A diagram of the Empowerhouse project

University Students Bring Solar Decathlon to the Community

Forging new ground in the Solar Decathlon, a team of students from Parsons The New School for Design, Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy, and Stevens Institute of Technology have announced they will develop a solar-powered home for residents of the District of Columbia, working in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of […]

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Tackling the Classics and the Avant Garde

The New School for Drama is pleased to announce its expansive 2010 fall season beginning with William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, followed by the FIRST LOOK Workshop Performance Series featuring Elmer Rice’s The Adding Machine, and culminating with the New Visions Directing Festival.‚Ä®‚Ä®

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The New School Public Programs: Literary Events

The New School’s fall roster of readings and talks brings to campus many of the most distinguished writers and thinkers of our time.

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David Van Zandt will be The New School's next president

The New School Names David E. Van Zandt New President

The New School Board of Trustees announced today the appointment of David E. Van Zandt, dean and professor of law at the Northwestern University School of Law, as the eighth president of the university. The New School, which offers some of the nation’s most respected degree programs in the humanities and social sciences, design, public […]

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The Joy of Cooking

Parsons Presents MFA Photography Thesis Exhibition

Parsons The New School for Design presents Graduate Works in Photography, its annual exhibition of MFA Photography thesis work, in the Arnold and Sheila Aronson Galleries of the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center through September 11, 2010. An opening reception will be held on Wednesday, August 25 from 6-8 p.m.

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The New School Presents Amplify: Creative and Sustainable Lifestyles in the Lower East Side

The New School presents AMPLIFY: Creative and Sustainable Lifestyles in the Lower East Side, an exhibition of sustainable community design, including innovative neighborhood gardening initiatives, in New York City’s Lower East Side. AMPLIFY proposes a dialogue within the local community about creating a sustainable future. The exhibition is the culmination of the first year of […]

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Center for New York City Affairs Finds Serious Flaws in NYC School Accountability

The city’s public school accountability system put in place by Schools Chancellor Joel Klein, is deeply flawed, the Center for New York City Affairs at the New School has found. The Center’s report, entitled Managing by the Numbers,, examines Klein’s shift away from a tightly controlled, top-down administrative structure to a system that gives principals […]

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Enrique Chagoya at work on the new commission for the show.

The New School Presents Re-Imagining Orozco

The New School Art Collection and the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center at Parsons present Re-Imagining Orozco, a multimedia exhibition exploring the legacy of influential Mexican artist Jose Clemente Orozco’s mural cycle, A Call to Revolution and Table of Universal Brotherhood, at The New School. Coinciding with the Bicentennial of the Mexican Revolution, the exhibition […]

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Scene from M.E. Mackenzie's The Best Thing I Ever Done

The New School Presents Truth Be Told

Truth Be Told, a film festival premiering 14 documentary shorts that examine New York City, directed by recent graduates of its Documentary Media Studies program. Screenings will be held from Tuesday, June 1 through Thursday, June 3 from 7-9 p.m. in the university’s historic Tishman Auditorium, 66 West 12th Street. They are free and open […]

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Joe Mantello will be the distinguished artist-in-residence for the 2010—2011 academic year

The New School for Drama Names Joe Mantello 2010-2011 Artist-in-Residence

The New School for Drama has announced that the award-winning director Joe Mantello will be the distinguished artist-in-residence for the 2010, 2011 academic year. Mantello’s directing credits include the wildly popular Wicked, as well as Assassins and Take Me Out, each of which earned him a Tony Award for directing. As an actor, Mantello earned […]

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