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Finalists Announced for New Social Justice Teaching Award

Is there a member of the faculty who you think exemplifies the principles of social justice in their New School classroom and in the larger community? Someone who transformed your notions of how you might be able to use your skills to transform the world for the better? Well, you aren’t the only one – […]

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History in Motion: A Teach-In on Social Justice History at The New School, April 14th

Want to separate fact from fiction when it comes to The New School’s progressive legacy? Curious about how current organizing efforts on campus connect to earlier struggles? If the answer is yes, check out the plans for a teach-in coordinated by Students for Social Justice: Students for Social Justice at The New School: is working […]

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Undoing Racism: A Participant Response

Photos and Response by Nick Allanach. Before the spring semester commenced, over forty members of the New School community gathered for a weekend workshop on undoing racism hosted by the People‚Äôs Institute for Survival and Beyond. It took two years to make this workshop a reality and would not have happened were it not for […]

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Spring Faculty Series Focuses on Civic Engagement Teaching, Courses & Projects

The Office of the Provost is sponsoring a yearlong series of workshops organized broadly around university initiatives intended to promote excellence in teaching, practice, and scholarship and make the classroom, studio, and community-based laboratory more democratic and critical spaces. This spring, the focus of the series is advancing equity in civic engagement, community partnerships and […]

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Former SJC Member Bill Gaskins Receives University Teaching Award

(Posted originally in New School News) At the president’s installation ceremony on Thursday, September 15, four faculty members, including Bill Gaskins (pictured second from left) a former member of the Social Justice Committee, were honored with 2011 Distinguished University Teaching Awards, the highest recognition The New School bestows for excellence in teaching. This year’s award […]

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Faculty Series Explores Social Justice in Teaching and Course Work

The Office of the Provost is sponsoring a yearlong series of workshops organized broadly around university initiatives intended to promote excellence in teaching, practice, and scholarship and make the classroom, studio, and community-based laboratory more democratic and critical spaces. Thus far in the fall, workshops focused on inclusive teaching, offering faculty a chance to improve […]

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