The National Weather Service has issued an advisory calling for 4 to 6 inches of snow to fall this evening, ending by midnight. At this time, we expect classes to begin on time and administrative offices to open on time on Monday, March 2. We will continue to monitor the weather and its potential impact on the safety of our faculty, staff and students and will update the community as needed. Please use your best judgment, based on your own circumstances, in deciding whether you can travel safely to campus.
Keren Toledano graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard with a degree in English and American Literature & Language. She then went on to work as a literary agent, Hollywood story analyst and freelance writer. After receiving her MA from NYU in Arts & Humanities Education, she worked as a film festival fundraiser and coordinator, and built an online film archive. In addition to her work as a writing associate at Cooper Union, and an educator at The Tenement Museum, she continues to pursue creative writing projects in diverse genres. The winner of the 2011 Harvardwood Writing Competition in the short play category, she has completed a novel of historical fiction, a work of contemporary women's fiction, three screenplays and two stageplays. She is deeply invested in creating an interdisciplinary community of artists through her work with The Pacific Beat Collective, a consortium of creative minds.
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.