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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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StreetSeats2018

Parsons School Of Design Presents Street Seats, a Sustainably Designed Pop-up Seating Space for New Yorkers to Sit, Socialize, and People-watch

Parsons School of Design at The New School presents Street Seats, a sustainably designed temporary public space for New Yorkers to sit, socialize, and people-watch. It will be unveiled May May 15.

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Parsons Festival 2018

Parsons Festival 2018 Features Innovative, Socially Engaged Art, Design, and Technology

The New School’s Parsons School of Design presents Parsons Festival 2018, a celebration of the leading art and design school and the creative and intellectual achievements of its graduating students.

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Collaboratory

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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Seeds of Change;Maria Thereza Alves Exhibit, Vera List Center Prize for Art and Politics, 2016-2018, New York-A Botany of Colonization

Vera List Center For Art and Politics at The New School Presents Ballast Flora Gardens at Sites Across New York City

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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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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NewSchoolCommencement2018

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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BENEFIT

The 70th Annual Parsons Benefit Honors Solange Knowles, Gucci’s Marco Bizzarri, and Farfetch’s José Neves

This year’s Parsons Benefit recognizes pioneering figures in fashion and the arts, and will support student scholarships for students who would otherwise be unable to attend the university…

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TheNewSchoolSXSW2018

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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