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Eric Klinenberg “How Libraries Can Save the 2020 Election” | NY Times Op-ed

On September 3, 2020, IPK Director Eric Klinenberg penned a NY Times Op-ed titled, “How Libraries Can Save the 2020 Election.” Read the excerpt below, then click for the full article. As states rush to adapt their election systems amid the coronavirus pandemic, officials estimate that 80 million Americans plan to vote by mail this fall, twice…

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Announcing new event series “The Shift”

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge is pleased to announce a new event series, The Shift: Episode 1: “Introducing The Shift: Public Space” – You can watch the episode here. Episode 2: “Education”- You can watch the episode here. Episode 3: “Work” Episode 4: “Surveillance” Episode 5: “Climate” Episode 6: “Resilience”    Episode 7: “Art &…

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IPK Senior Fellow Caitlin Zaloom in the New York Times

On Friday, August 30, 2019, IPK Senior Fellow Caitlin Zaloom pens an op-ed in the New York Times entitled “How Paying for College Is Changing Middle-Class Life.” Read an excerpt below and the full article here. Everyone knows that higher education is expensive. The average annual price tag for attending an American college is now…

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IPK Fellow Mona Sloane and Public Books launch new series on ‘Co-Opting AI’

IMAGE: Daniel Rehn via Flickr On June 17, 2019, the first pieces in the Public Books series ‘Co-Opting AI’, a new collaboration between IPK Fellow Mona Sloane and Public Books, will be published. Read the introduction here. Today, almost 70 years after Alan Turing famously asked, “Can machines think?,” what we call “artificial intelligence,” or AI,…

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IPK Director Eric Klinenberg Named One of Seven Inaugural Knight Public Spaces Fellows

IMAGE: The Knight Public Spaces Fellows. From left to right: Sam Gill, Knight Foundation; Robert Hammond, Friends of the High Line; Eric Klinenberg, New York University; Chelina Odbert, Kounkuey Design Initiative; Erin Salazar, Exhibition District; Anuj Gupta, Reading Terminal Market; Kathryn Ott Lovell, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation; Alberto Ibargüen, Knight Foundation; Lilly Weinberg, Knight Foundation. (Not pictured: Walter Hood, Hood Design.)  Credit: Albert Yee. On June 19, 2019, IPK Director…

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