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David Miliband, President and CEO of International Rescue Committee, in Conversation with Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility

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 […]

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TheNewUIE

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.

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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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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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Academics and Activists Explore Cons and Scams and Their Place in American Culture

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…

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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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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.

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CharlottesvilleBeforeAndBeyond

#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.

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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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