For the Homeland, Students Put Lives on Hold As the mounting tensions between North and South Korea continue to dominate the front pages of newspapers, for most students at The New School, the reports from a far-off land are just another headline. Yet for the 558 South Korean nationals who attend the University – the school’s largest international population – [...]
Articles By: Michael Kaplan
An Assessment of Faculty Satisfaction at The New School A few months before the start of the Fall 2012 semester, part-time Eugene Lang writing professor Jennifer Baumgardner received an unexpected email from the administration. According to Baumgardner, she was not only informed that her class had been cancelled, but also that her contract at The New School would not be [...]
Dean Search Fuels Dialogue on NSSR’s Future The New School for Social Research is the longest-running asset of The New School. In the post-World War II era, few academic centers have gained greater renown. NSSR has employed the famed political theorists Hannah Arendt and Leo Strauss, the pioneering sociologist and civil rights leader W.E.B. Dubois, and the psychologist Erich Fromm, [...]
Former university president Bob Kerrey has resigned from his position as president emeritus of The New School. The news came on February 1, in a brief email from current New School President David Van Zandt.
On June 24, 2006, Ali Muamar, a member of the Hamas political faction in Gaza, was blindfolded, handcuffed and beaten by Israeli soldiers.
For many students at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, the century-old tuition-free policy is as integral to an education as textbooks, pens and paper are at other universities. At a time when students across the country are facing rising tuition costs, and the Occupy Wall Street movement has vowed to combat student debt, the Cooper [...]
Just about every day since the start of the Occupy Wall Street demonstration at Zuccotti Park, a middle-aged homeless man sporting a baseball cap and ripped jeans has been joining protesters to show his disdain for corporate greed and the economic elite.