New School to House National Commission for Quality Long-Term Care

The New School has been selected to administer the National Commission for Quality Long-Term Care. Created in October 2004, the Commission is charged with evaluating the current quality of long-term care, identifying factors that influence the ability to improve quality of this care, and tracking improvement in the years ahead.

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The New School Establishes First Undergraduate Program in Writing and Democracy

The New School today announced a new and important undergraduate program in Writing and Democracy. The Riggio Writing and Democracy Program,, made possible by a generous donation from Leonard and Louise Riggio, will explore the vital connections between democracy and citizenship and the skills of reading, writing, and rhetoric. The program will start this fall.

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The New School for Drama Names John Patrick Shanley Artist-in-Residence

The New School for Drama has announced that award-winning playwright John Patrick Shanley will be the Distinguished Artist-in-Residence at the school starting this fall. Shanley comes to the school on the heels of winning the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the 2005 Tony Award for Best Play for Doubt. A director and screenwriter as […]

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The New School Presents The Black Factory By William Pope.L

The Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School presents a performance of The Black Factory by artist William Pope.L. Performing what Pope.L terms a mobile service experiment,, The Black Factory and its cast travels around the country by truck to promote discussions on race, difference, and community, combining rehearsed skits with […]

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The New School Wins JPMorgan Chase Community Development Competition

The New School received first place in JPMorgan Chase’s 13th annual Community Development Competition for its project Strengthening the Community Fabric: Achieving a Triple Bottom Line in West Harlem., Partnering with the Fortune Society, an organization that advocates for incarcerated individuals, the team developed a multi-use building for the organization to be built on a […]

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Vladimir Feltsman to Perform a Cycle of Complete Mozart Sonatas this Fall at The New School

As part of the worldwide celebration of the 250th anniversary of Mozart’s birth, The New School will present internationally renowned musician Vladimir Feltsman performing all of Mozart’s piano sonatas, as well as a selection of other important Mozart works for solo piano, on a replica of a historic fortepiano in a series of five concerts […]

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Ethopian Democracy Advocate in Police Hospital with Serious Heart Condition

Four months ago, Dr. Berhanu Nega, a political prisoner in his native Ethiopia, was moved to a rat-infested cell with other leaders of the democratic movement. Some 350 people, most of them hardcore criminals, are confined there. Dr. Nega has high blood pressure and, two years ago, was diagnosed with a serious case of cardiomyopathy. […]

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Parsons The New School for Design Hosts Games for Change Conference

Parsons The New School for Design will join the nonprofit organization Games for Change to present its third annual conference in New York City, June 27-28. This groundbreaking event marks a new stage in the evolution of the videogame: using this popular and powerful technology to address real-world issues from fighting poverty to negotiating the […]

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Mannes Tenor Wins Major Award for Young Opera Singers

Mannes College The New School for Music congratulates tenor Yonghoon Lee, who graduated in May with a Master of Music from Mannes, for receiving First Prize in the 2006 Loren L. Zachary Society for the Performing Arts 34th Annual National Vocal Competition for Young Opera Singers. His award, which includes a $10,000 cash prize and […]

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The New School to Hold 70th Commencement Ceremony Friday, May 19, 2006 at 2:30 P.M., in Madison Square Garden

The New School will hold its 70th Commencement ceremony on Friday, May 19, 2006 at 2:30 p.m., at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in Manhattan. New School President Bob Kerrey will address the graduates and confer the honorary degrees. Senator John S. McCain (R-Arizona) will deliver the commencement address. Senator McCain will join performance […]

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