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Parsons Paris Expands Curriculum, Builds on Global Initiative with Launch of New Graduate Programs

Building on its diverse and ever-evolving curriculum and bolstering its global model for design education, Parsons Paris launches two new master’s programs—History of Design and Curatorial Studies (MA-HDCS-Paris) and Design and Technology (MFA-D+T-Paris)—this year.  

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Parsons Desis Lab Helps Complete Two-Year Survey Of Affordable Housing Marketing And Outreach

  The Design for Social InnovationSustainability Lab at Parsons The New School for Design, The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development and the Public Policy Lab have released Evaluating New Housing Services, a comprehensive assessment of the implementation of new services for those seeking city-supported affordable housing.

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The New School to be Honored By Habitat for Humanity for Sustainable Home Design

Two years after New School students designed and built an affordable, energy-efficient home for low-income families in Washington, D.C., three leaders of the project will be honored at Habitat For Humanity of Washington D.C.’s Raising The Roof celebration fundraiser on Thursday, Nov. 20.

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Simon Collins To Join Parsons Board of Governors

The New School has announced that Simon Collins will join Parsons Board of Governors following the end of his term as Dean of the School of Fashion.

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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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Parsons And Cooper Hewitt Re-envision Curatorial Practice And Historical Research In Graduate Program At The New School

After a three-year, $91 million renovation, the Cooper Hewitt will open on December 12, 2014 giving students in Parsons’ recently renamed History of Design and Curatorial Studies master’s program new opportunities to work directly with the world-renowned design museum’s collections and staff.  

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Syrian Film Collective Abounaddara Wins Vera List Center Prize

“In the age of the ‘selfie,’ Abounaddara is at work on a new form of portraiture that is at once ethical, political, and aesthetic.” – Jurors Tony Kushner, Helen Molesworth, Doris Salcedo, and others.

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Parsons to Launch New MFA in Industrial Design

Housed in Parsons’ celebrated School of Constructed Environments, the two-year, 60-credit degree will offer students the opportunity to design not only products and services but the industries which shape them as well.

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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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Legacy Of Controversial Designer Challenged In New Parsons Exhibition

The Sheila C. Johnson Design Center’s (SJDC) Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Gallery at Parsons The New School for Design launches its new exhibition, How Things Don’t Work: The Dreamspace of Victor Papanek, with a public reception on September 25, 6:30-8:30 pm.

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