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Seeds of Change;Maria Thereza Alves Exhibit, Vera List Center Prize for Art and Politics, 2016-2018, New York-A Botany of Colonization

Vera List Center For Art and Politics at The New School Presents Ballast Flora Gardens at Sites Across New York City

The High Line, Pioneer Works and Weeksville Heritage Centercome together for A Ballast Flora Garden, a project exploring colonialism, slavery, and global commerce through the lens of displaced plants in ballast, the waste material historically used to balance ships in maritime trade.

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The New School Launches a Sustainability Contest on Earth Day Using MTA Metrocards — 50,000 Metrocards Will Include a Challenge for Subway Riders: “How Would You Make NYC More Sustainable?”

The New School, a university in Greenwich Village, will be using MetroCards to launch a unique contest in which New Yorkers will be asked — via an announcement printed on the back of 50,000 subway cards — ‘How would you make New York City more sustainable?”

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Design, Justice, And Zero Waste: Exploring Pathways To The Circular Economy

Tishman Environment and Design Center at The New School and GAIA (Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives) host Design, Justice & Zero Waste: Exploring Pathways to a Circular Economy conference and research collaborative.

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Glenn Ligon, Hilton Als, Camilo José Vergara, Nancy Lublin, and Michael Gallert Named Honorary Degree Recipients By The New School

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 will receive honorary degrees and address graduates at The New School’s 82nd commencement exercises.

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Academics and Activists Explore Cons and Scams and Their Place in American Culture

The Center for Public Scholarship at The New School and the Society of Fellows and Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University host Cons and Scams: Their Place in American Culture, the 37th Social Research conference…

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‘Florida Project’ Director Sean Baker Named The New School’s 2018 Hirshon Director In Residence

Award-winning filmmaker Sean Baker, director of the The Florida Project and Tangerine, has been named the 2018 Hirshon Director in Residence at the School of Media Studies at The New School.

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The New School Presents Perspectives on Digital Sanctuary, AI For Social Good, And Fashion For People of All Abilities at 2018 SXSW

The New School — a progressive New York City university comprised of five schools including Parsons School of Design — returns to​ SXSW in Austin, Texas March 9-16, sharing innovative projects and perspectives that embody ​the university’s human­-centered approach to technology and design-inspired solutions to pressing issues.

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Sociologist Eiko Ikegami Researches Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorder In The Virtual World Of Second Life

Eiko Ikegami, professor of sociology at The New School for Social Research (NSSR), investigated adults with autism spectrum disorder in the digital world of Second Life — a study that revealed an “incredible richness of mental life” and a vibrant sense of community among a largely unseen segment of the population.

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A New Global Agenda: Priorities, Practices, and Pathways of the International Community by Diana Ayton-Shenker Launches at The New School

The New School and Diana Ayton-Shenker, the university’s global catalyst senior fellow, celebrate the publication of A New Global Agenda: Priorities, Practices, and Pathways of the International Community, in which two dozen contributors from 10 countries explore ways of navigating volatile times and breaking through to a more just, sustainable, and vibrant world.

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#charlottesville: Before And Beyond, First Book To Emerge From The Violence And White Supremacist Rallies In Charlottesville, Va., Out Now

The New School’s Public Seminar announces the publication of #Charlottesville: Before and Beyond, a collection of essays by scholars and activists that tackle issues surrounding the violence and white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville, Va.

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