Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King speaks at The New School in 196

The New School Public Programs: Politics & Current Affairs

In keeping with its historical commitment to promote world-changing social and political ideas, The New School presents a range of programs addressing topical issues of New York City, national and international affairs. (more…)

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Healing Empowerment Center

Can Architecture Heal Mind and Body?

The New School will hold a free lecture and panel discussion on Wednesday, February 2, to introduce a new model for the design of therapeutic environments. The Healing Empowerment Center, an unbuilt work by the late Sam Hanser, an alumnus of Parsons The New School for Design (more…)

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Urban Design Grassroots Mapping Workshop

Parsons Launches First Undergraduate Urban Design Program in US

As more and more of the global population are living in cities, designing for urban centers has become a challenge that no discipline can tackle alone. To prepare designers to understand the rapidly changing urban landscape, Parsons The New School for Design has launched a Bachelor of Science in Urban Design (more…)

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Conductor David Hayes

The Mannes Orchestra Presents An Evening of Mahler, Conducted By David Hayes Featuring Mezzo-Soprano Nancy Maultsby and Tenor William Burden

he Mannes Orchestra with conductor David Hayes, will perform at Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium on Wednesday, February 9 at 8:00 p.m. The program will include the Adagio from Mahler’s Symphony No. 10 and Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde with guest soloists William Burden and Nancy Maultsby. (more…)

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UFT President Michael Mulgrew to Discuss Public School Reform and NY State Fiscal Crisis

How can parents and educators respond to New York State’s fiscal crisis? How can new accountability measures help fix failing schools? Community collaboration and measuring achievement are at the forefront of New York City’s conversation about its public schools. (more…)

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The New School’s Eighth President Takes the Helm

More than 10,000 students returned to The New School for the start of classes today to greet David E. Van Zandt, who became the leader of the progressive university on January 1. Van Zandt is The New School’s eighth president, returning to New York (more…)

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What's Wrong With This Book, Richard McGuire

The Sheila C. Johnson Design Center Explores Cartoon Polymaths

While the word cartoon is usually associated with humorous line drawing, the form has a deep influence across many types of art and design, from animation and children’s books to puppetry and product design. What is it about the cartoon that permits, or enables, such an evolution? (more…)

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Child Welfare Watch

New Report: Homelessness and Poverty Widespread For Those Aging Out of NYC Foster Care

The Center for New York City Affairs at Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy today released a comprehensive analysis of the status of young adults aging out of New York City’s foster care system during the Bloomberg administration. Entitled “In Transition: A Better Future For Youth Leaving Foster Care” (more…)

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Keynote speaker Dr. Didier Fassin (photo credit: Andrea Kane)

The New School Presents “The Body and The State: How The State Controls The Body” 23rd Annual Social Research Conference

The New School’s Center for Public Scholarship and its flagship journal, Social Research: An International Quarterly, will host the conference “The Body and The State: How The State Controls and Protects The Body,” from February 10 to 12 at The New School. (more…)

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One of the winning designs

Parsons Students Develop New Concepts for Tag Heuer’s Iconic Monaco Watch

TAG Heuer, the leading Swiss luxury watch company, and Parsons The New School for Design have announced the winning concepts of the Art of Watchmaking,, which tapped the creativity of Parsons product design students to reinterpret a legendary timepiece, the iconic Monaco watch. (more…)

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