Category Archive: Students

Professor Jeff Smith Discusses Topics from his E-Book ‘Ferguson in Black and White’

The December 2nd event hosted by the Urban Policy Program, the Center for New York City Affairs, and the New Black School: A Black Graduate School Organization, discussed the Grand Jury’s decision in the Michael Brown case and the resulting increased tensions surrounding racial and class inequality.

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The Lab Experience

The Urban Policy Lab is designed to expose students to real-time, client-based policy analysis. Lab clients include a wide array of public agencies and nonprofit organizations. Recent public sector clients include the New York City departments of Corrections, Design and Construction, Housing Preservation and Development, Parks and Recreation, and Probation; the Mayor’s Office for Environmental …

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Reflecting on Climate Action Week @ The New School

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The environmental movement is often oversimplified. Don’t litter. Recycle. Save the Rain Forest. Great campaigns are often reduced to catchy phrases that minimize the needs of underrepresented people and communities who have been systematically excluded from the protection of basic human rights. Challenging popular interpretations of climate change, The New School’s Climate Action Week successfully brought social equity …

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Corbin Hill Offers New Deals Just For The New School

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Corbin Hill Farm has announced that just for The New School, they now offer “Fruit Share only” purchases. Sign up a week in advance, and get a selection of two different seasonal fruits for $7. Pickup is at 2 West 13th Street, Sheila Johnson Center, ground floor. Corbin Hill also offers a Wholesale store open for all kinds of …

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The New Challenge Offers $10,000 to Support Student Changemakers

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How would you use $10,000 in funding to support your world-changing ideas? Apply to New Challenge to take your ideas to the next level.  New Challenge is a funding, mentorship, and learning opportunity for students from across the university with ideas who want to make a difference in the world. Winners will receive awards up …

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