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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Vera List Center For Art and Politics at The New School Presents Ballast Flora Gardens at Sites Across New York City
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?”
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
#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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In the Headlines
Katya Ekimian, BFA Fashion Design ’21, designed a dress for the Met gala (The New York Times)
A study by NSSR/Milano faculty member Darrick Hamilton sheds new light on America’s racial wealth gap (Think Progress)
A study by NSSR’s Shai Davidai confirms that you’re really going to regret not chasing your crazy dreams (Inc.)
Susan Rubin, Illustration ’82, is an accomplished pet trainer, and gives her recommendations for a healthier life for senior dogs (Consumer Advocates)
Alexandra Délano, chair of Global Studies, penned an op-ed on how the Mexican government supports its ‘migrant heroes’ while shunning individuals who are deported back to the country (The Los Angeles Times)