New School University Announces First Recipients of La Guardia Presidential Scholarships and John L. Tishman Scholarship

ew School University announced the recipients of the first La Guardia Presidential Scholarships, which enables outstanding students from the five boroughs of New York City to attend the University’s undergraduate liberal arts college, Eugene Lang College, on full tuition scholarships.

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Philip Scaturro Elected Chairman Of New School University’s Board Of Trustees

Philip Scaturro, Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Allen and Company Incorporated, has been elected Chairman of the Board of Trustees of New School University for a three-year term beginning in July 2002.

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Milano Graduate School’s Health Policy Research Center Receives $4.8 Million Grant From The National Cancer Institute Grant To Go Towards Study On “Effects Of Smoking Cessation Interventions In A Chinese Population”

The Milano Graduate School’s Health Policy Research Center has received a $4.8 million grant from the National Cancer Institute for a study to evaluate the effects of smoking cessation programs in a Chinese American community. The Center will be working closely with NYC’s health commissioner, Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, on the study. The project will […]

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Sotheby’s And Parsons School Of Design Present A Midsummer Night’s Interlude ‘moments Of Clarity

Opening on the evening of June 20, 2002, Sotheby’s New Collectors and Parsons School of Design will present A Midsummer Night’s Interlude, Moments of Clarity. This exhibit, which will run for two weeks in Sotheby’s 10th floor galleries, will feature fashion designs from students at Parsons School of Design as well as photographs both from […]

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Martin Mueller, Executive Director Of New School University’s Jazz & Contemporary Music Program, Honored With 11th Annual Down Beat Achievement Award For Jazz Education

Martin Mueller, Executive Director of New School University’s Jazz & Contemporary Music Program, has been recognized with the 11th Annual Down Beat Achievement Award for Jazz Education in the June 2002 issue of the magazine.

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Parsons School Of Design And The Milano Graduate School Team Up To Take First Prize In Jp Morgan Chase Community Development Competition

Parsons School of Design and Milano Graduate School, two divisions of New School University, won First Prize in the JP Morgan Chase Community Development Competition. Fifteen schools participated in the competition, which fosters partnerships between graduate schools from regional universities and community-based nonprofit institutions. Through their collaborative efforts, nonprofit groups benefit from the students’ technical […]

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Parsons School Of Design Announces Major Gift From Donna Karan To Create “Stephan Weiss Visiting Lectureship In Business Strategy & Negotiation”.

One of Parsons School of Design’s most prominent alumni, the preeminent designer Donna Karan, has made an endowment of $1 million to the School to create the Stephan Weiss Visiting Lectureship in Business Strategy & Negotiation. The gift was made in honor of Ms. Karan’s late husband and business partner, Stephan Weiss.

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Dr. Edward J. Blakely, Dean Of The Milano Graduate School, Honored As Fellow Of The National Academy Of Public Administration

Dr. Edward J. Blakely, Dean of the Milano Graduate School, a division of New School University, has been appointed as a fellow at the National Academy of Public Administration. Dr. Blakely will join over 500 fellows, who serve as the cornerstone of the organization. These current and former public managers and scholars, business executives and […]

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Louis Menand, Visiting Professor At New School University’s Graduate Faculty, Receives Pulitzer Prize In History

New School University and its Graduate Faculty of Political and Social Science announced today that Louis Menand, Visiting Professor of Liberal Studies, is the recipient of the 86th Annual Pulitzer Prize in History (in the category of Letters, Drama and Music) for his book, The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America (Farrar, Straus […]

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New School University Announces Lecture:”The World Economy After The U.S. Recession: Bob Kerrey Interviews Robert Rubin”

New School University announces the first lecture in the Bernard L. Schwartz Lecture Series and Project in Markets, Equality and Democracy, “The World Economy After the U.S. Recession: Bob Kerrey Interviews Robert Rubin.” New School University President Bob Kerrey will interview former U.S. Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin and will be joined by economist Stanley Fischer […]

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