The New School celebrated its 2018 graduating class and honored 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 with honorary degrees at its 82nd commencement exercises.
The New School Honors Glenn Ligon, Hilton Als, Camilo José Vergara, Nancy Lublin, and Michael Gellert With Honorary Degrees at 82nd Commencement Exercises
Collaboratory Symposium 2018, a day-long symposium in which academics and activists will take a deep-dive into questions around socially engaged learning, practice, and scholarship.
Glenn Ligon, Hilton Als, Camilo José Vergara, Nancy Lublin, and Michael Gallert Named Honorary Degree Recipients By The New School
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.
The Center for Public Scholarship at The New School and the Society of Fellows and Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University host Cons and Scams: Their Place in American Culture, the 37th Social Research conference…
The New School Presents Perspectives on Digital Sanctuary, AI For Social Good, And Fashion For People of All Abilities at 2018 SXSW
The New School — a progressive New York City university comprised of five schools including Parsons School of Design — returns to SXSW in Austin, Texas March 9-16, sharing innovative projects and perspectives that embody the university’s human-centered approach to technology and design-inspired solutions to pressing issues.
Sociologist Eiko Ikegami Researches Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorder In The Virtual World Of Second Life
Eiko Ikegami, professor of sociology at The New School for Social Research (NSSR), investigated adults with autism spectrum disorder in the digital world of Second Life — a study that revealed an “incredible richness of mental life” and a vibrant sense of community among a largely unseen segment of the population.
#charlottesville: Before And Beyond, First Book To Emerge From The Violence And White Supremacist Rallies In Charlottesville, Va., Out Now
The New School’s Public Seminar announces the publication of #Charlottesville: Before and Beyond, a collection of essays by scholars and activists that tackle issues surrounding the violence and white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville, Va.
Alex Aleinikoff, Zolberg Institute Director And Former Deputy High Commissioner at UN Refugee Angency, Available For Comment On Trump Administration Targeted Restrictions
Alex Aleinikoff, director of the Zolberg Institute on Migration & Mobility at The New School for Social Research (NSSR) and former Deputy High Commissioner at the UN Refugee Agency, is available for comment on the Trump Administration’s decision to replace a ban on travelers from six Muslim-majority countries with targeted restrictions on visits to the United States.
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…
Alex Aleinikoff, Former Deputy High Commissioner at UN Refugee Agency, Available for Comment on Supreme Court Decision on Trump Administration Refugee Suspension
Alex Aleinikoff, director of the Zolberg Institute on Migration & Mobility at The New School for Social Research (NSSR) and former Deputy High Commissioner at the UN Refugee Agency, is available for comment on the Supreme Court’s recent decision regarding the Trump Administration’s travel ban from six Muslim-majority countries and suspension of the U.S. Refugee Program.
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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