The Hypertension Era in Washington: Can Bipartisanship be Revived?

Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy and the Center for New York City Affairs welcome Ronald Brownstein, Political Director of Atlantic Media Group and author of The Second Civil War: How Extreme Partisanship has Paralyzed Washington and Polarized America, to discuss the declining state of affairs between Democrats and Republicans on Capitol […]

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It’s the Economic Recovery Plan, Stupid: The Debate Between Consumer Spending and Infrastructure Investment

The New School’s Public Programs can be seen via webcast on FORA.tv. To watch this program, visit http://fora.tv/2008/05/22/Its_the_Economic_Recovery_Plan_Stupid. With debate on the recession changing from if, to when, to how long, , The New School’s Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (SCEPA) and New America Foundation will host a panel of top economists and business […]

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Mannes College for Music Announces Summer 2008 Institutes, Festivals, and Seminars

Mannes College The New School for Music will present a number of not-to-be-missed classical music institutes, festivals, and seminars that go beyond the usual light, summer fare. These include The Eighth Annual Mannes Beethoven Institute, June 1-8; The Institute and Festival for Contemporary Performance, June 9-17; Mannes Summer Institute of Art Song in Spanish, June […]

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Parsons Hosts 2008 Games for Change Conference

The nonprofit organization Games for Change presents its fifth annual festival in New York City, June 2-4, 2008 hosted by Parsons The New School for Design. The festival brings together leading non-profit organizations, game scholars, and industry experts to explore and expand the role of digital games as agents of social change and showcases some […]

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When Will African Economies Develop? A Conference on the Forces that Constrain Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis and Project Africa will present a one-day conference at The New School for Social Research on May 2nd on economic development in Sub-Saharan Africa. The conference will explore the connections among intersecting domestic, global, economic, and political forces that constrain economic development in sub-Saharan Africa. The conference kicks […]

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Maintaining Momentum: Can New York’s Development Agenda Survive an Economic Downturn?

The New School’s Public Programs can be seen via webcast on FORA.tv. To watch this program, visit http://fora.tv/2008/04/30/Maintaining_Momentum_in_New_Yorks_Development_Agenda. New York City’s economy is slowing and construction costs remain extraordinarily high, yet the Bloomberg administration plans to continue moving forward on a number of ambitious development projects. The Center for New York City Affairs at Milano […]

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Vito Acconci

The New School to Hold 72nd Commencement Ceremony Friday, May 16, 2008, At 2:30 P.M. in Madison Square Garden

The New School will hold its 72nd commencement ceremony on Friday, May 16, 2008, at 2:30 p.m. in the Theater at Madison Square Garden in Manhattan. New School President Bob Kerrey will address the graduates and confer the honorary degrees. Performance and Conceptual artist Vito Acconci will deliver the commencement address.

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Simon Collins

Parsons Appoints Simon Collins Dean of Fashion

Parsons The New School for Design has announced the appointment of Simon Collins, a seasoned creative director with over 20 years of experience in all facets of the fashion industry, as the new dean of fashion at Parsons. Collins will oversee all areas of fashion studies, including the BFA degree program in Fashion Design; AAS […]

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Teresa Ghildarducci, Director of the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, Presents Plan for Retirement Security at AARP Panel

With the U.S. personal savings rate in the red, the future is increasingly uncertain for many middle- and low-income households. Teresa Ghilarducci, economist, author, and retirement security expert, will join a panel convened by the AARP to present her proposal for Guaranteed Retirement Accounts as a responsible public policy solution to restructure and secure the […]

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Howard Socol and Diane von Furstenberg

Parsons Honors Diane von Furstenberg and Howard Socol at 60th Annual Benefit and Fashion Show

Parsons The New School for Design honored Diane von Furstenberg, designer and President of CFDA, and Howard Socol, the chairman and CEO of Barneys New York, at its 60th Annual Benefit and Fashion Show at the Grand Hyatt New York last evening. At the event, Diane von Furstenberg announced a gift of $250,000 to fund […]

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