To The New School For Final Visit In Three-year Residency

Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts at The New School welcomes back author, activist and feminist scholar bell hooks as scholar-in-residence. Her fifth and final visit in a three-year residency will feature conversations with leading public intellectuals and scholars.

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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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