The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music 20th Anniversary Programs

This spring, The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music continues its 20th anniversary celebration with exciting concerts and special events, including faculty member Charles Tolliver leading the New School Jazz Orchestra and an Art Blakey/Jazz Messengers Repertory Ensemble at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola (April 30). This year’s Jazz Presents series highlights […]

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Mannes Orchestra Closes 2006’07 Season at Lincoln Center

On April 5, 2007 at 8:00 p.m., The Mannes Orchestra will perform the world premiere of a new composition by Seymour Barab, Sinfonia Satirica, or Glancing Askance at the Orchestra, narrated by WQXR radio personality Robert Sherman, in its final of four Lincoln Center performances at Alice Tully Hall during the 2006-07 season. Guest conductor […]

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Projected Benefits of the Doha Round Hinge on Misleading Trade Model

The World Bank underestimates the risks and overestimates the benefits of multilateral trade liberalization, according to a new study released today by The New School’s Bernard Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis. Written by Lance Taylor, the Arnhold Professor of International Cooperation and Development at The New School, the study comes as many policy-makers are […]

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Founder of Sustainable South Bronx to Deliver Annual Michael Kalil Lecture at The New School

On Monday, April 9, 2007, The New School will present a lecture by Majora Carter, the MacArthur-winning executive director and founder of Sustainable South Bronx (SSB). Carter will speak on the topic of sustainability and environmental justice at the annual Michael Kalil Lecture on Natural and Technological Systems, sponsored by The Michael Kalil Endowment for […]

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The New School For Jazz and Contemporary Music Presents a Rare Duo Performance by Jim Hall and Peter Bernstein

The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music presents a rare duo performance by guitarists Peter Bernstein (’90) and former New School Jazz faculty member Jim Hall, who performed together at New School Jazz 14 years ago, when what began as teacher-student mentoring relationship developed into a lasting friendship. The performance is part of New […]

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Experts Challenge Conventional Economic Wisdom in New School Panel

Conventional wisdom suggests that the deficits are too high, personal savings rates too low, federal government spending is out of control, and too much of our debt is held by foreign governments. But do we know with any confidence when these imbalances become unsustainable?

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Announcement to The New School Community Re: The Appointment of Tim Gunn as Chief Creative Officer, Liz Claiborne, Inc.

We write to let you know that Tim Gunn, Chair of Fashion Design at Parsons, has accepted an extraordinary professional opportunity in the fashion industry. Effective March 5, he will become Chief Creative Officer at Liz Claiborne, Inc.

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The New School Unveils Threshold by Artist Brian Tolle

The New School today unveiled a new commission by acclaimed artist and Parsons alumnus Brian Tolle. Threshold is a site-specific work installed in the Dorothy H. Hirshon Suite in Arnhold Hall, a meeting room for university receptions with visiting dignitaries. Tolle blends history, architecture, and technology to breathe life into the space by simulating movement […]

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The New School and City Year New York Announce‚Ä® New Scholarships

The New School and City Year New York today announced the launch of a five-year pilot program to offer matching scholarships to students beginning with the 2007-2008 academic year. Up to five scholarships will be awarded to City Year Scholars,, graduates of the City Year Program who are admitted into Eugene Lang College The New […]

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Senator Charles Schumer to Speak on Winning Back the Middle-Class

The New School announced today that Senator Charles Schumer (D-New York) will deliver the inaugural Robert J. Milano lecture Thursday, February 22, 7 p.m., at 66 West 12th Street. As the architect of the Democrats’ 2006 Senate victory, Schumer offered a message and mandate that persuaded middle-class voters. Across the campaign trail and now in […]

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