Curricular

Activist-In-Residence

Launched in 2017, The New School's Activist-in-Residence position seeks to bridge the gap between practice-based social justice work in communities and the rigorous research that takes place at university. In an effort to create more collaborative pathways for the vital work of effective social change, the Activist-in-Residence at New School is...

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Civic Liberal Arts

Thanks to a generous donation from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, each semester Lang offers a suite of Civic Liberal Arts courses that brings community partners, called Visiting Fellows, into Lang classrooms. This program offers a rare opportunity to learn from distinguished non-faculty professionals in a variety of fields.

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College exchanges

College exchanges: Spelman College Located in Atlanta, Georgia, Spelman College, a historically Black college and a global leader in the education of women of African descent, is dedicated to academic excellence in the liberal arts and sciences and the intellectual, creative,...

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Debate Team

Founded in 2003 by a freshman who wanted to build community at Lang, the New School Debate Team currently ranks 27th in the nation in college competitions, ahead of Dartmouth, USC, and NYU. Debating engages students in the full range of intellectual and policy arguments on select issues of current public interest. It brings New School students as...

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Ethnicity and Race

All Lang students can take designated courses in Ethnicity and Race to supplement their major course of study. Those majoring in Liberal Arts (BA or BS, Liberal Arts) can explore Ethnicity and Race as a guided area of study; all others can elect to

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Global Immersion Program

The Lang Global Immersion Program in New York and Costa Rica is a cutting-edge program that enables students to combine classroom learning with practical experience through research on and analysis of Central American social and environmental issues. Students in the program have the opportunity to earn between 30 and 34 credits during their first year...

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