New School University Appoints Kristin E. Sorenson As Vice President For Development

New School University President Bob Kerrey announced the appointment of Kristin E. Sorenson as Vice President for Development. Ms. Sorenson will be part of the President’s senior management team with responsibility for overall fundraising strategy, management and administration at the University level and within each of the University’s academic divisions.

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Joel Lester, Dean Of New School University’s Mannes College Of Music, Elected President Of The Society For Music Theory

New School University announces that Joel Lester, Dean of the University’s Mannes College of Music in Manhattan, was named President-Elect of the Society for Music Theory (SMT) at the Society’s recent annual meeting. Dean Lester will serve as President of the Society beginning in November, 2003. Elizabeth West Marvin, Professor at the Eastman School of […]

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Samuel Wong Leads The Mannes Orchestra At Alice Tully Hall Mannes Master’s Degree Candidate, Yukiko Akagi, Is Piano Soloist In Ravel’s Concerto In G Major For Piano And Orchestra Program Also Includes Mozart’s Symphony No. 35 In D Major, K. 385 “Haffner” Andshostakovich’s Symphony No. 6 In B Minor, Op. 54

Conductor Samuel Wong leads The Mannes Orchestra on Monday, December 9, 2002 at 8:00 p.m. at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, 65th and Broadway, NYC. The program for the evening features Mozart’s Symphony No. 35 in D Major, K. 385 “Haffner,” Ravel’s Concerto in G Major for Piano and Orchestra, and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. […]

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“Islam: The Public And Private Spheres” Conference at New School University Challenges Assumptions About Islam

“This is ‘about Islam’,” wrote Salman Rushdie in the New York Times and the Guardian nearly one year ago, in response to the events of September 11th, citing “paranoid Islam” as “the fastest-growing version of Islam in the world.”

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Bridging The Digital Divide: Technology, Community And Public Policy Milano Graduate School Associate Professor Lisa J. Servon Releases New Book On The Digital Divide

Bridging the Digital Divide (Blackwell Publishers, 2002) investigates problems of unequal access to information technology. Author Lisa J. Servon, an Associate Professor at the Robert J. Milano Graduate School of Management and Urban Policy in Manhattan, redefines these problems, examines their severity, and lays out what the future implications might be if the digital divide […]

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Jazz Now! A Showcase Of New Talent New School Jazz Program Benefit At Birdland Jazz Club

New School University Jazz & Contemporary Music Program presents outstanding students and their mentors at Birdland Jazz Club, 315 West 44th Street, NYC, on Monday, December 9, 2002 from 6:30 ‘ 10:30 p.m. The evening will showcase the most outstanding young artists from the Jazz Program at New School University, as they perform alongside the […]

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New School University Presents a Lecture on “Refugee Protection And Lessons For The Future” With Sadako Ogata on Tuesday, October 22 at 6:00 PM

New School University will present a lecture by Sadako Ogata on “Refugee Protection and Lessons for the Future” on Tuesday, October 22, 2002 at 6:00 p.m. at Swayduck Auditorium, 65 Fifth Avenue (between 13th and 14th Streets), NYC. This event is free. Seating is limited. For more information on this event, call 212-229-5115.

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New School University’s Jazz & Contemporary Music Program Announces “Jazz@ 6:30″ Guest Artists To Include Jane Ira Bloom, Andrew Cyrille, Fred Hersch, Roy Hargrove, Reggie Workman, And Others

New School University’s Jazz & Contemporary Music Program announces its four-part series of performances for New School Jazz @ 6:30. The series will feature Kenny Werner & Andy Statman on Monday, October 28; Reggie Workman & Andrew Cyrille (with special guest) on Monday, November 11; Roy Hargrove & Raymond Angry on Monday, November 25; and […]

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Milano Graduate School Announces Peace Corps Fellows For Fall 2002

The Robert J. Milano Graduate School of Management and Urban Policy announces that 7 new Peace Corps Fellows will join the School this fall 2002 semester in its Peace Corps Fellows Program. The Peace Corps Fellows Program at the Milano Graduate School draws on returning Peace Corps volunteers who wish to continue to make a […]

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Parsons School Of Design Names Designer Shashi Caan As Director Of Interior Design B.F.A. Program

Parsons School of Design Dean, H. Randolph Swearer, has named designer Shashi Caan as the Director of the Interior Design B.F.A. Program at Parsons. The recent merger of the Interior Design program with the Department of Architecture represents a bold initiative at Parsons to take a lead role in establishing new curricular relationships between architecture, […]

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