The New School Partners with Questbridge to Increase Outreach to Low-Income Students

The New School today announced it has partnered with QuestBridge, a non-profit program that links low-income students with educational opportunities at some of the nation’s best colleges. As part of the program, The New School will provide four-year scholarships covering tuition and room and board to qualifying low-income students attending Parsons The New School for […]

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Child Welfare Report Shows City’s Increased Reliance on Foster Families for Care of Children with Emotional and Mental Health Issues

The Center for New York City Affairs at The New School and the Center for an Urban Future today issued a joint report on child welfare documenting the city’s increased reliance on foster families to care for children with emotional and mental issues. Child Welfare Watch, Vol. 16, Homes Away from Home: Foster Parents for […]

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The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music – September Concerts and Performances

This September, The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music is kicking off the new school year with a concert by saxophonist and faculty member David Glasser in performance with New School students and young alumni, and its fifth season of Monday Nights at Sweet Rhythm, the school’s concert series at New York’s premier jazz […]

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Morgan Acheson, "Visualizing Lolita"

Lolita in America

On Saturday, September 27, The New School will present a day-long symposium to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the publication of Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita in the United States. Initially rejected by American editors (one editor recommended that it be buried under a stone for a thousand years, ), Lolita appeared under a little-known imprint in […]

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The New School for Drama Students and Alumni Sweep 2008 Samuel French Short Play Festival

The New School for Drama was well represented in the 33rd Annual Samuel French Off-Off-Broadway Short Play Festival, which featured a selection of 40 plays this past month at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre in New York City. Three plays by New School Drama students and alumni, out of six total, achieved top honors: Juniper; […]

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New “Big Game” to Engage Young Adults on America’s Fiscal Future

The National Academy of Public Administration (National Academy) and PETLab (an initiative of Parsons The New School for Design and Games for Change) announced today that they are joining forces to develop an innovative game for college students about America’s fiscal future. The Peter G. Peterson Foundation is funding development of this Big Game,, which […]

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Parsons Appoints Coco Fusco as Chair of Fine Arts

Parsons The New School for Design has announced the appointment of Coco Fusco, the acclaimed performance and multi-media artist, writer, and curator as Chair of Fine Arts.

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Julien J. Studley, Chairman, Board of Trustees of The New School

Julien J. Studley Elected Chairman of The New School’s Board of Trustees

he New School has announced the election of Julien J. Studley, Chairman and CEO of Studley New Vista Associates, as Chairman of its Board of Trustees for a three-year term effective July 1, 2008.

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The New School Launches New Environmental Studies Program

he New School has announced that it is launching a groundbreaking new undergraduate degree program* in Environmental Studies that is amongst the first to bring together urban ecosystems and sustainable design, two areas of study that together constitute a new frontier of environmental education.

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Cities Respond to Climate Change: The Challenge of Energy Efficiency

The New School’s Public Programs can be seen via webcast on FORA.tv. To watch this program, visit http://fora.tv/2008/06/26/John_Podesta_Cities_Respond_to_Climate_Change. John Podesta, president and CEO of the Center for American Progress and former chief of staff to President Bill Clinton, will present the keynote address on climate change and the future of urban energy policy at the […]

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