Bard at Work: A Visual History

Bard at Work: A Visual History Professor Joan Tower instructs a student at the piano, ca. 1985. Visit the Bard College Digital Archives to discover a collection of black and white images showing Bardians at work from the 1940s through the 1980s.


Student: Julia DeFabo ’14

Julia DeFabo ’14

Julia studies anthropology, French, and Africana studies at Bard. Her interest in Western representations of African art has brought her a long way from her hometown near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania—as a Bard student she’s interned at an Atlanta museum and will spend a semester in Senegal studying the nation’s language and culture.
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Bardians at Work

Bardians are everywhere. Whether working in Annandale or Berlin, in sustainable agriculture or in a tech startup, our community is making a difference. Bard faculty, staff, students, and alumni/ae are changing the way the world works, taking Bard's commitment to innovation and engagement worldwide. Being a Bardian means having an impact, wherever you may be and whatever type of work you're called to do. Look for members of the Bard community. You'll find us in your favorite films, your most ambitious business ventures, and your most innovative educational institutions.
Dan Gettinger ’13 (left) and Arthur Holland Michel ’13, holding astudent-built drone.
Photo by Don Hamerman.

Military and Civilian Implications: The Debate Over Drones

As seniors, Arthur Holland Michel ’13 and Dan Gettinger ’13 created the Center for the Study of the Drone, an interdisciplinary research and arts project based at Bard. Now the center is becoming a leader in the national conversation about drones. More >