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January 2017
Image Bard Alumna Ting Ting Cheng ’02 is on the Organizing Committee of the Women’s March on Washington Vogue highlights the diversity of the march organizers and their willingness to engage in difficult conversations around race and privilege. more>>

Image Bard Athletics Top Moments of 2016 Bard’s student athletes have had quite a year! Peruse this chronology of the top moments of 2016, including Bianka Bell ’16 becoming the third Bard College women’s basketball player in history to score 1,000 career points. more>>

Image Bard Drone Center Directors Arthur Holland Michel ’13 and Dan Gettinger ’13 Collaborate on Drones: Is the Sky the Limit? at the Intrepid Museum This is the first major U.S. museum exhibition on pilotless aircraft. It is set to open at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on May 10. more>>

Image Alumna Jane Wong ’07: Poet, Author, Keen Observer Fulbright scholar Jane Wong reflects on “tangled familial relationships and the lingering influences of immigrant parents in poems replete with images of nature, insects, food and people.” more>>

Image Professor Felicia Keesing on How Opossums Help in the Fight Against Lyme Disease Bard professor, biologist Felicia Keesing on why these little marsupials are the unsung heroes of the fight against Lyme and other tick-borne illnesses. more>>

January is busy at Bard with  Citizen Science and  Bard Works

Image Bard College Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day with Volunteer Projects Students volunteered at 30 organizations across the Hudson Valley, ranging from Historic Hudson River Sloop Clearwater and Red Hook Public Library to Planned Parenthood. more>>

Image Kelly Reichardt Talks Certain Women, Peggy Ahwesh, Peter Hutton, and Bard Filmmaker and Bard artist in residence Kelly Reichardt talks about her new film, the benefits of festivals, and the strengths of Bard’s Film and Electronic Arts Program. more>>

Image Bard Prison Initiative: Exercise in Student Activism Opens Doors to Academic Achievement The Lumina Foundation profiles the Bard Prison Initiative, interviewing students, faculty, and administrators about the program’s powerful impact. more>>

Image Toward a Sustainable Economy: Eban Goodstein Takes the Long View on the Impact of Trump’s Presidency Eban Goodstein, director of Bard’s Center for Environmental Policy, outlines the progress toward and challenges to creating a sustainable economy. more>>

Image Bard’s Fisher Center Presents an Exciting Winter/Spring Season 
Highlights include Catskill Jazz Factory’s French Connection series; Neil Gaiman & American Gods; Bard Conservatory Orchestra concerts; student opera, dance and theater productions; and more. more>>

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