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Parsons Presents Quotidian Product Paris / New York

The School of Constructed Environments at Parsons The New School for Design presents Quotidian Product: Paris / New York, a dialogue between two significant product design studios in Paris and two in New York: Jean-Francois Dingjian and Eloi Chafai of Normal Studio, and Francois Azambourg of Francois Azambourg Works in Paris; and Sigi Moeslinger and […]

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Insideschools.org Moves To The New School’s Center for New York City Affairs

Insideschools.org, the independent guide to New York City public schools, is moving to the Center for New York City Affairs (CNYCA) at The New School, the university announced today. The move reunites the original staff of Insideschools.org, Clara Hemphill and Pamela Wheaton, who helped found the site in 2002. (more…)

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The New School Receives Strong Bond Ratings

The New School received “A” category ratings from Moody’s Investors Service and Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services this week and will shortly issue tax-exempt bonds to finance construction of the University Center, a mixed-use building that will transform its urban campus. Ratings of “A-” from Standard & Poor’s and “A3” from Moody’s have been assigned […]

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The New School Establishes The Center for Public Scholarship

The New School announces the launch of the Center for Public Scholarship (CPS), a university-wide initiative designed to foster free inquiry and public discussion. With the mission of bringing scholarship to bear on critical social and political issues, CPS draws on the humanities, social sciences, design, and public policy to create new programs that connect […]

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Imitation of Life (1959)

Parsons Presents Fashion In Film: Melodrama

Parsons The New School for Design presents Fashion in Film: Melodrama, a series of film screenings exploring fashion as a key to the melodramatic imagination. Speakers John Epperson, Tom Kalin, and Evan Calder Williams will revisit a trio of camp classics that exemplify the essential role of fashion and style in dramatizing cultural, social, and […]

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Economists To Discuss High Cost And Ineffectiveness Of Tax Subsidies For Private Retirement Plans

On Monday, October 18th, The New School’s Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (SCEPA) and The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) will present “Federal Budgeting for Retirement Security: Examining Tax Expenditures for 401(k)s and Other Retirement Plans.” The briefing will discuss the limitations and costs of tax expenditures for private pension funds and present responsible budgetary […]

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Carlos Motta, Six Acts: An Experiment in Narrative Justice (2010)

Parsons Presents How To Do Things With Words: An Exhibition of Radical Speech Acts

The Sheila C. Johnson Design Center at Parsons The New School for Design presents How To Do Things With Words, an exhibition of radical speech acts organized by Melanie Crean, an artist and assistant professor at Parsons, on view October 30 through November 9. The Center will host an opening reception on November 1 from […]

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Louis Vuitton and Parsons Present Reconstruction 2.0

Parsons The New School for Design and Louis Vuitton North America held a live design competition in which students deconstructed pieces by Louis Vuitton Artistic Director and Parsons alumnus Marc Jacobs to create conceptual installations that address the rich heritage of the Louis Vuitton brand. Reconstruction 2.0 is the second year that Parsons has partnered […]

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Parsons to Honor Reed Krakoff at 2011 Fashion Benefit

Parsons The New School for Design has announced that Reed Krakoff, an alumnus and board member of the school, will be honored at the 2011 Parsons Fashion Benefit. Now in its 63rd year, this event honors visionaries who have significantly contributed to the design world. Previous honorees include Vera Wang, Francisco Costa, Diane Von Furstenberg, […]

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The New School Presents Art And Design Public Programs

This fall, The New School, including Parsons The New School for Design and the Vera List Center for Art and Politics, presents a wide range of art and design public programs that build upon the university’s mission to engage communities and foster social change and innovation. (more…)

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