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Mr Smith goes to prison

Panel Discussion Celebrates Jeff Smith Book Launch

The panel discussion and reading that took place Thursday, 9/10, for Urban Policy professor Jeff Smith's launch of his new book Mr Smith Goes to Prison, packed the Theresa Lang Community and Student Center.  Moderator Touré expertly led the discussion, and the panelists Jeff Smith, Soffiyah Elijah, Carla Shedd, and Melissa ...
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Climate Citizen Guide: A Call To Action

Hello #ClimateCitizens!I hope your school year is off to a great start.By now, you may have seen the Tishman Environment and Design Center (TEDC) Climate Citizen Guide, issuing a call to action for New School students to use their strengths in design, policy and social justice to take on climate ...
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Mr. Smith Goes to Prison

Live Stream: Mr. Smith Goes to Prison Book Launch

Tonight from 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Milano will be hosting New School urban policy professor Jeff Smith as he launches his new book Mr. Smith Goes to Prison: What My Year Behind Bars Taught Me About America's Prison Crisis at the Theresa Lang center in Arnhold Hall (55 West 13th Street.) Following a ...
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Milano Receives NASPAA 2015 Social Equity Award

Michelle DePass, DeanMilano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban PolicyI am pleased to announce that the Milano School has been honored by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) as the winner of the 2015 NASPAA Social Equity Award.NASPAA is the global standard for public ...
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Milano Launches New Course and Event Series: Politics and Policy

The Politics and Policy series is a thought-provoking, stimulating series of courses and events. The series will combine in-class lectures and assignments with the hands-on experience and intellects of both American and Global politics experts in order to dissect the 2016 U.S. Presidential Elections, while also providing an international perspective. From ...
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Professor Peter Hoffman Appointed Studley Faculty Fellow

We are pleased to announce that Peter J. Hoffman has been appointed Studley Faculty Fellow at Milano’s Julien J. Studley Graduate Program  in International Affairs for the period July 2015-June 2018. Peter succeeds Robert Buckley, who will depart after his three-year appointment as a Studley Fellow, a role in which ...
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GPIA Professor Appointed Distinguished Visiting Fellow

GPIA professor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr has been appointed Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the at the Research Institute of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA-RI), a think tank associated with the government of Japan's aid agency. As a research institute affiliated with a development agency, JICA-RI's work is both policy- and operations-oriented, ...
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Revisited: Richard Wolff on Greek Austerity

On May 6, as part of the Development Thought and Policy series, Professor Richard Wolff addressed a captive audience watching in person and online. His message: "what is happening in global capitalism and where it's going is something to become very worried about." Although the event was ostensibly centered on ...
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Livestream the Milano Recognition Ceremony!

The 2015 Milano Recognition Ceremony is happening this Thursday, May 21 at 4:30pm at the University Center of The New School. Graduates from all of the programs are individually recognized for the completion of their degrees and certificates and awards will be given out to students from each program. The ceremony ...
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Five EPSM Students Named EDF Climate Corps Fellows

We are proud to announce that five students from the Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management (EPSM) program have won Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) post-graduate Climate Corps fellowships.  EDF describes these highly selective fellowships as their “premier fellowship program.”  Winners are given an intensive week-long training session, and then placed with organizations ...
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A Tribunal on Failed Governance: Climate Change, Inequality, and Jobless Growth

Back in February 2015 The Milano School hosted a Tribunal on global governance failures regarding increasing levels of social and economic inequality, unequal and jobless economic growth, and climate change. The Tribunal also launched an alliance between the Ford Foundation and the Milano School. The Tribunal shed light on the way that conferences such ...
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Dean Michelle DePass To Visit California

Next week, Dean Michelle DePass will be headed to San Francisco and Los Angeles to to connect with alumni, admitted students, prospects, and others! The New School's President David Van Zandt will also be making the trip, along with faculty members from around the university. See below for event details, and ...
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