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The New School Mourns the Passing of Elaine Stritch

The New School mourns the death of the phenomenal Broadway actress and singer Elaine Stritch, who attended The New School’s Erwin Piscator’s Dramatic Workshop in 1944. 

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NYC Fashion Career Week 2014

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and Parsons The New School for Design today announced New York City Fashion Career Week, an opportunity for all New Yorkers interested in careers in fashion to interact with leaders in New York City’s fashion world and explore career pathways in the fashion industry.

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The New School Celebrates Opening of Parsons Shanghai

    “Parsons Shanghai provides our students, faculty, alumni and broader community with a crucial opportunity to promote new ideas and innovative design across nations and cultures,” said New School President David E. Van Zandt.

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Parsons and Kering Announce 2014 Empowering Imagination Winners

Parsons The New School for Design and Kering have announced the two winners in the third annual “Empowering Imagination” student design competition.

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The New School Leases 14th Street Retail Space to CVS/pharmacy

The New School announced today that it is leasing 9,000 square feet of retail space on the ground level of its new University Center to CVS/pharmacy.

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Zadie Smith Addresses New School Graduates

In a speech entitled “Many Hands,” Smith urged graduates to find purpose and pleasure in collectively approaching the global challenges that will define their generation. “I speak in favor of recognizing our place within the many, not only as a slogan – much less as a personal sacrifice – but rather as a potential source […]

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Parsons Fashion Benefit 2014 Honors Jason Wu and HUGO BOSS

Last night, Parsons The New School for Design honored designer and former Parsons student Jason Wu and global fashion house HUGO BOSS at the annual Parsons Fashion Benefit, held for the first time in The New School’s state-of-the-art University Center, located at the heart of the school’s Greenwich Village campus.

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International Society for Improvised Music

The ISIM will include a June 6 concert with artists from The New School – Mat Maneri & Tanya Kalmanovitch Viola Duo, and the legendary jazz bassist Reggie Workman and his group. A June 7 performance will be an aggregated performance based on daytime Crosscultural Improvisation Workshops directed by komungo virtuoso and composer Jin Hi […]

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Parsons X Areaware Winners

Parsons The New School for Design and Areaware, the Brooklyn-based producer of everyday objects, announced the winner of their first-ever collaborative design competition today at Wanted Design, the annual design show.

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The Shape of Jazz to Come: Downtown Jazz 1959 and Now

Discussion and performance of Ornette Coleman’s work, Wednesday, May 28th at 6:30 PM

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