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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Mannes College The New School for Music Presents the Mannes Opera Performing Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi and Il Tabarro

The Mannes Opera, conducted by Joseph Colaneri, will perform two fully staged productions of Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi and Il Tabarro. Both will feature the most talented singers and performers from the Mannes Opera Program backed by The Mannes Orchestra, a leading ensemble of young classical musicians.

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New School Student Jennifer Onofrio Wins 2006 Truman Scholarship

Jennifer Onofrio, a student in the New School’s bachelor’s program, has been awarded a 2006 Truman Scholarship. Ms. Onofrio is one of two students in the state of New York to receive the award. She teaches job readiness to inmates at Rikers Island and performs research with the Prison Visiting Project of the Correctional Association […]

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The New School Presents Armageddon and Indian Point: A Conversation with Helen Caldicott and Jonathan Schell

Dr. Helen Caldicott, president of the Nuclear Policy Research Institute, and Jonathan Schell, Harold Willens Peace Fellow at the Nation Institute, discuss the dangers of a prospective revival of nuclear power and weapons in the 21st century. Co-sponsored by the Wolfson Center for National Affairs and the World Policy Institute at the New School, the […]

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The New Schools Project Media Space|Public Space Presents Channels: Emerging Media Publics

In May, The New School will present Channels: Emerging Media Publics, an exhibition organized by the university’s Media Studies and Film department that explores how media, from cell phones and news network billboards to the internet, is changing the way we experience and create public space. The exhibition will be on view at the Lower […]

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Parsons The New School for Design Establishes Donna Karan Professorship in Fashion Design

Parsons The New School for Design and renowned designer and Parsons alumna Donna Karan have announced the establishment of the Donna Karan Professorship in Fashion Design. The professorship is the initial step toward creating a new Master of Fine Arts Program in Fashion Design and Society at Parsons, which will be the first program of […]

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