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Professor McCandless Participating in United Nations Expert Meetings on Developing an Indicator Framework

Dr. McCandless is attending UNDESA Expert Group meetings on indicator framework for the post-2015 development framework this week. Over the last several years, she has been engaged with various specialist networks working to infuse peace, security, governance and justice concerns into the new framework (“goal 16”). UN discussions are presently focused around indicators, and Dr ...
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GPIA Alumna Nora Rahimian Leverages Hip Hop to Inspire Social Change

“It is when people feel something and relate to it that they are moved to change their behavior. This is reinforced by the special relationship between artist and audience.” –Nora Rahimian Nora Rahimian is a 2012 graduate of the International Affairs program at The New School and attended the Liberia IFP, where she began managing ...
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New Challenge Symposium Wednesday, March 4

New Challenge Symposium Wednesday, March 4 from 5 - 8 p.m. Theresa Lang Center, 55 West 13th Street   New Challenge is The New School's ideas competition for students who are committed to creating innovative approaches to addressing social and environmental challenges on a local or global scale.  The New Challenge Symposium gives students who ...
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Romancing True Power D20 Journal Available Online Now

D20 Journal, produced in conjunction with the exhibition Romancing True Power, is now available online. You can read the journal here. D20 Journal is published by Associate Dean Nina Khrushcheva with meticulous research and production conducted by GPIA student Yiqing Wang, and expert editorial contribution provided by another GPIA student Beth Pappas. This work–a close collaboration with Ms ...
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Professor Stephen J. Collier Co-Edits New Issue of Limn Magazine

The new issue of Limn Number 5: Ebola's Ecologies was edited by Andrew Lakoff, Stephen J. Collier and Christopher Kelty. This issue explores how the 2014 Ebola outbreak has put the norms, practices, and institutional logics of global health into question, and examines the new assemblages that are being forged in its wake. The contributions focus ...
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Associate Dean Nina Khrushcheva featured on Research Radio

Re-posted from The New School New_s Peeking into the Kremlin: A Research Radio Podcast Russia makes no shortage of headlines these days: countless on the situation in Ukraine, several more on the continued reign of Vladimir Putin, and a few—here and there—on the justification of sanctions. Nina Khrushcheva, The New School’s resident expert on the ...
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New School to Divest from Fossil Fuels

The New School has announced a bold and comprehensive Climate Action Plan to guide university policies. Developed by students, alumni, faculty, and administrators at our New York City and Paris campuses, the Climate Action Plan draws on our academic strengths and reflective practices, bringing together design, social research, and policy to address the challenges posed ...
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Professor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr appointed to The Independent Panel on Global Governance for Health

Professor of International Affairs, Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, was recently appointed to The Independent Panel on Global Governance for Health. The panel is a collaborative initiative between the University of Oslo and The Lancet and aims to provide evidence, based on high quality, independent research and analysis, which can be used to inform and impact on political processes that influence ...
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GPIA Alumna Darya Shaikh Challenges Leaders to Create Positive Change

Darya is the Director of US Engagement for Leaders’ Quest, an international cross-sector social enterprise that works with leaders to create a more equitable and sustainable world ...
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Alumni in the News: EPSM Graduates Excel as EDF Climate Corps Fellows

“I’m always amazed by what can be accomplished when you throw a bunch of really creative and intelligent people into one room for just an hour—let alone for nearly a week,” says Lisabeth Tremblay. The newly-minted Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy alumna, along with fellow classmate Zachary Koser, recently spent four ...
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Nonprofit Management Alumna Erika Nonken Applies Philosophy Background to Consultancy Work

“My training in philosophy…..helps me be able to take about 10,000 steps back and ask bigger, more underlying questions that usually arise in a staff or board meeting.  This helps me notice what’s not being said, the contexts in which their work is being done, and the impact of those contexts.” ...
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