Cooper Union

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Bring Your Own Body: Transgender Between Archives and Aesthetics illustrates not just the multiplicity of transgender identities but the many forms of expression those identities take.

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Did Cooper Union Just Get a Second Chance?

by Hrag Vartanian on September 2, 2015

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They said it couldn’t be done, but today’s announcement by the Committee to Save Cooper Union (CSCU) suggests that the turmoil that has engulfed the beloved Manhattan university may be coming to an end.

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On Wednesday evening, a day after five of his staunchest supporters on the Cooper Union’s board of trustees resigned, the college’s embattled president Jamshed Bharucha announced that he will resign at the end of June.

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Last night five members of the Cooper Union’s board of trustees resigned: real estate mogul Mark Epstein (the board’s former chairman), Vassar College president Catharine Bond Hill, architects Daniel Libeskind and Francois de Menil (the board’s vice chairman), and investment banker Monica Vachher.

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In the market for a fine art degree but unsure how to pick schools? The real question is: which list of the top art schools is right for you?

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The board of trustees of the Cooper Union has offered not to renew the contract of the school’s current president, Jamshed Bharucha, if it would help bring an end to New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s investigation into the university’s management.

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New York State’s Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman, is investigating the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art (CU), the Manhattan university that recently began charging students tuition after more than 150 years of operating as a full-scholarship school.

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We’re at Cooper Union today to liveblog the ‘The Artist as Debtor: A Conference about the Work of Artists in the Age of Speculative Capitalism’ event.

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Dismantling the Higher Ed Swindle

by Julia Friedman on November 17, 2014

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Last week, Pioneer Works hosted a film screening of documentarian Andrew Rossi’s Ivory Tower followed by a panel discussion about the increasing cost, complex ideological underpinnings, and social dynamics of higher education in the United States.

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Several concerned parties, including the Save the Corcoran advocacy group, have filed legal briefs seeking to block the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s planned integration with the National Gallery, Washington City Paper reported.

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