"WOUND" Offers Space for Collaboration

"WOUND" Offers Space for Collaboration

An exhibition and study center in 41 Cooper Gallery provides tools and training to counter the corrosive effects of time regimentation 

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Talking about the Power of Play

In "Toy Talk," the second episode of Cooper to Cooper: Conversations Across Disciplines, professors Tamar Zinguer and Eric Lima discuss the role of playfulness in the classroom

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Gail Buckland, the Benjamin Menschel Distinguished Visiting Professor, talks about how she curated "Who Shot Sports?" a photography exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum. At left, a photo from the show: Daniel Rodrigues. Football in Guinea Bissau, printed 2016.Courtesy of the artist


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The Constitution Today

Watch "The Vice Presidency: Nothing but Maybe Everything," the second of our free 10-part course on the Constitution, taught by Akhil Reed Amar, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University



Meet the Deans: Mike Essl

We sat down with the alumnus, professor, co-plaintiff in the lawsuit that led to The Cooper Union's settlement with the attorney general and new acting dean of the School of Art for a chat about how he got where he is and what he would like to do while he helms the ship


Architecture Archive Awarded Grant

The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive was awarded a federal grant to digitize its Student Work Collection

  • 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, epilobe

  • 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.