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
The craft of food writing continues to be in transition from the traditional world of magazines, newspapers, and cookbooks, to the digital world of food blogs, digital books, websites, online restaurant reviewing, food photography, and the influence of social media networks. Industrial professionals and experts predict that in the years to come, there will be […]
THE FUTURE OF DATA JUSTICE EXAMINES THE IMPACT THAT DATA COLLECTION AND SURVEILLANCE HAS ON MARGINALIZED POPULATIONS
Three years of research in Detroit, Charlotte, and, Los Angeles, has culminated in the creation of the Digital Defense Playbook: Community Power Tools for Reclaiming Data. The research examines the disproportionate way data trails can adversely impact marginalized populations.
The New School is pleased to announce the appointment of Eriola Pira as Curator at the Vera List Center for Art and Politics, the university’s research center and public forum on art, culture and politics….
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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)