Former New School President Bob Kerrey is reportedly considering a run for the vacant U.S. Senate seat in Nebraska.
Archive for February, 2012
On Thursday, Community Board 2 unanimously rejected New York University’s expansion project in the West Village at their meeting in the St. Anthony of Padua Church in SoHo. CB 2’s rejection of the plan, while non-binding, is an early setback for the highly controversial “2031 Plan.”
New School President David Van Zandt faced a barrage of questions and concerns from graduate students at the New School for Social Research on Tuesday night, appearing alongside NSSR Dean Michael Schober at a town hall meeting organized by the Graduate Faculty Student Senate.
In the span of half a decade, electronic music has moved out of your friend’s smoky basement and found a home in the mainstream. Artists like Skrillex, Deadmau5, Flux Pavilion, Swedish House Mafia and Tiësto have made a neon splash in the pop music world — headlining music festivals, selling out nation wide tours, cracking the iTunes top 10 and [...]
Most millennials are postponing marriage. Meet the ones who aren’t. For some, the road to marriage is a series of trials, tests to determine if a couple is really made for one another.
What has become of you, Liam Neeson? It used to be that your name’s presence on the marquee really meant something. It stood for quality. For reliability. It told us, “This is a movie worth seeing.” Do you remember “Rob Roy,” Neeson? Do you remember “Michael Collins?” How about “Schindler’s List?” What do you think Oscar Schindler would have to [...]
Every day, Pamela Besnard, the vice president of development and alumni relations, spends her time flipping through paper files, scrolling through Excel sheets, dialing numbers, writing emails, or trolling through the school’s social networks. Along with her coworkers, Besnard is trying to help the university do something that it hasn’t always done well: keep in touch with its past.
Last December, The New School graced the pages of The Wall Street Journal — not for its lofty graduate program, nor for its musicians and designers — but for its athletics program. Under the headline “We Have a Basketball Team?,” The WSJ said The New School’s men’s basketball team has little worth playing for. It exists, the story said, in [...]
Richard Kessler had not ordered coffee, but he was the most animated customer at the O Café on Sixth Avenue as he discussed his vision for the future of Mannes College. When Kessler came to the school last year — to become its third dean since Mannes joined The New School in 1989 — he brought a host of ideas [...]
Last October, during the question and answer portion of President David Van Zandt’s university town hall meeting at Wollman Hall, Parsons professor Tony Whitfield asked a question regarding the administration’s efforts to promote academic and institutional diversity at The New School.