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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Reporting on Iran: Can We Know The Truth

In the aftermath of the historic US-Iran deal, and the release of Washington Post correspondent and LANG alumnus Jason Rezaian (Class of ’01) after 15 months of imprisonment in Tehran, leading journalists and human rights activists, discuss how we can learn the realities of life in Iran.

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The New School Brings Designing For Social Good To SXSW Interactive

The New School​—the only comprehensive university with an integrated, world-class design school—heads to​ ​SXSW Interactive​ March 11­-15, sharing innovative projects that embody ​the university’s human­-centered approach to technology and commitment to confronting real­-world problems.

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Insideschools.org Offers Parents’ Guide To New York City Public Schools On Acceptance Day

On Friday, approximately 80,000 New York City public school eighth graders will learn what high schools accepted them. For comprehensive, easy-to-access information on those high schools, many families will turn to Insideschools.org.

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Uncovering The World Of ‘Electronic Trash’ At Parsons School Of Design

The New School’s Sheila C. Johnson Design Center presents E-Waste Tsunami, an exhibition that peers behind the virtual worlds conjured by our computers and mobile phones to the very real world of electronic trash.

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