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VLCForum2018

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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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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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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MakeNYCMoreSustainable

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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‘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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