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The New School’s Humanities Action Lab Awarded $150,000 Grant By Whiting Foundation

The Whiting Foundation has announced a $150,000 grant to The New School’s Humanities Action Lab (HAL), an interdisciplinary hub that brings together 20 universities from across the country with global partners and community organizations to foster public engagement on urgent social problems.

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Lidewij Edelkoort, Renowned Futurist, Joins The New School as Dean of Hybrid Design Studies

The New School announced today the appointment of Lidewij Edelkoort, internationally recognized design strategist and educator, as Dean of Hybrid Design Studies.

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Seventeen Partners with Parsons School of Design to Celebrate the Next Generation of Fashion Designers

Seventeen, the largest monthly teen media brand, announced today that it will partner with Parsons School of Design, home of The New School’s legendary BFA in Fashion Design program, to celebrate the next generation of fashion designers.

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Gaby Pacheco To Deliver Keynote Address At 79th New School Commencement

  Nationally recognized leader of the immigrant rights movement, Gaby Pacheco will deliver the keynote address at The New School’s 79th commencement exercises on Friday, May 22 at 11 am at the Jacob J. Javits Convention Center, 655 West 34th St, New York City. President David E. Van Zandt will preside over the ceremony.

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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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Glenn Ligon Unveils Important New Installation at The New School

The New School hosts an opening reception and celebration of the unveiling of Glenn Ligon’s “For Comrades and Lovers,” a striking, site-specific installation for the university.

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Parsons School of Design Announces New Dean of Fashion

The New School is pleased to announce the appointment of Burak Cakmak as the new Dean of the School of Fashion at Parsons School of Design. Cakmak will join the top-ranked fashion program in early August, overseeing all areas of the school. 

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THE NEW SCHOOL HOSTS DAYLONG EARTH DAY CELEBRATION

In celebration of Earth Day 2015, The New School’s Tishman Environment and Design Center (TEDC) hosts Earth Matters: Designing our Future, a daylong event featuring workshops, pop up classes, and discussions on climate action and sustainability spanning the disciplines. Rhea Suh, president of the NRDC, will give the keynote address. 

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INNOVATIVE VISUAL IDENTITY INSPIRED BY THE NEW SCHOOL’S VISION FOR THE FUTURE

The New School announced today a new visual identity for the progressive Greenwich Village university, which has evolved its mission and vision over the past few years in order to better prepare students to contribute to and succeed in a rapidly changing society.

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Symposium to Explore the Life And Work of New York Activist-Poet Grace Paley

The MFA Creative Writing Program at The New School for Public Engagement and the Gender Studies Program at The New School present a symposium on the life and work of legendary New York activist, poet, short story writer and feminist Grace Paley on Thursday, April 9, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Friday, April 10, 1-5 p.m.

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