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David Miliband, President and CEO of International Rescue Committee, in Conversation with Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility

A wide-ranging conversation between David Miliband, president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee (IRC), and the Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility at The New School on global humanitarian challenges, the role of academies and social institutions in enabling humanitarian action, and how members of The New School community can get involved in supporting […]

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Vera List Center For Art and Politics at The New School Hosts Forum On How Art Can Transcend Party Politics

At a time of increasing political polarization, the Vera List Center at The New School explores the ways in which art operates as political practice and transcends traditional party politics at its inaugural Vera List Center Forum.

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Earth Manual Project

Exhibitions Feature Design Solutions For Disaster Preparedness

Parsons School of Design at The New School and The Japan Foundation Asia Centerannounce the opening of “Earth Manual Project – This Could Save Your Life,”featuring design solutions for disaster preparedness. The exhibition is on view September 27 through December 12 at Parsons’ Sheila C. Johnson Design Center.

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Amid New U.S. Immigration Policies and Threats to Academic Freedom Around The World, U.S. Universities Join Forces to Assist and Protect Endangered Scholars

Amid new U.S. immigration policies and threats to academic freedom around the world, a growing group of 10 universities and colleges are joining forces to create The New University in Exile Consortium (The New UIE Consortium) — an initiative in which academic institutions will provide a haven for refugee scholars.

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New Report Supports Minimum Pay for App-based Drivers in New York City

App-based ride-hailing companies have grown rapidly in New York City and across the U.S. over the past five years, yet the full-time New York City drivers who provide 80 percent of the rides are struggling just to get by.

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Commencement 2018

The New School Honors Glenn Ligon, Hilton Als, Camilo José Vergara, Nancy Lublin, and Michael Gellert With Honorary Degrees at 82nd Commencement Exercises

The New School celebrated its 2018 graduating class and honored preeminent multimedia artist Glenn Ligon, Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Hilton Als, photographer and documentarian Camilo José Vergara, social entrepreneur and Crisis Text Line CEO Nancy Lublin; and philanthropist, Windcrest Partners co-founder, and longtime New School Trustee Michael Gellert with honorary degrees at its 82nd commencement exercises.

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Parsons School Of Design Presents Street Seats, a Sustainably Designed Pop-up Seating Space for New Yorkers to Sit, Socialize, and People-watch

Parsons School of Design at The New School presents Street Seats, a sustainably designed temporary public space for New Yorkers to sit, socialize, and people-watch. It will be unveiled May May 15.

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Parsons Festival 2018

Parsons Festival 2018 Features Innovative, Socially Engaged Art, Design, and Technology

The New School’s Parsons School of Design presents Parsons Festival 2018, a celebration of the leading art and design school and the creative and intellectual achievements of its graduating students.

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Collaboratory Symposium 2018: A Symposium On Socially-engaged Learning And Public Scholarship

Collaboratory Symposium 2018, a day-long symposium in which academics and activists will take a deep-dive into questions around socially engaged learning, practice, and scholarship.

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Survivors of Parkland, Fla. Attack and Black Students From Chicago and New York Discuss Gun Reform and Youth Activism

White student activists from Parkland, Fla. and Black student activists from Chicago and New York come to The New School to share their experiences with gun violence, activism and organizing for gun reform laws and safe communities.

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