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Mannes School of Music Announces the Appointment of New Managing Artistic Director of the Mannes Opera

Emma Griffin joins Mannes from the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati, and will oversee all aspects of the renowned Mannes Opera

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Parsons School of Design and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Debut Full Collection of Redesigned Orchestral Garments

Created in collaboration with Under Armour, Uniqlo, and Eileen Fisher, the new garments will be unveiled on June 8th at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and June 9th at The Music Center at Strathmore.

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The Platform Cooperativism Consortium (PCC) at The New School Receives $1,000,000 Google.org Grant

The Google.org foundation grant will support the development of cooperatives in the digital economy.

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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 21:  (L-R) Honorees Gucci CEO Marco Bizzarri, Solange Knowles and Founder and CEO of Farfetch Jose Neves attend the 70th Annual Parsons Benefit on May 21, 2018 in New York City.  (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for The New School)

The 70th Annual Parsons Benefit Raises $2.26 Million for Student Scholarships at The New School

Parsons honored Solange as a pioneering figure in fashion, creativity, and innovation. Gucci and Farfetch announced student scholarships during the annual event.

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Mannes School of Music Announces Cellist Matt Haimovitz as John Cage Fellow

Haimovitz will join Mannes in Fall 2018 as the inaugural John Cafe Fellow, where he will teach and create new learning opportunities at Mannes, the College of Performing Arts, and The New School.

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The New School’s College of Performing Arts Announces Robert Hurwitz, Visionary Music Producer, as Aaron Copland Fellow

As the Aaron Copland Fellow, Hurwitz will create new learning opportunities across the College of Performing Arts.

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The New School Launches a Sustainability Contest on Earth Day Using MTA Metrocards — 50,000 Metrocards Will Include a Challenge for Subway Riders: “How Would You Make NYC More Sustainable?”

The New School, a university in Greenwich Village, will be using MetroCards to launch a unique contest in which New Yorkers will be asked — via an announcement printed on the back of 50,000 subway cards — ‘How would you make New York City more sustainable?”

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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.

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The 70th Annual Parsons Benefit Honors Solange Knowles, Gucci’s Marco Bizzarri, and Farfetch’s José Neves

This year’s Parsons Benefit recognizes pioneering figures in fashion and the arts, and will support student scholarships for students who would otherwise be unable to attend the university…

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The New School Launches Digital Equity Laboratory to Transform Systemic Injustices and Drive Positive Social Change in an Era of Rapid Technological Change

Founded and co-directed by Maya Wiley, Civil Rights Activist, Former Counsel to the Mayor of New York City, and Vice President of Social Justice at The New School, and Greta Byrum, Community Technology Practitioner and Former Director of Resilient Communities at New America

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