Vito Acconci

The New School to Hold 72nd Commencement Ceremony Friday, May 16, 2008, At 2:30 P.M. in Madison Square Garden

The New School will hold its 72nd commencement ceremony on Friday, May 16, 2008, at 2:30 p.m. in the Theater at Madison Square Garden in Manhattan. New School President Bob Kerrey will address the graduates and confer the honorary degrees. Performance and Conceptual artist Vito Acconci will deliver the commencement address. (more…)

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Simon Collins

Parsons Appoints Simon Collins Dean of Fashion

Parsons The New School for Design has announced the appointment of Simon Collins, a seasoned creative director with over 20 years of experience in all facets of the fashion industry, as the new dean of fashion at Parsons. Collins will oversee all areas of fashion studies, including the BFA degree program in Fashion Design; AAS […]

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Teresa Ghildarducci, Director of the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, Presents Plan for Retirement Security at AARP Panel

With the U.S. personal savings rate in the red, the future is increasingly uncertain for many middle- and low-income households. Teresa Ghilarducci, economist, author, and retirement security expert, will join a panel convened by the AARP to present her proposal for Guaranteed Retirement Accounts as a responsible public policy solution to restructure and secure the […]

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Howard Socol and Diane von Furstenberg

Parsons Honors Diane von Furstenberg and Howard Socol at 60th Annual Benefit and Fashion Show

Parsons The New School for Design honored Diane von Furstenberg, designer and President of CFDA, and Howard Socol, the chairman and CEO of Barneys New York, at its 60th Annual Benefit and Fashion Show at the Grand Hyatt New York last evening. At the event, Diane von Furstenberg announced a gift of $250,000 to fund […]

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Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin and Milano Announce Scholarships for Atlanta Residents

Mayor Shirley Franklin and Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy today announced the availability of the Urban Conversations Scholarship for aspiring Atlanta graduate students starting in the Fall 2008 semester. The New School is dedicating this scholarship to Franklin for her participation in the June 1, 2007 conference titled ‘Urban Conversations: Strengthening […]

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The Mannes Opera Performing Poulenc’s Dialogues of the Carmelites

The Mannes Opera, conducted by Joseph Colaneri, will perform a fully staged production of Francis Poulenc’s Dialogues of the Carmelites featuring two international casts of singers from the Mannes Opera Program backed by The Mannes Orchestra. (more…)

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Andrea Soros Colombel, Abigail Disney and Peter Peterson discuss their philanthropy work.

BIG Gifts, BIG Ideas, BIG Impact: A Conversation with Philanthropists Abigail Disney, Peter Peterson, and Andrea Soros Colombel

Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy announced today that Abigail Disney, Peter Peterson and Andrea Soros Colombel‘three of America’s most influential philanthropists’will participate in a conversation April 21 on current issues in philanthropy and the future of charitable giving. The event is part of the annual Milano series Big Gifts, Big Ideas, […]

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Lang Spring Dance Performance Featuring Works by Wally Cordona and Others

Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts presents the Lang Spring Dance Performance, featuring original dance works conceived and directed by Lang Dance Faculty Members, Eric Jackson Bradley, Rebecca Stenn, Takehiro Ueyama, Karla Wolfangle and special guest Wally Cardona. The works will be performed by students from the Eugene Lang College Dance Program. […]

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Arianna Huffington Presents “The Road to 2008: Presidential Politics Today”

The New School’s Public Programs can be seen via webcast at To view this program, please visit Arianna Huffington will join Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy to present the 2008 Henry Cohen Lecture titled, The Road to 2008: Presidential Politics Today,, an up-to-the-minute, headline-driven analysis of the 2008 presidential […]

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Center for New York City Affairs Hosts Panel on the Future of the City’s Juvenile Justice System

City and State leaders are taking simultaneous steps to scale back an institutionalized approach to juvenile justice and invest resources in community education and prevention. State leaders are debating proposals to close several near-empty juvenile facilities and revamp a system that has long invested only modest resources in community-based alternatives. Meanwhile, New York City is […]

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