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September 2018
Image Detention of Bard Berlin Student Activist Shines Spotlight on Lesbos Refugees Sara Mardini, a Bard College Berlin student and Syrian refugee awarded for her heroism, has been detained in Lesbos while helping to bring refugees to safety. Bard College is working to expedite her release. more>>

Image Interview: Roger Berkowitz on This Year’s Hannah Arendt Center Conference Berkowitz talks about this year’s Hannah Arendt Center conference, the ongoing relevance of Arendt’s work, and the timeliness of the conference topic: citizenship and civil disobedience. more>>

Image College in High School Alliance Is Awarded $1.2 Million to Enhance Support for Equitable and High-Quality Early College Programs The CHSA, of which Bard is a member, has been awarded $1.2 million from the Joyce Foundation, ECMC Foundation, and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in support of early college programs nationwide. more>>

Image Bard Appoints an Ambassador as Inaugural Diplomat-in-Residence Bard announces the appointment of esteemed Ambassador Frederic C. Hof as Bard’s first Diplomat-in-Residence in the Political Studies Program. more>>

Image Bard Professor Lauren Rose Empowers Girls Through Math Professor Lauren Rose has been helping girls in the Hudson Valley develop their appreciation of math through the Bard Math Circle. more>>

Image Bard Now Accepting Applications for Free College Course in the Humanities in Kingston, New York The Bard College Clemente Course in the Humanities is offering a college-level introduction to the humanities again this fall in Kingston, New York, to adults living on low incomes. more>>

Image US-China Music Institute of the Bard Conservatory Presents China Now Music Festival October 19–22 Facing the Past, Looking to the Future: Chinese Composers in the 21st Century features concerts at Bard’s Fisher Center, Lincoln Center, and Carnegie Hall with The Orchestra Now. more>>

Image BoJack Horseman Launches Fifth Season to Rave Reviews Raphael Bob-Waksberg ’06 and cocreator Lisa Hanawalt talk about the origin story of their “depressingly good” animated series. more>>

Image The New York Times Reviews CCS Bard/Hessel Museum of Art Exhibition Conditions of Being Art This “illuminating” exhibition uses a broad sampling of art and documentary material to celebrate the influential NYC gallerists Pat Hearn and Colin de Land. more>>

Image Salon Series at Bard’s Montgomery Place Campus to Focus on Regional Agriculture on Saturday, October 6 The Montgomery Place Salon Series gathers farmers, community members, scientists, legal scholars, and businesspeople to explore issues related to establishing a thriving regional agriculture system. more>>
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