Michael Schober, Chair, Honorary Degree Committee HONORARY DEGREE NOMINATIONS Our Honorary Degree Committee is beginning its work to recommend honorary degree candidates for Commencement 2016. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to submit nominations by email to email@example.com by Thursday, October 1, 2015. The New School awards honorary
A CELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR L.H.M. LING The Studley Graduate Programs in International Affairs invite you to a celebration of life for L.H.M. (Lily) Ling. The celebration will take place on Monday, October 22nd, from 5:30 to 7:30pm at University Center, 63 Fifth Avenue, Starr Foundation
Students, faculty, and staff are invited to nominate outstanding teachers for the Distinguished Teaching Award and for the Award for Outstanding Achievements in Social Justice Teaching. The Distinguished Teaching Award recognizes faculty across the university for excellence in teaching. We are especially interested in faculty who bring cross-disciplinary and
The Rehoboth Beach Film Society is currently accepting submissions of short films for the 2017 Morris and Roslyn Fierberg Student Film Award competition. Details are available on the Rehoboth Beach Film Society’s website. See below for submission guidelines.
You are invited to this week’s New School Graduation parties: Tuesday, May 9 at 6:00 pm in the Orozco Room: Global Studies Graduation Party Thursday, May 11 at 3:00 pm in the UC Faculty Lounge (700): Urban Studies Graduation Party
DCTV Docu Work-In-Progress Lab Application Deadline: 3/12 Have a documentary rough-cut? Apply to DCTV’s Winter/Spring Docu WIP Lab that supports documentary filmmakers at the pivotal post-production phase when dedicated feedback and crit-building germane to the editing process is needed most. Facilitated by the prolific director,
Students, faculty, and staff are invited to nominate outstanding teachers for the Distinguished Teaching Award and for the Award for Outstanding Achievements in Diversity and Social Justice Teaching. The Distinguished Teaching Award recognizes faculty across the university for excellence in teaching. The Award for Outstanding Achievements in Diversity and Social Justice Teaching recognizes faculty members who actively promote social justice through their teaching. You
The New School’s Honorary Degree Committee is beginning its work to recommend honorary degree candidates for Commencement 2017. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to submit nominations via this link by Tuesday, September 20. The New School awards honorary degrees to individuals whose accomplishments and contributions
Doc Studies alum Maya Mumma, class of 2007, was editor and associate producer on the HBO documentary Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley, which has just been awarded two Emmy nominations: for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special, and Outstanding Narrator. Here’s a link to a recent
Anders Birch, class of 2011, received a nomination for ‘Best Documentary’ at this year’s Copenhagen TV Festival 2014 for his film Denmark on the Prairie. Announcements to be made Aug. 15. More info at http://tvfestival.dk/TV-Prisen/De-nominerede-2014
Rory Solomon, Media Studies alum and winner of the 2013 Academic Achievement Award, was accepted with full funding to the PhD program in Media, Culture and Communication at NYU Laura Scherling, Media Studies student, was accepted with full funding to the Ed.D. program in Art
SMS alum Colin Nusbaum has been awarded the Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellowship for 2014! Board President Garret Savage said of Colin: “We were really impressed by the caliber of our applicants, as we have been for the past four years. But Colin stood out
Khushnuda Shukurova’s documentary Love Life Regardless selected by the Povery Cure International Film Festival
Khushnuda Shukurova’s documentary Love Life Regardless selected by the Povery Cure International Film Festival. Love Life Regardless unfolds the life of a rural Tajik woman in the character of a widow, Nadira Davlatova. Nadira is a nurse with 35 years of experience and a skilled farmer
Jeremy Kaplan (MA 2009) and Amy Browne (BS 2012) received the Audience Award for their feature documentary A Will for the Woods at the Full Frame Film Festival this year.
Alexander Campolo (MA 2012), winner of a 2012 Distinguished Thesis Award, will be joining the PhD program in the Department of Media, Culture and Communication at NYU in Fall 2013. Alexander, who was also named Media, Culture and Communication’s LeBoff Fellow, will also take part
Media Studies Alum Vanessa Bergonzoli (MA 2011) will be in attendance at The Academy Awards this year for her work co-producing Cynthia Wade’s Mondays at Racine, which was nominated for Best Documentary Short. Vanessa will be a guest of the Doc Studies Program later this Spring, post-Oscars.
Hannah Fidell’s (MA 2012) film A Teacher has been selected in the Sundance 2013 category NEXT. NEXT features “Pure, bold works distinguished by an innovative, forward-thinking approach to storytelling. Digital technology paired with unfettered creativity proves the films selected in this section will inform a “greater”
Jeremy Cohan (Doc Studies 2010) has received a Student Film Award from the Director’s Guild of America for his documentary short After, which focuses on suicide bereavement within a family. AFTER | A documentary short about suicide bereavement from Jeremy Cohan on Vimeo. All winning
Rosario Garcia Montero’s (MA 2005) feature film Las malas intenciones (Bad Intentions) has been submitted by Peru for consideration as Best Foreign Film to The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences. Since its premiere in 2011 in Berlin, the film has won a number
Laura Thies (MA 2008) and Mara Lesemann (BA 2007) – “Surviving Family” Featured at the Woods Hole Film Festival
“Surviving Family” is a feature film written and produced by Mara Leseman (BA 2007) and directed and edited by Laura Thies (MA 2008), both alums of The New School and the School of Media Studies. It was featured earlier this month in the Woods Hole