The New School to Honor Douglas Durst at 2008 Laguardia Award Dinner

The New School will honor Douglas Durst, the president of The Durst Organization, a premier real estate development company in New York City and one of the originators of the Green Building Movement, at its 2008 LaGuardia Award Dinner on Thursday, November 13, at the Mandarin Oriental New York. The Fiorello H. LaGuardia Award recognizes […]

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The New School for Drama Presents Fall Season of First Look

The New School for Drama is pleased to present FIRST LOOK, a performance series featuring workshop presentations of classical and contemporary works. This year’s FIRST LOOK performances will be directed by 3 Drama League Directing Fellows and include The Pillars of Society (October 15-18), written by Henrik Ibsen, Stage Door (November 5-8), written by Edna […]

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Center for New York City Affairs to Host Panel Discussion on Immigrant Community’s Effect on Presidential Race

As Senator McCain rolls out attack ads against Senator Obama on immigration policy, conventional wisdom on the campaign trail reveals that immigrant voters are set to play an increased role in this year’s presidential election. Yet the opinions and concerns of immigrant communities are often overlooked by mainstream media. The Center for New York City […]

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The New School Appoints Bruce Nussbaum Professor of Innovation and Design

The New School has announced that Bruce Nussbaum, one of the leading thinkers and writers about the intersections of innovation and design, has been appointed Visiting Professor of Innovation and Design. He will work broadly across The New School, with a faculty home base, in the School of Design Strategies at Parsons The New School […]

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The New School Names Joseph Westphal Provost

The New School has announced that Joseph Westphal, previously the vice president and director of the Tishman Environment and Design Center, has been named Provost and Senior Vice President for Research at The New School.

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Pulitizer Prize Winning Journalist Linda Greenhouse to Join Bob Kerrey to Discuss the Future of the U.S. Supreme Court

Bob Kerrey, president of The New School, and journalist Linda Greenhouse, former Supreme Court reporter for the New York Times for nearly 30 years, assess the decisions of the Roberts court as the United States heads into a presidential election in a time of domestic and international unrest.

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Philosopher Simon Critchley to Present Lecture on Democracy and Branding, “Barack Obama and the American Void”

In keeping with this political moment, philosopher Simon Critchley will approach the subject of democracy through the current presidential elections and focus on one of the candidates in a lecture entitled, “Barack Obama and the American Void.” Critchley’s lecture will examine Obama’s subjectivity, the existential detachment that seems to haunt him, and its relation to […]

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The New School Names Neil Gordon Dean of Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts

The New School has announced the appointment of Neil Gordon as Dean of Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts. A professor of writing at The New School since 2002, Dr. Gordon has served as the chair of Writing at Lang and was the co-chair of Writing and Literature.

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The New School Names Lisa J. Servon Dean of Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy

The New School has announced the appointment of Lisa J. Servon as Dean of Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy. Dr. Servon is an internationally known scholar in the areas of community economic development and urban poverty policy, focusing on issues of racial and gender equity and U.S. microenterprise development programs.

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The New School’s India China Institute Launches First Initiative to Build Trilateral Curriculum, Student Exchange and Research Program

The New School’s India China Institute (ICI) announced a new initiative to develop a unique trilateral curriculum with the University of Calcutta and Yunnan University in Kunming to redefine India-China interactions by creating a framework for collaborative study and research. The three-year initiative is generously supported by a $525,000 grant from the Ford Foundation.

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