On Wednesday, April 10, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced its list of 2019 Guggenheim Fellows. Among those honored with the prestigious fellowship are two professors of writing and literature at The New School: Helen Schulman, professor of writing and chair of Fiction in the MFA Creative Writing Program at the Schools of Public […]
Tishman Environment and Design Center Earth Week Events Focus on Environmental Justice, Sustainability, and Climate Change
There are about 23 million people in the United States who have successfully resolved a problem with drugs or alcohol, but we rarely see or hear their stories, especially compared to depictions of addiction in media, art, music, and film.
START YOUR ENGINES! “RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE AND ITS IMPACT” ADDED TO EUGENE LANG COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS’ THEATER PROGRAM CURRICULUM
Noted drag historian Joe E. Jeffreys will lead “RuPaul’s Drag Race and Its Impact,” an in-depth exploration of the award-winning reality television show and its far-reaching impact on contemporary culture, scheduled this spring at The New School’s Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts. In addition to probing the history of drag, the class will feature […]
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.
The new annual festival, created to celebrate the history and heritage of Greenwich Village, will feature a performance from School of Jazz and Contemporary Music faculty members, and an interactive walking tour of locales that inspired playwright Eugene O’Neill.
The Google.org foundation grant will support the development of cooperatives in the digital economy.
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.
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.
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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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)