The New School Announces Ongoing Series of One-on-One Interviews Between Bob Kerrey and Today’s Top Leaders

he New School announces the Spring 2009 launch of an ongoing series, titled the President’s Forum. This series of occasional, one-on-one conversations between New School president Bob Kerrey and leaders from academia, business, government, the arts, and other walks of life will provide an in-depth look into the careers and perspectives of today’s most distinguished […]

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Estudio Teddy Cruz, La Biennale di Venezia, 2008

Parsons Presents “Into the Open: Positioning Practice”

Parsons The New School for Design will present Into the Open: Positioning Practice, the official U.S. pavilion at La Biennale di Venezia, the 11th International Architecture Exhibition, from March 4 through May 1, 2009 at the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center. The exhibition focuses on the increasing interest in civic engagement in American architectural practice, […]

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The New School for Drama Presents Fourth Annual Random Acts! One-Act Play Festival

For five weeks this spring, the Random Acts! One-Act Play Festival invites audiences to experience the best of The New School for Drama’s up-and-coming actors, directors, and playwrights. Free to the public, the festival features the work of 24 actors, 8 directors, and 6 new playwrights in 15 presentations of plays drawn from classic and […]

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Parsons Designers Sweep Inaugural Fashions

From her inaugural ball gown to the daytime ceremony dress, and other fashions worn in the festivities leading up to Inauguration Day, Parsons The New School for Design was well represented by Michelle Obama as she paid tribute to American fashion through the work of three Parsons-trained designers: Isabel Toledo, Narciso Rodriguez, and Jason Wu.

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The New School Celebrates Black History Month With Tribute to Charles Mingus

The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music celebrates Black History Month with performances honoring the legacy of American jazz legend Charles Mingus directed by faculty members Diane Moser (February 11) and Andy McKee (March 26), and featuring alumni Becca Stevens and Lenart Krecic, as well as special guests Marcelino Feliciano, Vic Juris, Idris Muhammad […]

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Mannes College The New School for Music Announces Spring 2009 Classical Music Performances and Events

Mannes College The New School for Music has announced its spring schedule, featuring numerous events of special interest.

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Statement from New School President Bob Kerrey on the Resolution of the Student Protest

Early this morning approximately 50 demonstrators quietly and peacefully vacated the New School cafeteria at 65 Fifth Avenue. Senior staff worked through the day and night yesterday, talking to student representatives, listening to their demands, and closely monitoring the situation. An agreement was reached to make changes in university policies to accommodate some of the […]

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Press Statement from President Bob Kerrey

New School President Bob Kerrey has issued the following statement: Today I met with the faculty of The New School in what will be the first step in establishing a new process to enhance shared governance of the university and open up lines of communication. In the meeting, I updated the faculty on my progress […]

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Press Statement from President Bob Kerrey

New School President Bob Kerrey has issued the following statement in response to the December 10 faculty vote: Seventy-seven faculty members at The New School voted no confidence in the management of the university yesterday. They asserted “Turnover [in the provost office] has made it virtually impossible for the faculty to be properly involved in […]

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Jon Robin Baitz and Jo Bonney to Teach at The New School For Drama in Spring 2009

The New School for Drama has announced that two award-winning artists, playwright Jon Robin Baitz and director Jo Bonney, will be joining the faculty for the Spring 2009 semester. Baitz will be teaching Playwriting and Bonney will be instructing a course on Directing Short Plays. Baitz will be teaching while faculty member Michael Weller is […]

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