Profiles

: Kyle Gann

Kyle Gann

"Kyle Gann's reputation as a composer is beginning to equal his renown as a writer on new music," wrote Paul Griffiths in the New York Times. Gann is an internationally known authority on American music and was new-music critic for the Village Voice from 1986 to 2005. He is the author, most recently, of No Such Thing as Silence: John Cage’s 4’33” (2010) and Music Downtown: Writings from the Village Voice (2006).
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Student Stories

The students below came from across the country and around the globe to study at Bard, undertaking a broad range of academic programs in Annandale. While pursuing their degrees, they volunteer in the community, develop their career goals, and bring their talents to the campus and the region. They share a love of learning and the leadership to make their mark on the world.

Student Spotlight: Soldier and Photojournalist J. p. Lawrence ‘14

Student Spotlight: Soldier and Photojournalist J. p. Lawrence ‘14

As a new Bard graduate, J. p. Lawrence will not be entering the work force for the first time—far from it. The anthropology and writing joint major, Bard Free Press editor-in-chief, and cross-country runner has been a member of the U.S. Army National Guard since 2008.

Why I Chose Bard



Samuel Pratt '14 chose Bard because the idea of a double major in philosophy and dance really appealed
to him. “What I knew was that any academic pursuit was going to be integral to my growth and evolution
as an artist.”

Profiles

Corinna Cape ’15

Corinna Cape ’15
Human Rights and Written Arts joint major Corinna grew up in the small town of Sherman, Texas. She has been active with Bard’s Center for Civic Engagement and the TLS (Trustee Leader Scholar) program, which supports student volunteer efforts.
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YuSung Eo ’15

YuSung Eo ’15
YuSung, a native of South Korea, is majoring in political studies with a concentration in global international studies. YuSung has been enrolled in the Bard Globalization and International Affairs program, and plans to go back to his home country after graduation in order to pursue a career in politics.
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Jessica Lambert ‘14

Jessica Lambert ‘14
Jessica Lambert is an environmental and urban studies major from the small town of Liberty, New York. Jessica has worked with local nonprofits as an advocate for youth empowerment and community organizing. As a student representative for the Bard Sustainability Council, she’s committed to improving environmental practices on campus.
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Lucy Flamm ‘15

Lucy Flamm ‘15
Lucy Flamm, from Cambridge, Massachusetts, is a history major with a concentration in Middle Eastern studies. Lucy is active on campus and off, taking advantage of interdisciplinary study, funded summer internships, and the freedom to start her own campus club.
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Mildred Kissai ’15

Mildred Kissai ’15
Mildred Kissai ’15, originally from Tanzania, was attending high school in Qatar when she learned about Bard. She’s a Citizen Science Fellow and also works with Bard’s Center for Civic Engagement. Mildred plans to joint major in biology and chemistry.
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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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Jack Lee ’15

Jack Lee ’15
Jack came to Bard from Atlanta, Georgia. As a Posse scholar, he is recognized as a young leader and receives a full-tuition scholarship to attend Bard. He’s a joint major in political studies and film, and plans to pursue a career in international broadcasting.
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Zerrin Holle ’14

Zerrin Holle ’14
Zerrin is a dual citizen of Turkey and the United States, majoring in anthropology at Bard with a concentration in Middle Eastern studies. Zerrin conducts research on displaced Kurdish families in Turkey and works with local human rights organizations. She’s preparing to study abroad in Cairo, and looking forward to a career as an anthropologist.
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Stephen Wyssenski ’15

Stephen Wyssenski ’15
Stephen hails from New Jersey and is moderating into the Psychology Program at Bard. He works as a laboratory assistant, finding time to write and act outside of class.
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Brianna Bean ’14

Brianna Bean ’14
Film major Brianna received a scholarship to come to Bard from Hawaii, where she grew up. A lifelong soccer player, she found her home away from home at Bard with her teammates.
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