Honorees William K. Fung and Vera Wang with Parsons Dean Joel Towers

Dr. William K. Fung and Vera Wang Honored at Parsons 2010 Fashion Benefit

At its annual benefit to raise funds for scholarships and academic programs, Parsons The New School for Design honored Dr. William K. Fung, Group Managing Director of Li & Fung Limited, and designer Vera Wang last evening at Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers. The event raised $1.2 million for the school, a leader in design education […]

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New York Times Op-Ed Columnist Nicholas D. Kristof to Speak at Three-Day Conference on Adolescent Girls

Adolescent girls, nearly 500 million living in developing countries, will be the focus of the 5th international conference, organized by The New School Graduate Program in International Affairs and UNICEF, that will bring together more than 200 people from 30 organizations and agencies representing over 20 countries to promote international discussion around engaging and empowering […]

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Fourteen New School Students Will Attend Clinton Global Initiative University

Fourteen New School students have been accepted to the Clinton Global Initiative, University (CGI U), which will take place at the University of Miami from April 16-18. Modeled on the Clinton Global Initiative, which engages world leaders against environmental, economic, and public health challenges, the CGI U invites college students to submit proposals that address […]

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Parsons Presents 2010 Thesis Exhibitions

Parsons The New School for Design has announced its 2010 thesis exhibitions, which celebrate the work of its graduating students. Throughout the months of April, May, and June, Parsons will present a series of shows in the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center and venues across Manhattan that highlight thesis work by undergraduate and graduate students […]

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Parsons Presents 2010 Fashion Benefit Honoring William Fung and Vera Wang

Parsons The New School for Design will honor Dr. William K. Fung, Group Managing Director of Li & Fung Limited, and celebrated designer Vera Wang at its 2010 Fashion Benefit, taking place on Monday, April 26, at Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers. Proceeds will support scholarships and academic programs at Parsons, a leader in design education […]

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The Mannes Opera Presents Mozart’s Cos√¨ fan tutte Conducted by Joseph Colaneri, Kaye Playhouse, May 6 and May 7, 2010

The Mannes Opera of Mannes College The New School for Music, conducted by Joseph Colaneri, will present a fully staged production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Cos√¨ fan tutte featuring two international casts of artists from The Mannes Opera with The Mannes Orchestra. The opera will be performed in the original Italian. Among the cast for […]

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New School Announces Commencement Speaker

The New School, a legendary, progressive university in Greenwich Village, has announced that Bruce Edward Babbitt, secretary of the Interior under President Clinton from 1993 to 2001, will deliver remarks to graduating students at the university’s 74th commencement exercises. The Madison Square Garden ceremony will take place on Friday, May 21 at 2:30 p.m.

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The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music Presents Bobby Sanabria and The New School Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra with Special Guest NEA Jazz Master Candido Camero

NEW YORK, March 25, 2010′The New School Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra, directed by faculty member Bobby Sanabria, joined by special guest Candido Camero, will perform at the renowned New York venue the Jazz Standard at 116 East 27th Street on Tuesday, April 13, with sets at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. An eclectic program, the evening showcases […]

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Pianist Vladimir Feltsman and Actress Christine Baranski Join in Benefit for Young Israelis Studying at Mannes College The New School for Music

Internationally acclaimed pianist Vladimir Feltsman, virtuoso violinist Mark Kaplan, and distinguished pianist Yael Weiss will join renowned actress Christine Baranski at an exclusive benefit event to support the education of gifted young Israeli musicians studying at Mannes College The New School for Music. It will be held at the Manhattan residence of the chair of […]

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Revisiting the University’s Legacy Public Program Discusses Jewish Scholars at the New School

The Jewish Cultural Studies program of The New School presents a free panel discussion on the legacy of Jewish Scholars at The New School on Monday, April 5, at 6:30 p.m. at the Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall, 55 West 13th Street, 2nd floor. This evening explores some of the intellectual traditions […]

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