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Three Enter the Ring: Bard Graduate Program Alumni Running for Office

Three Enter the Ring: Bard Graduate Program Alumni Running for Office

The recent election of Donald Trump to the US presidency, along with his divisive agenda, has ignited a wave of new entries into the political process by those who might […] Posted on 18 July 2017 | 1:26 pm

Working for the President (of Manhattan)

Working for the President (of Manhattan)

NYC Government The governmental apparatus of New York City is probably more complicated than you think, unless you happen to have worked in it before. There are various city agencies, […] Posted on 17 July 2017 | 9:41 pm

Learning to Swim in the Deep End

Learning to Swim in the Deep End

Less than two weeks after the conclusion of the spring semester at the Bard Center for Environmental Policy, I found myself gearing up for my first day of work at […] Posted on 14 July 2017 | 4:24 pm

Protecting the Environment of New York State: The Legal Arm of the NYSDEC

Protecting the Environment of New York State: The Legal Arm of the NYSDEC

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) is tasked with the environmental protection of the entire state of New York. This protection comes in many forms, including environmental […] Posted on 28 June 2017 | 8:31 am

Bard CEP Faculty Publish Teaching Module: Regulating Carbon Emissions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact:  Krista Herbstrith Company Name: Science Education Resource Center Telephone Number: 507-222-5634 Email Address: kherbstr@carleton.edu Web site address: http://serc.carleton.edu/integrate/index.html InTeGrate is pleased to announce the publication of […] Posted on 16 June 2017 | 3:01 pm

Wallkill River Summit Galvanizes Support for the River’s Restoration

Wallkill River Summit Galvanizes Support for the River’s Restoration

On March 28th of this year, nearly a hundred people gathered at SUNY New Paltz for the third Wallkill River Summit, organized by the Wallkill River Watershed Alliance. Gathering together […] Posted on 5 June 2017 | 11:05 am

Third Annual Asia-Environment Student Research Conference

Third Annual Asia-Environment Student Research Conference

On April 14-15, forty students from across the country converged onto the Bard Campus to participate in our Third Annual, LIASE-sponsored Student Research Conference on Asia and the Environment. Terrific […] Posted on 30 May 2017 | 12:59 pm

Leadership: The Balance of Empathy and Strength

Leadership: The Balance of Empathy and Strength

Given the unusual political climate we find ourselves in, I wanted to learn from an expert who has many years of experience overcoming political barriers. Last week, I had the […] Posted on 13 May 2017 | 8:42 pm

Bard CEP at the UN: How Profitable is Adaptation to Climate Change?

Bard CEP at the UN: How Profitable is Adaptation to Climate Change?

This article is based on work alumni Judson Peck, ’15 completed for his Capstone Project at Bard CEP for the United National Development Programme’s Climate Change Adaptation team. Reposted from […] Posted on 11 May 2017 | 10:31 am

Microhydropower: Part of New York’s Clean Energy Future?

Microhydropower: Part of New York’s Clean Energy Future?

Hydropower has a long history in New York State. There are more than 6,000 dams in New York, some dating back to the 1700s. Even through the industrial revolution of […] Posted on 8 May 2017 | 3:09 pm