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National Project Explores The History And Future Of Mass Incarceration Through Traveling Exhibition And Story Exchange

This month, a New School-led coalition of 500 university students and formerly incarcerated individuals from 20 cities launches States of Incarceration, the first national traveling multi-media exhibition and coordinated public dialogue to explore the history and future of mass incarceration in the United States.

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Laverne Cox, Diane Von Furstenberg, Deray Mckesson To Speak At 80th New School Commencement

Actress Laverne Cox, fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg, and Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson are among the honorary degree recipients who will speak at The New School’s 80th commencement exercises on Friday, May 20, at 11 a.m. at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, 655 West 34th Street, New York City. President David E. […]

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The New School Receives $7 Million Donation To Study Global Migration And Refugee Communities

The New School announced today a seven million dollar donation by Henry Arnhold to the university’s Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility, part of The New School for Social Research (NSSR) in New York City.

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How Do Social Science Findings Make Government Policies More Effective?

The Center for Public Scholarship presents “From Social Science to Social Policy: How Research is Improving Government,” a conversation about President Obama’s executive order mandating the application of social science findings to make government policies more effective.

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Dunne & Raby Bring Pioneering Design Approach To Parsons And The New School

The New School announced today the appointment of London-based world-renowned designers and educators Anthony Dunne and Fiona Raby as professors of Design and Emerging Technology.

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Found: Recording of Martin Luther King, Jr. Speaking at The New School

More than 50 years after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke at The New School, the lost recording of his hour-long speech has been found and made available for the public to hear.

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New School Study: Belief In God Encourages Equal Valuation Of Human Life, Regardless Of Religious Identity

New research led by Jeremy Ginges and Hammad Sheikh from The New School for Social Research shows that, when taking the perspective of God, people are more likely to value the lives of believers and non-believers of their religion equally.

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Academic Freedom, Free Expression And China’s Quest For World Class Universities

The Center for Public Scholarship’s  Endangered Scholars Worldwide, Scholars at Risk Network and University of New Orleans Press present Academic Freedom, Free Expression and China’s Quest for World-Class Universities, a panel discussion on China’s higher education system, its goals and difficulties.

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The New School For Social Research Presents: Little Magazines & The Conversation Of Culture In America

The New School for Social Research (NSSR) presents little magazines & The Conversation of Culture in America, a two-day conference to ignite a conversation between contemporary journalism and politics. The conferences also celebrates of NSSR’s newly launched M.A. in Creative Publishing & Critical Journalism and the 50th anniversary of the legendary Salmagundi Magazine.

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The New School’s Center For Public Scholarship Hosts Discussion On ‘Problematic Future Of Higher Education’

The Center for Public Scholarship at The New School presents the 7th Public Voices lecture series, a discussion of the ways in which higher education is being shaped and reshaped by politics. Topics to be explored include the demand for outcome-based education, the emergence of massive open online courses, the shift to for-profit models, the heightened […]

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