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December 2017
Image Bard Alumna Lolita Cros ’13 Among Top Young Women in the Art World Curator and art dealer Cros is one of five young women who will make the art world go round in 2018, according to W magazine. more>>

Image Bard is Honored for Work on Hudson River Water Resources The Hudson River Watershed Alliance (HRWA) has honored Bard College with its 2017 Watershed WaveMaker award for an organization working to protect, conserve, and restore Hudson River water resources. more>>

Image Francine Prose Reviews Reckless Daughter: A Protective Biography of Joni Mitchell Distinguished Writer-in-Residence Francine Prose reviews David Yaffe’s new book. more>>

Image Bard Prison Initiative Debate Team Beats Morehouse College The team, composed of students enrolled in the Bard Prison Initiative, debated Morehouse, which has one of the best debate programs in the country and the first historically black college team to debate at Eastern New York Correctional Facility. more>>

Image Chinese Music Finds New Foothold at Bard The Bard College Conservatory of Music will teach an undergraduate program in Chinese musical instrument performance starting next fall. more>>

   
Happy Holidays from the Bard Admission Team 

Image Bard High School Early College Queens to Receive $1.5 Million Grant The New York State Education Department has awarded $4.76 million to four recipients of the Smart Transfer Early College High School Program, including $1.5 million to Bard High School Early College Queens. more>>

Image Professor Stephen Shore’s Offbeat Sublimities “An immersive and staggeringly charming retrospective of the photographer’s work showcases his easeful acceptance of the world,” writes Peter Schjeldahl. more>>

Image Bard Students Exhibit at Art Basel Miami Forbes highlights the “New York Takeover” of the Freehand Hotel on December 8 with art installations from Bard College art students. more>>

Image Elizabeth Royte ’81: The Simple River-Cleaning Tactics That Big Farms Ignore In Iowa and elsewhere, runoff from fertilized fields pollutes drinking water and creates dead zones. Yet straightforward solutions exist, writes Royte in National Geographicmore>>

Image Want to Save the World? Start by Eating Less Beef Bard Professor Gideon Eshel is the lead author on a new study published in Nature that provides a model for sustainable U.S. beef production. more>>

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