• Alumni Day

    Alumni Day

    Alumni Day 2018

    Saturday, April 28

    Alumni from all schools and programs returned to campus for a day celebrating alumni achievement, connection, and action. This year's program included an Alumni Day keynote with Nobel Peace Prize winner Ray Acheson, MA Politics '14; alumni-led workshops; campus tours; New School Minute; a closing party; and more.

    Take a look below to see all the day's action.


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    Alumni Day Keynote: A Conversation on Nuclear Disarmament with Ray Acheson, MA Politics '14

    Tishman Auditorium, University Center, 63 Fifth Avenue
    Ray Acheson, MA Politics '14, member of the steering committee of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize-winning International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), delivers a riveting talk on the uphill battle to abolish nuclear weapons and the immense progress she and ICAN are making to ensure safety and justice for communities across the globe.
    Introduction by William Milberg, Dean of New School for Social Research
    Interview by Deva Woodly, Associate Professor of Politics
    Watch on Livestream.

    New School Minute

    Tishman Auditorium, University Center, 63 Fifth Avenue
    Top faculty members present 60-second lectures on a range of topics and disciplines, including literature, artificial intelligence, race and ethics, and fashion.
    Introduction by President David E. Van Zandt
    Emceed by Brennan Lowery, MFA Acting ’14
    See the faculty list.
    Watch on Livestream.

    Alumni Day Committee

    Rebecca Alvy, MS Organizational Change Management '13; Manager of Player Relations, Knicks
    Sabine Blaizin, BA Liberal Arts '99; Director of Community Engagement, Public Allies
    Chloe Lewis, MFA Acting '14; Actress
    Haishan Liu, PhD Sociology '05; Initiator, US-China Asset Management USA, LLC
    Avantika Mankar, BBA Strategic Design and Management ’15; Global Operations and Strategy, Twitter
    Sara McDonald, BFA Jazz and Contemporary Music '13; Composer
    Nora Rahimian, MA International Affairs '12; Founder of #CultureFix
    Jessica Siskin, MFA Creative Writing '16; Founder, Mr. Krisp
    Nalima Toure, AAS Fashion Marketing '13; Senior Communications Manager, Microsoft
    Marco Zelaya Gomez, MS Urban Policy Analysis and Management '14; Capital Project Manager, The New York Racing Association
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