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Global Studies student Yamiles Bonilla Receives the David S Woods Humanitarian Award

Join us in congratulating Global Studies student and recent grad, Yamiles Bonilla, who has received the David S Woods Humanitarian Award at the Lang graduation! “This award recognizes a graduating senior annually for exceptional, ongoing involvement in humanitarian service…” Bonilla is one of seven Global Studies students who have received the award in the past […]

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Alumni News: Urban Studies Alum Melanie Quiroz co-authors new report

Melanie Quiroz, Urban Studies Alum and current New School Public and Urban Policy MS student, authored a new report from the Center for New York City Affairs with Clara Hemphill, Public and Urban Policy PhD student Nicole Mader, and Laura Zingmond titled Screened Schools: How to Broaden Access and Diversity. This report takes an in-depth […]

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Alumni News: Samiha Ahmed

Samiha Ahmed, 2018 graduate of the Urban Studies program, has created a travel app based on her Urban Studies thesis along with co-founder and sibling Hasin Ahmed (Milano ’16). Burdie is a city-focused app that randomly recommends users lesser-known cities to visit and helps plan their trips. As listed on their blog page, “Burdie started […]

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Alumni News: Walker Dawson

Walker Dawson currently works as a Video Producer for LensCulture while getting his masters at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. READ: Walker’s story for Al Jazeera, on African asylum seekers who brave the longer Latin America route to the US. https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/world-refugee-day-fleeing-cameroon-mexico-border-corpses-180616131149367.html WATCH: Walker’s video for Folha de Sao Paulo

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Global Studies ALUMNI GRADUATE SCHOOL NEWS

Emily Hwang ’15 was accepted to Johns Hopkins where she is now pursuing an MA while working as Marketing and Communications Coordinator at the New York City Department of Education. Soukaina Dia ’16 is in the MA program at the Graduate Program in International Affairs (GPIA) at The New School. Robert Ryan Halas ’15 is now a Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Med student at the […]

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Global Studies Alumni Updates

Alexandra Renzo ’12 (Arts in Context and Global Studies) has released a feature-length documentary, Meow Wolf: Origin Story, chronicling a group of disenfranchised artists in Santa Fe who become a DIY collective named Meow Wolf. Their immersive, large-scale exhibitions happen to crack open a profitable niche in the arts and entertainment industry.  Mariama Noguera-Devers ’17 performed in Chorus with renowned […]

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Alumni News: Sayre Quevedo ’18

Sayre Quevedo ’18, NPR’s Latino USA producer, has a podcast on the journey he undertook to understand what happened to the family that he never knew. Listen to it here.

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Alumni spotlight: Romina Giel

Romina Giel Urban Studies, Class of 2015 Current job: Philadelphia Grassroots Coordinator, The Humane League Describe yourself in 3 words Passionate, Activist, Vegan What was your favorite course at The New School and why? Though I found many classes inspiring, my favorite course was Public Speaking because I’ve learned that no matter what you decide to do […]

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Alumni spotlight: Gabriela Beatriz Zayas del Rio

Gabriela Beatriz Zayas del Rio Environmental Studies, Class of 2014 Current job: Research Analyst, Environmental Defense Fund Describe yourself in 3 words Humanist, Conversationalist, Multipotentialite What was your favorite course at The New School and why? I majored in Environmental Studies and over time, narrowed my focus and interest to urban planning and its impact on […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Natalie Marrero

Natalie Marrero Urban Studies, Class of 2014 Current job: Executive Director, Viver Brasil Dance Company Describe yourself in 3 words Fearless, Shero, Culture-sustainer What was your favorite course at The New School and why? Rick McGehey’s course in the Master’s program was exciting for me. He had a lot of federal government experience and there was […]

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