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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The New School Receives $7 Million Donation To Study Global Migration And Refugee Communities

The New School announced today a seven million dollar donation by Henry Arnhold to the university’s Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility, part of The New School for Social Research (NSSR) in New York City.

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ARMOR OF LIGHT: A Film Screening, and Q&A Session with Filmmaker Abigail Disney

The New School presents a screening of Armor of Light. Abigail Disney’s directorial debut follows the journey of an Evangelical minister trying to find the courage to preach about the growing toll of gun violence in America. The film tracks Reverend Rob Schenck, anti-abortion activist and fixture on the political far right, who breaks with […]

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Verge Nyc, An Exploration Of Service Design, At Parsons School Of Design

Verge NYC, a three-day event organized by students at The New School’s Parsons School of Design, brings leading thinkers, field experts, and change makers together under one roof to explore how service design can be used to address some of the most pressing issues of our time.

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Parsons Students Design Book Carts For New York City Correctional Facilities

Students at Parsons School of Design, in partnership with the New York Public Library’s (NYPL) Correctional Services Program, have designed and fabricated four book carts to be used by incarcerated individuals at New York City correctional facilities, including Rikers Island and the Manhattan Detention Complex.

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How Do Social Science Findings Make Government Policies More Effective?

The Center for Public Scholarship presents “From Social Science to Social Policy: How Research is Improving Government,” a conversation about President Obama’s executive order mandating the application of social science findings to make government policies more effective.

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David Bowie Tribute With Simon Critchley At The New School

The New School presents Bowie: A Tribute with Simon Critchley and Special Guests, a tribute in “sound + vision” to the late musician and artist David Bowie (1947-2016) led by Simon Critchley, author of Bowie (2014, OR Books) and Hans Jonas Professor of Philosophy at The New School for Social Research.

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