A wide-ranging conversation between David Miliband, president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee (IRC), and the Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility at The New School on global humanitarian challenges, the role of academies and social institutions in enabling humanitarian action, and how members of The New School community can get involved in supporting […]
David Miliband, President and CEO of International Rescue Committee, in Conversation with Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility
Amid New U.S. Immigration Policies and Threats to Academic Freedom Around The World, U.S. Universities Join Forces to Assist and Protect Endangered Scholars
Amid new U.S. immigration policies and threats to academic freedom around the world, a growing group of 10 universities and colleges are joining forces to create The New University in Exile Consortium (The New UIE Consortium) — an initiative in which academic institutions will provide a haven for refugee scholars.
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.
The Center for Public Scholarship at The New School and the Society of Fellows and Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University host Cons and Scams: Their Place in American Culture, the 37th Social Research conference…
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.
Sociologist Eiko Ikegami Researches Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorder In The Virtual World Of Second Life
Eiko Ikegami, professor of sociology at The New School for Social Research (NSSR), investigated adults with autism spectrum disorder in the digital world of Second Life — a study that revealed an “incredible richness of mental life” and a vibrant sense of community among a largely unseen segment of the population.
#charlottesville: Before And Beyond, First Book To Emerge From The Violence And White Supremacist Rallies In Charlottesville, Va., Out Now
The New School’s Public Seminar announces the publication of #Charlottesville: Before and Beyond, a collection of essays by scholars and activists that tackle issues surrounding the violence and white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville, Va.
Alex Aleinikoff, Zolberg Institute Director And Former Deputy High Commissioner at UN Refugee Angency, Available For Comment On Trump Administration Targeted Restrictions
Alex Aleinikoff, director of the Zolberg Institute on Migration & Mobility at The New School for Social Research (NSSR) and former Deputy High Commissioner at the UN Refugee Agency, is available for comment on the Trump Administration’s decision to replace a ban on travelers from six Muslim-majority countries with targeted restrictions on visits to the United States.
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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)