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Nadia Murad Speaks at Bard College

The Nobel Peace Prize Winner Visited the College in September 2016
Bard College joins the international community in congratulating Yazidi human rights activist Nadia Murad on being named a winner of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize. Murad shares the honor with Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege. Both laureates advocate on behalf of victims of sexual violence and human trafficking. Murad spoke movingly at Bard in September 2016 about her captivity at the hands of ISIS in Iraq.

Attention Applicants

Consider Bard's Immediate Decision Plan!
The Immediate Decision Plan (IDP) is one of Bard's early application options. If Bard is your top choice and you'd like to experience a more personal application process, then register for IDP and submit your completed Common Application by November 1. Information and registration link can be found here