Climate Week NYC 2021 runs September 20–26, and The New School has an exciting lineup of virtual events focused on the changing climate, environmental justice, and more. In addition to these events, we’ve also gathered resources from our community to help kick off the week.

We hope you use the information below as a starting point to understanding and bettering the world around us, not just during Climate Week, but throughout the year.

ONLINE RESOURCES


Summer 2021 will be one to remember! After a year inside, we’re finally able to get out and enjoy all that the summer months have to offer. Whether traveling, spending time outdoors, or getting back into that pre-pandemic commute, we’ve got the perfect podcasts to keep you entertained while on the go.

Find these + more on our NEW Spotify Podcast Playlist!

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Despite the immense challenges the past year has posed, the graduating class of 2021 has created work that inspires, teaches, and even challenges us. Leading up to The New School’s commencement ceremony on May 14, 2021, we’ll be highlighting their work and accomplishments so our entire community can continue to learn from and support their research and art practices.

Additional work from the Parsons School of Design Class of 2021 will be featured virtually throughout the summer. More information about this year’s Parsons Festival will be available soon.

Interested in checking out more work from this year’s graduating class? Click…


Despite the immense challenges the past year has posed, the graduating class of 2021 has created work that inspires, teaches, and even challenges us. Leading up to The New School’s commencement ceremony on May 14, 2021, we’ll be highlighting their work and accomplishments so our entire community can continue to learn from and support their research and art practices.

Additional work from the Parsons School of Design Class of 2021 will be featured virtually throughout the summer. More information about this year’s Parsons Festival will be available soon.

Interested in checking out more work from this year’s graduating class? …


Despite the immense challenges the past year has posed, the graduating class of 2021 has created work that inspires, teaches, and even challenges us. Leading up to The New School’s commencement ceremony on May 14, 2021, we’ll be highlighting their work and accomplishments so our entire community can continue to learn from and support their research and art practices.

Additional work from the Parsons School of Design Class of 2021 will be featured virtually throughout the summer. More information about this year’s Parsons Festival will be available soon.

Interested in checking out more work from this year’s graduating class? …


Despite the immense challenges the past year has posed, the graduating class of 2021 has created work that inspires, teaches, and even challenges us. Leading up to The New School’s commencement ceremony on May 14, 2021, we’ll be highlighting their work and accomplishments so our entire community can continue to learn from and support their research and art practices.

Additional work from the Parsons School of Design Class of 2021 will be featured virtually throughout the summer. More information about this year’s Parsons Festival will be available soon.

Congrats, grads!

Maggie Boyce

BFA Fine Arts, 2021


Earth Day 2021 is just around the corner, and this week — Earth Week 2021 — The New School has an exciting lineup of virtual events focused on the changing climate, environmental justice, and more. In addition to these events, we’ve also gathered resources from our community to help kick off the week.

We hope you use the information below as a starting point to understanding and bettering the world around us, not just during Earth Week, but throughout the year.

ONLINE RESOURCES

The New School’s Tishman Environment and Design Center shared a list of books to read this Earth Week (and…


Events that are free and open to the public have been an important way The New School community stays connected, even more so now that the pandemic requires many of our interactions to be online. Our online events are spaces to connect, dive into new research, discuss the work of students, and learn on a personal level. Join video calls for readings, screenings, and panel discussions from the scholars, artists, and researchers that make up the university. You can also keep an eye on our events calendar so you’ll know when new events are added.

Keep scrolling for a few…


In the Spring of 2020, Parsons School of Design partnered with Special Olympics to create a class that paired athletes with student designers. The first collaboration of its kind, the course offered Parsons students the unique opportunity to work one-on-one with Special Olympic athletes and, together, create sustainable, inclusive clothing to be worn before, after, and during the athletes’ competitions.

“All of the class members and athletes demonstrated a new possibility for systems innovation in fashion: How can co-design, how can collaboration, totally reimagine process?,” said Brendan McCarthy, co-Director of the BFA Fashion Design program and Assistant Professor of…

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