Brandon Nastanski, Cabin of Curiosity, 2007

Parsons MFA Fine Arts Students Create Reading Room for Pulse New York

Parsons The New School for Design will present an installation of work by students in its MFA Fine Arts program at the third PULSE Contemporary Art Fair, taking place at Pier 40 on the West Side Highway from March 27-30, 2008. Called PULSE PAUSE, the reading room will be designed by students chosen by independent […]

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Parsons To Honor Diane Von Furstenberg and Howard Socol at 60th Annual Benefit and Fashion Show

Parsons The New School for Design will honor Diane von Furstenberg, designer and President of CFDA, and Howard Socol, the chairman and CEO of Barneys New York, at its 60th Annual Benefit and Fashion Show on Monday, April 28, 2008 at the Grand Hyatt New York. The event raises funds for scholarships and academic programs […]

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Center for New York City Affairs Hosts Panel on the Future of Mayoral Control of City Schools

The New School’s Public Programs can be seen via webcast on FORA.tv. To watch this program, visit http://fora.tv/2008/03/06/Mayoral_Control_After_Bloomberg. When Mayor Michael Bloomberg took office, one of his top priorities was to repair the city’s ailing public schools. Five years after giving him control of the school system, the state is set to decide later this […]

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James Casebere,  Pink Hallway 3,,  2000.

Parsons Hosts Symposium Exploring Future of Interior Design

At a time of rapid technological and cultural changes, Parsons The New School for Design will present AfterTaste 2, a two-day symposium that will take a critical look at contemporary issues in the field of interior design. The event will take place on Friday, April 4, and Saturday, April 5 at the Sheila C. Johnson […]

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James Casebere, “La Alberca,” 2005

The New School Public Programs: Art and Design April ‘ May 2008

This spring, The New School, including Parsons The New School for Design and The Vera List Center for Art and Politics, presents a range of events in the fields of art and design. In conjunction with the opening of the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, a new campus center that includes state-of-the-art galleries and program […]

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Milano Hosts CNN Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin to Discuss Politics of the U.S. Supreme Court

The New School’s Public Programs can be seen via webcast on FORA.tv. To watch this program, visit http://fora.tv/2008/03/03/Inside_the_Secret_World_of_the_Supreme_Court. Jeffrey Toobin, a staff writer at the New Yorker and senior legal analyst for CNN, will speak as part of the Herman Schwartz Distinguished Lecture Series on Justice, cosponsored by Milano The New School for Management and […]

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Center for New York City Affairs Hosts Panel on Spitzer’s Future after Controversial First Year

Despite a landslide election in 2006 that gave him a strong mandate for change, Governor Eliot Spitzer quickly saw his political fortunes take a turn for the worse. This winter, he’s gone from reformer, to conciliator., The Center for New York City Affairs at Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy will host […]

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Parsons Appoints Shelley Fox First Donna Karan Professor of Fashion Design

Parsons The New School for Design has announced the appointment of Shelley Fox as the first Donna Karan Professor of Fashion Design. In this role, Fox will spearhead the development of a new Master of Fine Arts Program in Fashion Design and Society at Parsons, which will be the first program of its kind in […]

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The New School Dedicates Sheila C. Johnson Design Center

Today, The New School celebrated the dedication of the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center. The 32,800-square-foot center for Parsons The New School for Design was made possible in part by a $7 million gift from New School Trustee and Parsons Board of Governors Chair Sheila C. Johnson. With an award-winning design by Lyn Rice Architects, […]

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The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music Presents Concerts Honoring Miles Davis

This spring, The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music’s annual Jazz Presents series will explore the music of the legendary trumpeter, bandleader, and composer Miles Davis. Two concerts will pay tribute to the artistry of the musician, one of the most influential of the 20th century. The first concert focuses on work from his […]

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