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THE NEW SCHOOL CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF INNOVATIVE EDUCATION WITH THE FESTIVAL OF NEW

Marking 100 years of groundbreaking scholarship, bold creativity, and world-changing ideas, The New School will open its doors to the public from October 1 – 6, 2019 with The Festival of NEW, a week-long celebration honoring its distinct legacy.  Alumni including Anna Sui, Dr. Ruth Westheimer, and Julio Torres join Andrew McCabe, Aasif Mandvi, Shaun King, […]

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The New School Announces Centennial Art Exhibit at Sheila Johnson Design Center

The New School presents a new exhibit of commissioned artworks, artist-led engagements and performances, and works drawn from the New School’s art collection and archives in celebration of the university’s Centennial…

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Tarana Burke, Kevin Kwan, Robert Mundheim Named Honorary Degree Recipients By The New School

Me Too Movement founder Tarana Burke; New York Times best-selling author and Parsons alumnus Kevin Kwan; and philanthropist, attorney, and longtime New School Trustee Robert Mundheim will receive honorary degrees and address graduates at The New School’s 83rd commencement exercises on Friday, May 17 at 11:30 a.m.

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President David Van Zandt Speaks with The Business of Giving on WNTM-AM 970

In a conversation spanning topics from The New School’s 100-year history to issues facing higher education institutions, New School President David Van Zandt was interviewed by Denver Frederick for The Business of Giving, broadcast on WNYM-AM 970…

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The New School and the Kindertransport Association Join Together to Commemorate the Kindertransport Movement 80 Years Later

The Kindertransport, a rescue movement that saved nearly 10,000 children from Nazi Germany, will be remembered at The New School through a series of performances, screenings, and panel discussions from April 10-12…

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Mayor Bill de blasio Congratulates the New School on its Centennial Anniversary

Citing The New School as a “global epicenter of innovation” that has strengthened New York City’s legacy, Mayor Bill de Blasio congratulates the university on its 100-year anniversary…

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‘I Am Not Your Negro’ Director Raoul Peck Named The New School’s 2019 Hirshon Director In Residence

Award Winning filmmaker Raoul Peck, director of I Am Not Your Negro, has been named the 2019 Hirshon Director-Residence at the School of Media Studies at The New School.

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Liberalism and Democracy: Past, Present, Prospects

Two days of a public seminar discussion featuring a diverse lineup of conservatives, liberals, socialists, veterans of Occupy Wall Street and Black Lives Matter, inside the beltway policy experts, scholars, and journalists that will focus on the challenges to the liberal norms of tolerance and pluralism.

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THE NEW SCHOOL ANNOUNCES $250 MILLION NEW CENTURY CAMPAIGN, LARGEST FUNDRAISING EFFORT IN THE UNIVERSITY’S HISTORY

The New School today announced the public phase of its New Century Campaign, the largest campus-wide fundraising effort in its history. The university has set a goal to raise $250 million to mark The New School’s Centennial anniversary as a dynamic center for scholars, artists, and activists.

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The New School Celebrates 100 Years of New with Year of Celebrations, Exhibitions, and Programs

The New School begins a year-long celebration honoring its legacy of academic freedom, tolerance and free intellectual exchange, as it looks ahead to the next century. Throughout 2019, The New School will invite the public to join in commemorating the university’s distinctive academic and cultural contributions through a compelling array of programs, exhibitions, and musical […]

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