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Shirley Jaffe A'45 Has Solo Gallery Show & NY Times Spotlight at Age 91

Shirley Jaffe A'45 Has Solo Gallery Show & NY Times Spotlight at Age 91

Featured in the Friday April 17 edition of the New York Times, Ms. Jaffe continues a lifetime of artistic practice with a solo exhibition in New York's Tibor de Nagy Gallery until May 2

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Type@Cooper 2015 Lectures Made Available Online

Type@Cooper 2015 Lectures Made Available Online

The first four lectures of the 2015 Herb Lubalin Lecture Series on the history and practice of typeface design have been made available on the Internet

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Milton Glaser to Deliver 2015 Commencement Address

Milton Glaser to Deliver 2015 Commencement Address

Acclaimed designer and Cooper Union alumnus Milton Glaser will deliver the commencement address for the Class of 2015

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Not So Far Away

Not So Far Away

"Three Views of Oman," an international exhibition making its U.S. debut in the Arthur A. Houghton Jr. Gallery until April 25, hopes to bridge cultures through photography. We took a tour with the curator

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Making Summer Plans at The Cooper Union

Making Summer Plans at The Cooper Union

Two new summer programs -- NYC-Summer@Cooper and the Summer Art Intensive -- will join the existing three to be offered to high school and undergraduate students in 2015. We look in on each

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Tiffiniy Cheng Tastes Victory

Tiffiniy Cheng Tastes Victory

The 2002 BSE graduate was a key player in a hard-fought and ultimately successful campaign to preserve “net neutrality.” She takes us behind the scenes

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  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.