A Private College for the Public GoodBard College seeks to inspire curiosity, a love of learning, idealism, and a commitment to the link between higher education and civic participation.
The Bard Network
Bard Hosts First Early College Network Debate Workshop and TournamentOn Friday and Saturday, May 10–11, the Bard Debate Union, together with the Center for Civic Engagement, hosted students and teachers from the Bard Early Colleges in Manhattan, Newark, Queens, Cleveland, Baltimore, Harlem, and Hudson for the first Early College Debate Workshop and Tournament. More >
Bard College Student Wins Critical Language Scholarships for Foreign Language Study AbroadBard College senior Evan Tims has won a highly selective Critical Language Scholarship. This is the second summer Tims has been given this competitive award, which will fully fund his study of the Bangla language at the American Institute of Indian Studies in Kolkata. Tims studies Bangla because he hopes to work in the field of climate change–induced migration, an issue that significantly affects countries like Bangladesh. More >
Transformation and Inspiration
Professor Mary McCarthy called Bard a "mad, exciting place." This video offers a glimpse of the transformative, interdisciplinary experiences that students have at Bard.