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Design Intelligence Conference 2017

The fourth annual Design Intelligence Conference will be held on April 1, 2017 at Parsons the New School of Design. Hosted by the MS Strategic Design and Management department, the conference will feature panel discussion, keynote, skill-based workshops and networking opportunities for students, innovators and the design community. This year’s conference is inspired by the radical, political and social changes around the world, we will focus on exploring the role of designers as change agents, of how design can inform, inspire and empower.

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Intensive Week 2017

January 25, 2017 • Events, Featured, Featured Events, News, Our News, People, Student Events, Student Insights, Student News, Student Projects • Views: 521

The weeklong studio intensive was full of exciting events, course work and research. It was a chance for the online students of the MS-SDM program to visit the school and experience New York City. They also had the opportunity to use the making centre for a 5 day collaborative sprint where they

Lunch, Learn and Interview for Artefact with Dave Miller

January 24, 2017 • Events, External Partnerships, Featured Events, jobs, News, Opportunities, Our News, Student Events, Student News, Upcoming Events • Views: 496

  Artefact is a Seattle based design and innovation firm that uses strategy, human-centered design, and technology to advance meaningful change. Offering a world class team comprised of researchers, strategists, interaction designers, visual designers, industrial designers and software


January 16, 2017 • Faculty insights, Featured, Featured News, Global Design Network, News, Our News, People, Uncategorized • Views: 398

Rhea Alexander, Director and founder of the Parsons Elab, Assistant Professor of Strategic Design and Management, Aaron Fry Associate Professor of Design Strategies and Research Assistant Samar Ladhib published first academic paper on the Elab. Abstract: The “great recession” of 2008-09 in the

Kauffman Foundation awards $420,000 Inclusion Challenge Grant to The New School

December 6, 2016 • Featured News, Global Design Network, News, Our News, Resources • Views: 588

The Kauffman Inclusion Challenge Supports Institutions that are Helping Women and People of Color Succeed as Socially Engaged Entrepreneurs and Intrapreneurs The New School’s Impact Entrepreneurship Initiative Supports Graduate Students in the Development of Innovative, Market-driven Ideas

Climate Colab – Nike Materials Matter 2016

November 28, 2016 • Featured News, News, Our News, Student News • Views: 436

Fabrics and textiles impact our climate — a lot. How can we spark a materials revolution by rethinking how we value and use them? Two teams comprising of 6 students from the MS-SDM Program were declared as the winners and Finalists in MIT Climate Colab – Nike Materials Matter 2016. The


November 1, 2016 • Events, Featured, News, Our News, Upcoming Events • Views: 692

Graduate students and undergraduate seniors at The New School are invited to participate in our Chocathon: Re-imagine the Godiva Chocolate Experience from Friday, November 11 through Sunday, November 13. Design the sustainable chocolate experience from the bean up! In this three-day workshop,

ELab Pitch Night!

October 25, 2016 • Events, News, Our News • Views: 465

Join us for this exciting night and help us choosing the startups that will form ELab’s next cohort! The Finalists Pitch Night will host the presentations of the new applicants to ELab’s 12-month fellowship incubator program (November 14, 2016 – November 14, 2017).