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‘EarlyLearn’ Education Effort Falling Short of Lofty Goals, Finds Center for NYC Affairs Report

An ambitious initiative to improve subsidized early childhood education and expand licensed care of toddlers in low-income, working families has produced, at best, mixed results, a report released today by the Center for New York City Affairs at The New School finds.

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“#IRL: In Real Life” MFA Photography Exhibition

From August 15 through September 10, with an opening reception on August 20 in the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center.

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School of Media Studies awarded NEH Grant for “AIDS Quilt Touch”

The School of Media Studies at The New School is pleased to announce that it was one of seven recipients recently awarded a Digital Humanities Implementation Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for the project, “AIDS Quilt Touch: Empowering Communities to Share and Preserve Cultural Heritage through Digital Storytelling.”

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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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