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.

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Faculty: Michael Specter

Michael Specter

Michael Specter joined the Bard faculty in 2012 as visiting professor of environmental and urban studies. Specter has been a staff writer at the New Yorker since 1998, where he writes about science, technology, and global public health. In 2011, he was awarded the World Health Organization's Stop TB Partnership Award for Excellence in Reporting. In 2009, he won the Robert P. Balles Annual Prize in Critical Thinking for his book Denialism: How Irrational Thinking Hinders Scientific Progress, Harms the Planet, and Threatens Our Lives.
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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.
Participants in the Bard/HESP Network Conference pose in Istanbul beforedeparting on a tour of the city.

Bard Network Students Gather for Civic Engagement Conference in Istanbul

Student leaders from institutions in the Bard network gathered for the second annual international Civic Engagement conference in Istanbul, Turkey, from March 14 to 19. "Get Engaged: A Bard/HESP Student Networking Conference" included 38 students that are doing community-based work. More >