Please be advised that, due to weather conditions, The Cooper Union will close today, Monday, at 1 p.m., and will remain closed all day tomorrow, Tuesday. Classes beginning before 1 p.m. today should be dismissed at 1 p.m. Classes starting at 1 p.m. or later are canceled. Administrative offices will close at 1 p.m. today and be closed tomorrow. Staff in security, housing, and buildings and grounds should confirm schedules with their supervisors. A decision about Wednesday's schedule will be posted by 9 p.m. Tuesday. Please watch email or see this website for updates. The add/drop period will be extended through the end of day on Tuesday February 3rd.
Pam Newton has a Master’s degree in English from the Bread Loaf School of English at Middlebury College. She has been a high school and college English teacher for several years, including teaching in the Humanities program at The Cooper Union. She currently teaches academic writing at Yale. Pam also writes for magazines as an art/culture journalist. Past publications include The New York Times Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, The Brooklyn Rail, and The New York Sun. Ongoing projects including writing theater reviews for Time Out New York, book reviews for O the Oprah Magazine, and blogging for the Huffington Post. She also wrote one of the monologues in Nora Ephron’s play, Love, Loss, and What I Wore.
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.