The New School for Drama Students and Alumni Sweep 2008 Samuel French Short Play Festival

The New School for Drama was well represented in the 33rd Annual Samuel French Off-Off-Broadway Short Play Festival, which featured a selection of 40 plays this past month at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre in New York City. Three plays by New School Drama students and alumni, out of six total, achieved top honors: Juniper; […]

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New “Big Game” to Engage Young Adults on America’s Fiscal Future

The National Academy of Public Administration (National Academy) and PETLab (an initiative of Parsons The New School for Design and Games for Change) announced today that they are joining forces to develop an innovative game for college students about America’s fiscal future. The Peter G. Peterson Foundation is funding development of this Big Game,, which […]

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Parsons Appoints Coco Fusco as Chair of Fine Arts

Parsons The New School for Design has announced the appointment of Coco Fusco, the acclaimed performance and multi-media artist, writer, and curator as Chair of Fine Arts.

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Julien J. Studley, Chairman, Board of Trustees of The New School

Julien J. Studley Elected Chairman of The New School’s Board of Trustees

he New School has announced the election of Julien J. Studley, Chairman and CEO of Studley New Vista Associates, as Chairman of its Board of Trustees for a three-year term effective July 1, 2008.

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The New School Launches New Environmental Studies Program

he New School has announced that it is launching a groundbreaking new undergraduate degree program* in Environmental Studies that is amongst the first to bring together urban ecosystems and sustainable design, two areas of study that together constitute a new frontier of environmental education.

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Cities Respond to Climate Change: The Challenge of Energy Efficiency

The New School’s Public Programs can be seen via webcast on FORA.tv. To watch this program, visit http://fora.tv/2008/06/26/John_Podesta_Cities_Respond_to_Climate_Change. John Podesta, president and CEO of the Center for American Progress and former chief of staff to President Bill Clinton, will present the keynote address on climate change and the future of urban energy policy at the […]

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Women in Charge: The Evolving Role of Women in Politics

The New School’s Public Programs can be seen via webcast on FORA.tv. To watch this program, visit http://fora.tv/2008/06/09/The_Evolving_Role_of_Women_in_Politics. For the first time in our nation’s history, a woman is serving as the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and we witnessed the historic campaign of our country’s first viable female presidential candidate. Yet women […]

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Parson Presents 2008 ID Design Review Exhibition

This summer, Parsons The New School of Design is partnering with I.D. magazine to present an exhibition of the I.D. Annual Design Review. On view July 9’September 28, 2008, the Review offers a rare and timely look at the state of contemporary design. More than 130 works representing the finest examples produced in a wide […]

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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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