Examining The Impact Of Inequity Of Children In Cities

Equity for Children, a nonprofit organization based at The New School that advocates for the well-being and rights of children and adolescents, hosts a two-day conference, “Urban Inequities and Children”, on April 28 and 29.

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Black Lives Matter 101 Explores Black Social Movements

The New Black School, a Black graduate student group based at The New School, continues the tradition with Black Lives Matter 101, a series of “classes” examining Black social movements in the 21st century.

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Parsons School Of Design Partners With Tide To Educate Future Designers On How To ‘Design For Care’

Parsons School of Design at The New School has partnered with Tide to educate future designers on how to make clothes that endure the consumer care and use—including laundering, storing, repairing, altering and wearing—through the “Design for Care” course offering.

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The New School Announces Innovative Mobile And Digital Campaign

With the launch of a new emoji keyboard, The New School reveals its innovative and personalized approach to connecting with prospective students using mobile and digital platforms.

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Earth Week at The New School 2016

The New School demonstrates its commitment to sustainability and addressing the climate crisis through a weeklong series of programs and events in celebration of Earth Week.   Earth Week at The New School is dedicated to championing environmental justice, inspiring activism through artistic expression and design, fostering professional opportunities in environmental sectors, promoting sustainable practices, […]

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The Battle Over Trade Agreements Explored by Leading Academics And Advocates

The New School’s Julien J. Studley Graduate Program in International Affairs hosts Rules, Rights and Resistance: The Battle Over TPP and TTIP, a day-long exploration of what is at play in the struggle over “trade agreements,” what they portend, the resistances they have generated, and the horizons for rewriting and implementing alternative rules.

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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 68th ANNUAL PARSONS BENEFIT HONORS FOUR INFLUENTIAL WOMEN FOR THEIR COMMITMENT TO SOCIAL GOOD

The four extraordinary women are being recognized for their influence in fashion, art, performance, and media, as well as the work they have done to promote positive social change. The honorees include fashion icon and Parsons graduate Donna Karan; art curator, philanthropist, and New School for Social Research graduate Beth Rudin DeWoody; actress Sarah Jessica Parker; and […]

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Lee Manovich To Speak On Data Visualization And Social Media

Dr. Lev Manovich, author of books on new media theory, director of Software Studies Initiative, and professor of computer science at the Graduate Center, City University of New York, gives a talk, “Visualizing Instagram Data: Selfies, Cities, and Protests” on Wednesday, March 30, 6-8 p.m. at The New School’s University Center.

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