IS Department News & Events

IS Events

  • Subculture
    SUBCULTURE: MICROBIAL METRICS AND THE MULTI-SPECIES CITY Kevin Slavin / Elizabeth Hénaff / The Living (David Benjamin, John Locke, Danil Nagy, Damon Lau, Dale Zhao, Ray Wang, Jim Stoddart, Lorenzo Villaggi) In collaboration with Evan Eisman Company / DIA (Mitch Paone, Meg Donahue) September 19th, 2018 – January 12th, 2019  97 Kenmare Street, New York, NY Exhibition Opening: September 18th, 2018 Press and Members Preview: 6 […]
  • Sept 21 Open House Graduate Programs for Sarah Lawrence Genetics and Health Advocacy
    Graduate Programs Open House Saturday, September 22, 2018 Meet us at Slonim House.  Our program runs from 10:00 AM- 2:00 PM. Please see the schedule below and let us know if you have any questions. 10:00-10:30 AM            Registration and Continental Breakfast.  Slonim House Living Room 10:30- 10:45 AM            Welcome from Director […]
  • Science for the People Events: Puerto Rico, Decolonization, and More
    Science for the People is a radical grassroots organization determined to promote science and social justice. They have recently launched their new campaign, magazine, and a book about their history. They have a number of events coming up and monthly meeting. See  their site for more and next week Sept 20 is the rally for Puerto […]
  • Wed Sept 12 5-7pm Environmental Mixer
    Welcome (Back) Environmental Mixer WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2018 AT 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM 79 Fifth Avenue, 160479 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003 RSVP Please  Kick off the new year with food, drinks, and new friends! Join students and faculty from across the university with a shared passion for sustainability and environmental justice! This event is open […]
  • Wed Sept 12 Interdisciplinary Science Meet Up 5:30pm- 7:30pm Patterns in Nature
    Interdisciplinary Science Welcome Back: Patterns in Nature WED, SEPTEMBER 12, 2018 AT 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM Lang Cafe, Eugene Lang College65 West 11th Street New York, NY 10011 RSVP PLease We welcome students interested in the natural sciences, math, planetary health, sustainability, and social justice to join us for food, conversation, and student and alumni presentations. […]

IS News

  • Welcome Back and News!
    Welcome to all the new and returning students to The New School! The semester is going to be a lively one with  the 100 year anniversary of the 1918 Flu Pandemic and The New School! In September, The Museum of the City of New York is hosting a Germ City exhibit and series of talks […]
  • Healthy Materials Lab Courses Free for TNS students, faculty and staff only $240 for entire semester for Non-TNS individuals
    The Healthy Materials Lab is offering a suite of courses and a program certificate for Free to the TNS community and only $240 for the entire suite for non TNS individuals. Faculty, employees, students, and alumni can email Catherine Murphy, who will manually enroll you in one or all courses as you wish. The next session […]
  • An Apology for Toasting James Watson
    Genome Web News Apology for Toasting May 15, 2018 The Broad Institute’s Eric Lander has apologized for toasting Nobel laureate James Watson, Stat News reports. At the Biology of Genomes meeting last week, Lander gave a toast in honor of Watson’s 90th birthday. This sparked a backlash on Twitter, as the toast glossed over racist, sexist, and anti-Semitic remarks Watson […]
  • Provost Tim Marshall Says STEM May Be the Future – But Liberal Arts Are Timeless
    Check out our provost Tim Marshall defending the Lang education to the core in an op ed in Quartz… and in particular the Interdisciplinary Science Program which embraces the liberal arts!  
  • Jennifer Wilson presents ” Data Design and Social Justice” at the MAA meeting on Humanistic Mathematics
    On January 11, Interdisciplinary Science faculty member, Jennifer Wilson, presented her work on  with students in her course ” Data Design and Social Justice” at the Mathematics Association of America Session on Humanistic Mathematics at the  Joint Mathematics Meeting in San Diego, CA.  Jennifer co-designed this course with graduate student Elena Paunova, who is completing her graduate […]

Eugene Lang Events

Location When Summary Description
  September 20, 2018 at 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Undergraduate Programs Tour ON-CAMPUS - UNDERGRADUATEIncludes a 60-minute campus tour of the Greenwich Village facilities for university undergraduate programs. This tour is ideal for those interested in an introduction to undergraduate study within art and design, liberal arts and/or performing arts at The New School. For applicants and/or those seeking in depth information about academic programs at Parsons…
Wollman Hall, Eugene Lang College September 20, 2018 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Library Orientation for Lang First Year Students A mandatory introduction to research at The New School and beyond for Eugene Lang First Year Writing students. For more information or questions contact: Brita Servaes or Paul Abruzzo Presented by the New School Libraries & Archives.
Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall , 510 September 20, 2018 at 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Venture Lab Info Session II Are you a graduate or upper-level undergraduate student eager to launch a venture that makes a positive social impact? The Venture Lab is a Spring 2019 course designed to support teams in developing financially sustainable ventures that address critical societal challenges and demonstrate the potential for scalable impact. Taught by experienced faculty using the Lean…
Wolff Conference Room, Room D1103, Albert and Vera List Academic Center September 20, 2018 at 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Library Orientation for Lang First Year Students A mandatory introduction to research at The New School and beyond for Eugene Lang First Year Writing students. For more information or questions contact: Brita Servaes or Paul Abruzzo Presented by the New School Libraries & Archives.
  September 21, 2018 at 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts Campus Tour ON-CAMPUS - UNDERGRADUATEIncludes a 20-minute University Welcome Session and 60-minute campus tour of Lang facilities. This visit program is ideal for applicants or those interested in an introduction to study at Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts. Email:

Local Organization Events

Here are some organizations that put on exciting events in New York City. Check out their pages for the latest event information.

  • Ligo Project

    Ligo Project is a brand new effort being launched in NYC and Boston aimed at bringing together Sciences, IT, and Business in order to facilitate rapid and inexpensive commercialization of science innovations and promote increase access to medicine and healthcare as well as other scientific applications that might improve quality of life. Binding Capitalism with Altruism to Save Lives.

  • Genspace

    Genspace is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting citizen science and access to biotechnology. Since 2009 we have served the greater New York area by providing educational outreach, cultural events, and a platform for science innovation at the grassroots level. In December 2010 we opened the first-ever community biotechnology laboratory, a Biosafety Level One facility in Brooklyn, New York, where we offer hands-on courses to the public, provide extracurricular experiences for students, and encourage scientific entrepreneurship, particularly in the fields of molecular and synthetic biology. As a community-based lab, we offer members the unique opportunity to work on their own projects and experience the joy and wonder of science firsthand.

  • The Secret Science Club

    Underground, Shrouded in mystery, Chock-full of brainiacs. The Secret Science Club features:

    • mind-bending lectures
    • volatile experiments
    • chemical libations
    • star-gazing sounds
  • New York Academy of Sciences

    We convene more than 100 events and webinars each year, from major international conferences to intimate discussion group meetings of researchers with similar interests. These events cover topics in the life sciences, physical sciences, engineering, and green science and sustainability. We also offer career development seminars for young scientists and public outreach events through Science & the City.

  • Science & The Arts at CUNY

    Science & the Arts presents programs in theatre, art, music, dance and film that bridge the worlds of art and science. Since 2001 we have presented public events ranging from conferences and concerts to science demonstrations on the streets of New York.

  • Curiosity3

    CUriosity3 is a FREE Public Seminar Series held at Columbia University addressing the intersection of Art and Science.

  • Science Cafes